Robert Kanen, Geologist

Robert Kanen, BAppSci BSc Hons, Geologist
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Prospecting License PL008385

Elaine, Victoria

Notice of Application for a Prospecting Licence (PL008385)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (MRSDA) – Section 15(5)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019 – Regulation 22(1) and Schedule 1
1. Name and address of applicant
Robert Kanen Geologist
7 Somerset CRT Leopold
Victoria 3224

2. Contact phone number and email address of the applicant for maps and other information requests
Robert Kanen
Telephone: 0412 779 874
3. Applicant’s website

Robert Kanen, Geologist

4. Details of the Application
Application No. PL008385
Locality: 3.5km south of Mount Doran, 30km south of Ballarat
Area of application: 2.6 Hectares
Date of application: 08/02/2024
Term the licence is applied for: 7 years
Outline of proposed works:
For the first year, push and detect, plus bulk sampling and gravity processing. Following years will involve further push and detect and mining to a depth of 5m, extending existing open pit.Throughout the mining process, Robert Kanen will consult with individual land holders and the broader community and provide information on planned exploration activities and allow opportunities for feedback to be incorporated into the planning process.
5. Objections or Comments
Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted. (Section 24 and 24A, Mineral
Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990).
A person who objects or comments must:
a. put the objection or comments in writing; and
b. include the grounds on which it is made.
All objections or comments must be lodged within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised and can be lodged online or posted to:
The Minister for Energy & Resources
c/ – Manager Licensing
Earth Resources Regulator
PO Box 500
East Melbourne Victoria 8002
It is recommended that comments or objections are lodged online at Enquiries can be made to the Earth Resources Information Centre on 136186.
6. a. Subject to other statutory requirements being satisfied, a prospecting licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to prospect or explore for minerals, carry out mining on the relevant land, and do anything else that is incidental to that mining.

b. Further information regarding the statutory requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken on a licence, including landowner and occupier consent requirements, is available on the department’s Community & Land Use page.