Operating Licence

Cockburn Cement operates in accordance with Department of Environment Regulation (DER) requirements under an Operating Licence. 

The Operating Licence seeks to minimise emissions and impacts associated with the operation of the Munster Plant. The Operating Licence requires us to operate our cement and quicklime works in compliance with specified emission limits and to monitor and regularly report on environmental performance.

During the past decade, particulate emissions limits have been reduced from 180mg/m3 to a new limit level of 50mg/m3, representing a reduction of nearly 45%.

We are committed to ensuring that our operations continue to comply with our Operating Licence at all times, including the continuous stack emissions monitoring, testing, reporting and corrective action processes. See our Air section for more information on emissions testing and monitoring.

Download a copy of our current Operating Licence.

Ministerial Decision on Licence Renewal for Munster Plant

Cockburn Cement has been formally advised that the WA Minister for Environment has considered and determined the appeals on the operating Licence for its Munster Cement and Lime Operations.

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If you have questions or feedback, phone Freecall 1800 156 826 and leave a message including your name, address, return phone number.

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Live Emissions Feed

View the live data feed for particulate emissions from kilns 5&6. Data is transferred from the stack analysers, to process control systems and reporting software, and then displayed on this website as a live feed.