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A line in the sand: Sand mining finally ends on ...

Today we celebrate the end of sand mining on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) – and the return of nearly one-quarter of the island to the Quandamooka people.. Six years ago, the Quandammooka people asked ACF to join a long-running campaign to bring

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North Stradbroke Island sand mining ends in three weeks ...

2019-12-13  Sand has been mined on the island since 1949.(ABC News: Giulio Saggin)How long has sand mining gone on? North Stradbroke Island is the second-largest sand

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Impact of ceasing sand mining on North Stradbroke Island

2019-10-17  November 2011 assessment of the contribution of mining to the North Stradbroke Island (NSI) economy and community. Data for this update was provided by Sibelco. To assess the importance of mining activity on NSI to the local economy, this report examines the impact on NSI should all mining operations cease.

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Revegetated Sand Mining Areas, Swamp Wallabies and

Mining of mineral sands has taken place on North Stradbroke Island for over 40 years. Revegetation of mined areas creates a mosaic of seral classes. For a mine site in the northwest of the island, Landsat Thematic Mapper data were used successfully to map the distribution of seven seral classes resulting from mining rehabilitation.

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The Bligh Government Stradbroke Island ... - End mining

2012-1-17  Sand mining company Unimin [Note: Unimin is now called Sibelco] has called on the State Government to declare at least half of North Stradbroke Island national park as soon as possible. Unimin spokesperson Paul Smith said yesterday previously mined land had been rehabilitated to such an extent that it could easily by put into state reserves.

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PM - Sand mining battle on Stradbroke Island 27/11/2014

2014-11-27  He says there has been sand mining on North Stradbroke Island for decades, and while that has had some economic benefit, it's time to give the island a

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Sibelco Mineral Sands Official North Stradbroke Island ...

Sibelco Mineral Sands. per person. Sibelco finds, extracts, and processes mineral sands, and exports around the world. Sand mining has been present on Straddie since the 1950s, and provides employment and training for the local community.

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North Stradbroke Island Field Trip - Hobart and William ...

2004-8-5  They process 40 million tons of the island's sand recovering a very small percentage of rutile, zircon, and ilmenite. Silica sand which is used in the production of glass is also mined at a site north-east of Dunwich. Near Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island. As might be expected on a sand island, there are several fresh water lakes, the ...

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Saving Straddie’s Sand - NASA

2020-5-6  North Stradbroke Island—affectionately nicknamed “Straddie”—is the world’s second-largest sand island. Located about 30 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Brisbane, Australia, Straddie is a major tourism draw in Queensland, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to enjoy the beaches, wildlife, and surfing.

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About dredge mining – Save Straddie

2011-1-27  About dredge mining. January 27, 2011. by savestraddie. ‘Dredge mining’ is the main method used for obtaining the mineral sands from the Yarraman and Enterprise mines . A very large deep hole is dug out of the island using mining machinery. This hole is then flooded with water and a dredge is floated on this ‘dredge pond’. The dredge ...

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Mine Details MiningLink.au

2. Dry mining. This is the process undertaken to supply supplementary feed to the dredge. This is primarily used for the purposes of mining sand suitable for making glass. Dry mining units (DMU's), that compliment heavy mineral production, were introduced to the North Stradbroke Island operation in 2003.

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North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability

2016-5-3  Despite the continuation of sand mining on North Stradbroke Island being an issue at the last two elections, there was a perception of a lack of consultation prior to the drafting of the 2015 bill and it is

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Revegetated Sand Mining Areas, Swamp Wallabies and

Mining of mineral sands has taken place on North Stradbroke Island for over 40 years. Revegetation of mined areas creates a mosaic of seral classes. For a mine site in the northwest of the island, Landsat Thematic Mapper data were used successfully to map the distribution of seven seral classes resulting from mining rehabilitation.

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Straddie's post-mining future: 'The process is failing the ...

2018-9-8  The crawling pace of North Stradbroke Island’s $20 million transition from sand mining to tourism has thousands of residents concerned as the mining deadline looms. There are just 15 months ...

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The Bligh Government Stradbroke Island ... - End mining

2012-1-17  Sand mining company Unimin [Note: Unimin is now called Sibelco] has called on the State Government to declare at least half of North Stradbroke Island national park as soon as possible. Unimin spokesperson Paul Smith said yesterday previously mined land had been rehabilitated to such an extent that it could easily by put into state reserves.

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North Stradbroke Island Field Trip - Hobart and William ...

2004-8-5  They process 40 million tons of the island's sand recovering a very small percentage of rutile, zircon, and ilmenite. Silica sand which is used in the production of glass is also mined at a site north-east of Dunwich. Near Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island. As might be expected on a sand island, there are several fresh water lakes, the ...

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North Stradbroke Island — Mark Robinson MP

2016-5-27  The Palaszczuk Labor Government has admitted to having no plan to replace sacked workers, the morning after sneaking through laws to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island at the mid-night hour – a move that will cut hundreds of jobs and create an uncertain future for the local community.“The local Member for North Stradbroke Island ...

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North Stradbroke Island - Coastal Ventures 🚤

Along with tourism, North Stradbroke’s other main trade is sand mining but due to ecological opposition and cultural significance, sand mining on the island is due to cease in 2019. Another interesting story is that of the Stradbroke Island Galleon. Although

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Sibelco Mineral Sands Official North Stradbroke Island ...

Sibelco Mineral Sands. per person. Sibelco finds, extracts, and processes mineral sands, and exports around the world. Sand mining has been present on Straddie since the 1950s, and provides employment and training for the local community.

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Where's the Ramsar site management plan? - Redlands2030

2016-8-7  Moreton Bay Ramsar site areas (in red) and Sibelco’s Enterprise sand mine on North Stradbroke Island. Toondah Harbour plans shouldn’t be assessed until a management plan for the Moreton Bay Ramsar site has been put in place says Friends of Stradbroke Island (FOSI) In its submission to the Federal Government, FOSI says: a twenty two year ...

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Stradbroke Island sand mining – economic tricks and a ...

2013-11-10  Stradbroke Island has been in the news recently, following revelations that Belgian mining company, Sibelco, spent $91,000 at the last Queensland election in a successful attempt to unseat a politician opposed to extending its sand mining operations on the island. The former government’s policy was to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island in 2019, while the incoming Newman government

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A review of the report ‘Impact on North Stradbroke Island ...

Economists at Large have undertaken a review of the report, Impact on North Stradbroke Island from ceasing sand mining (the Unimin Report), conducted by Synergies Economic Consulting (the Consultants) for Unimin Australia (now Sibelco) and released in June 2010. Save Straddie Alliance asked Economists at Large to review the Report. We found three main flaws in the report:

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Revegetated Sand Mining Areas, Swamp Wallabies and

Mining of mineral sands has taken place on North Stradbroke Island for over 40 years. Revegetation of mined areas creates a mosaic of seral classes. For a mine site in the northwest of the island, Landsat Thematic Mapper data were used successfully to map the distribution of seven seral classes resulting from mining rehabilitation.

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Fears over ending mining on North Stradbroke a

2016-2-22  The Enterprise sand mine on North Stradbroke Island. A report by the Australia Institute says the Queensland Resources Council’s concerns are ‘misguided’.

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North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability

2016-5-3  Despite the continuation of sand mining on North Stradbroke Island being an issue at the last two elections, there was a perception of a lack of consultation prior to the drafting of the 2015 bill and it is

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Straddie's post-mining future: 'The process is failing the ...

2018-9-8  The crawling pace of North Stradbroke Island’s $20 million transition from sand mining to tourism has thousands of residents concerned as the mining deadline looms. There are just 15 months ...

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North Stradbroke Island - Coastal Ventures 🚤

Along with tourism, North Stradbroke’s other main trade is sand mining but due to ecological opposition and cultural significance, sand mining on the island is due to cease in 2019. Another interesting story is that of the Stradbroke Island Galleon. Although

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Draft North Stradbroke Island Economic Transition

2015-12-3  The Queensland Government is committed to phasing out sand mining on North Stradbroke Island by 2019 and expanding the island's existing industries to ensure a strong, sustainable economy for all who live and work there. To deliver this commitment, the Queensland Government has developed a Draft North Stradbroke Island Economic Transition ...

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Where's the Ramsar site management plan? - Redlands2030

2016-8-7  Moreton Bay Ramsar site areas (in red) and Sibelco’s Enterprise sand mine on North Stradbroke Island. Toondah Harbour plans shouldn’t be assessed until a management plan for the Moreton Bay Ramsar site has been put in place says Friends of Stradbroke Island (FOSI) In its submission to the Federal Government, FOSI says: a twenty two year ...

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Stradbroke : a brief history

2019-10-9  sand islands are subject to constant erosion, which has been a feature in the history of Stradbroke Island since European occupation, most spectacularly when the sea broke through between North and South Stradbroke Islands during a storm in 1896. Durbidge and Covacevich1 suggest that in 1770, Moreton and

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