Proposals previously assessed

Foundry expansion, Kilburn (Bradken Resources Pty Ltd)

The proposal

The development proposal for a foundry expansion by Bradken Resources Pty Ltd will be situated at Kilburn.

Bradken Resources has been operating a foundry at Cromwell Road, Kilburn since 1949 and is a major supplier of metal products to the mining industry.

The company proposes expanding its operations to meet the demands from mining growth in the state as well as other heavy engineering projects.

The proposal covers the upgrade of existing buildings and equipment, including a new melting furnace and expanded heat treatment.

Assessment stages and documentation

Stage of assessment process



Declaration as major development

25 January 2006

13 April 2006 (amended declaration)

See notices in Government Gazette

Release of issues paper by major developments panel

26 April 2006

Foundry issues paper public notice - (34.2 KB PDF)

Foundry issues paper - (962.2 KB PDF)

Public comment on issues paper

26 April 2006 - 23 May 2006

Submissions available on request

Release of guidelines by major developments panel (PER level of assessment determined)

5 July 2006

Release of public environmental report (PER) by proponent for public comment

PER released on Wednesday 28 February 2007 - extended public comment period closed 30 April 2007.


Written submissions commenting on the PER were invited until 30 April 2007.

Public Meeting

A public meeting was held during the exhibition period on 22 March at the Kilburn Hall, 49 LeHunte Street, Kilburn.

Response by proponent to public and agency comment on PER document

Response document released on Wednesday 18 July 2007 for public information

Assessment report by Minister

Assessment report released 13 December 2007

Bradken Assessment Report November 2007 - (2.4 MB PDF)

Decision by Governor

13 December 2007

See notice in Government Gazette

Delegate of Governor Decision

30 October 2008

5 February 2009

5 March 2009

29 October 2009

See notices in Government Gazette

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