Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd: Application for marine consent
Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) is proposing to undertake an iron sand mining project in the South Taranaki Bight. It plans to mine iron ore from the seabed and process it aboard a floating production, storage and offloading vessel prior to export.
Hearing schedule for week one available - 7 March 2014
The hearing for the TTR application will commence at 9.30am on Monday 10 March at the Marist St Pats Rugby Club, Ruahine Street, Haitaitai, Wellington. The schedule for the first week of the hearing is available below:
Hearing schedule (pdf, 80 kb)
Directions and Hearing Procedures - 4 March 2014
The Directions and Hearing Procedures issued by the Decision-making Committee are available below:
- The Decision-making Committee made a small amendment to the Directions and Hearing Procedures on 3 March 2014, to advise that after the applicant and submitters have made their opening representations, the ‘non expert' witnesses for these parties may present their evidence (new paragraph 14 – Appendix 3).
- The Committee updated the hearing timetable with general locations for those parts of the hearing outside Wellington. Venue details will follow. There are also updated dates for providing non-expert evidence statements to the EPA.
Sediment plume model (updated report) - 4 March 2014
The EPA has received an updated version of an independent report that assesses the validity of TTR’s sediment plume model. This report further considers the evidence provided by TTR relating to its sediment plume model. You can view the report at the link below:
Further information table from TTR - 26 February 2014
TTR has provided a table that identifies where in the evidence it has responded to the EPA’s request for further information. The table can be viewed here:
TTR also provided tables that identify where in the evidence it has responded to gaps identified in the EPA staff report and additional information. You can view these tables here:
|Date on which hearing will commence
||10 March 2014 |
In this section:
Learn more about TTR’s application for a marine consent and view the application documents.
Read the reports, advice and evidence provided to the EPA about TTR's marine consent application.
View or download the submissions made on TTR's marine consent application here.
Read about the committee of independent experts that will decide on the TTR marine consent application.
Information about the hearing will be available here. It is expected the hearing will start on 10 March 2014.
View previous updates on the proposal here.
EPA project team contact details, including media contact.