Dellworth Mining Project
|Savoy Hill Tenement (EL 6812)
EL 6812, Savoy Hill, is located approximately 30km to the north-west of Singleton, close to the Great Northern Railway line, in the upper Hunter Valley of NSW. Mining operations near Savoy Hill include Drayton Mine, Drayton South Project, Hunter Valley Operations and Mount Arthur which are located to the north, west, south east and north-west of the study area, respectively. Within EL 6812, land is owned by Anglo American, Macquarie Generation, Hunter Valley Energy Coal and the State of NSW.Exploratory drilling commenced on 30 September 2011 on Savoy Hill (EL 6812), the largest of the Dellworth tenements, targeting nine holes initially. The initial drilling program (Stage 1) was completed and after a joint venture (drilling program) with Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, this was expanded into Stage 2 drilling which included a further 24 holes. The tenement was renewed in February 2014 until June 2018.