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Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project Inquiry and Advisory Committee

The Public Hearing for the Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC) concluded on 22 July 2021.  The IAC is considering all submissions, presentations and evidence to inform its report which will be submitted to the Minister for Planning within 40 business days from conclusion of the Public Hearing.

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Project Overview

The Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project focuses on a high-grade area of heavy minerals in the Glenaladale deposit, about 20km northwest of Bairnsdale in East Gippsland, Victoria.

The project has the potential to be one of the world’s major producers of zircon, ilmenite, rutile and rare earths – minerals essential to technology, transport, communications and renewable energy.

Kalbar proposes to invest over $200 million in the development of the project, creating 200 direct jobs over the 15-20 year life of the project and creating significant economic benefits for the region.

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Project Bulletin For December 2021

  December 2nd, 2021

Next steps for Fingerboards Minerals Sands Project following EES assessment; Our Latest TV Ads on our Employee's; Round 3 Community Grants Program Recipients; Round 4 Community Grants Program Now Closed; Update on our Nursery

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Project Bulletin for November 2021

  November 9th, 2021

In this Bulletin you can read about: Pulse Survey - Voconiq's Local Voices Pulse Survey is now open!; Our Latest YouTube Videos on our Employee's; Update on our Nursery; Round 3 Community Grants Program Recipients; Round 4 Community Grants Program Open; Congratulations to our new councillors

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Project Bulletin for September 2021 v2

  October 4th, 2021

In this Bulletin you can read about: Webinar - Local Voices Anchor Survey results; Seeking Expressions of Interest for Community Reference Group; Seed Production Nursery promotion; Update about Application for Mining Licence; Round 3 Community grants Program still open

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