Victorian government rejects mineral sands mine

THE Victorian government has rejected Kalbar Resources' Fingerboards mineral sands project near Bairnsdale, East Gippsland, over environmental concerns.

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The Fingerboards mineral sands project in Victoria

While the approval has been rejected, there is the possibility the mine's owner will appeal.

Kalbar intended to mine 170 million tonnes of ore containing zircon, ilmenite, rutile and rare earths.