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Weipa - Rio Tinto

The development of Amrun, our newest mine, completed in 2018, will extend the life of our Weipa bauxite operations by decades to come, significantly building on our 55-year history on the Western Cape, and providing jobs and supporting business growth in the region. The mine

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Weipa

Weipa Our world-class Weipa bauxite operation exports over 30 million tonnes of bauxite annually. Learn more about the world's largest mining operations company with Rio Tinto today.

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Operations - Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto owns and operates the Weipa bauxite mine located on Western Cape York Peninsula. Our operation consists of two continuous mining operations at East Weipa and Andoom, two beneficiation plants, 19 kilometres of railway to transport bauxite to the port area and two ship loaders.

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Bauxite Operations — YELRAH GROUP

Roughly 95km north of Weipa, the Bauxite Hills Mine Site Project is owned and operated by Metro Mining on a tenement package of 2505km square. This mine site has a life expectancy of 17 years, with the potential to extend the mine further into the future as a reliable source of bauxite. The Bauxite Hills Mine is expected to create 200 jobs when fully operational, including a 30% target for ...

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Mining Operations at Weipa - AusIMM

Weipa, today, is the largest bauxite mining operation in the world and holds a significant position on the world bauxite scene as the operation 1. supplies 15 per cent of the Western World’s metallurgical grade bauxite requirements, Z. produces 50 per cent of the world’s demand for abrasive grade calcined bauxite, and 3. is the world’s largest bauxite shipp ing port.

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Major Mines Projects Weipa Mine

23/09/2019  The Weipa operations consist of two continuous mining operations at East Weipa and Andoom, two beneficiation plants, 19 kilometres of railway to transport mined bauxite to the port area, two stockpiles and two ship loaders. Bauxite ore in Weipa is found in a layer three to four metres deep in the form of small, red pebbles, called pisolites.

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Maiden bauxite shipment from Weipa's Hey Point a step ...

The mine produces 26 million tonnes of bauxite annually. Mr Slesarewich said two new bauxite operations in Weipa would complement, not compete with, the mining giant.

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Town Overview – Weipa Town Authority

Mining operations The Weipa region is extremely rich in bauxite, with much of the surrounding land around the township leased to the mining company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto Weipa is a major contributor to the regional economy, making significant investments in local infrastructure.

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Joystick control enhances efficiency at bauxite operations ...

Collaboration among Australian engineers has supported Rio Tinto’s Weipa and Gove bauxite maintenance operations. Australian Mining reports.. Rio Tinto’s bauxite operations in Queensland and ...

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Bauxite Operations — YELRAH GROUP

Roughly 95km north of Weipa, the Bauxite Hills Mine Site Project is owned and operated by Metro Mining on a tenement package of 2505km square. This mine site has a life expectancy of 17 years, with the potential to extend the mine further into the future as a reliable source of bauxite. The Bauxite Hills Mine is expected to create 200 jobs when fully operational,

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Major Mines Projects Bauxite Hills Mine

Mining experience in Weipa and Andoom has demonstrated that cemented bauxite is typically a small percentage of the total bauxite in this region. The geological interpretation is grade-based using a threshold of =45% total Al2O3 and =15% total SiO2 for BH1 and BH2 and of =45% total Al2O3 and =20% total SiO2 for BH6 (including the old Gulf Alumina areas), to define economic bauxite

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Maiden bauxite shipment from Weipa's Hey Point a step ...

The mine produces 26 million tonnes of bauxite annually. Mr Slesarewich said two new bauxite operations in Weipa would complement, not compete with, the mining giant.

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Town Overview – Weipa Town Authority

Mining operations. The Weipa region is extremely rich in bauxite, with much of the surrounding land around the township leased to the mining company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto Weipa is a major contributor to the regional economy, making significant investments in local infrastructure. Rio Tinto owns and operates the Weipa bauxite mine, holding three leases that span 3,860

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Bauxite Hills, the largest independent bauxite mine in the ...

Metro Mining Ltd is pleased to announce the commencement of mining operations at the Bauxite Hills mine, which will be the largest independent mine in Weipa Bauxite Region. Metro is mining at an initial rate of 2 Mt/y and, subject to expansion capital, will ramp up to a steady-state 6 Mt/y over the first four years. Government approvals are in place to mine up to 10 Mt/y.

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Rio Tinto cuts 41 jobs at Weipa bauxite mine operations ...

MINING giant Rio Tinto is laying off more than 40 staff at its Weipa bauxite operations.

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Rio Tinto cuts 41 jobs at Weipa bauxite mine operations ...

21/04/2016  MINING giant Rio Tinto is laying off more than 40 staff at its Weipa bauxite operations.

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Weipa - Wikipedia

Weipa / ˈ w iː p ə / is a coastal mining town in the local government area of Weipa Town in Queensland, Australia. It is the largest town on the Cape York Peninsula.It exists because of the enormous bauxite deposits along the coast. The Port of Weipa is mainly involved in exports of bauxite. There are also shipments of live cattle from the port.

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Weipa bauxite mine .. Info About What's This?

exists because of the enormous bauxite deposits along the coast. The Port of Weipa is mainly involved in exports of bauxite There are also shipments of Comalco which operates a bauxite mine in the area through a governing body called the Weipa Town Authority. In June 2018, Weipa Town had a population of 287 million in assistance from Australian tax dollars. RTA owns the Weipa Bauxite mine ...

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The History Of Weipa Port - Mackay Ports

The government of Queensland granted a mining lease to Comalco in 1957 and a special bauxite mining lease a year later. By 1963, the first commercial shipment of the ore was dispatched from the port of Weipa. A new village was established on the Weipa mission outpost and Aboriginal reserve area in 1965. A year later, the Queensland Department ...

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Bauxite Operations — YELRAH GROUP

Roughly 95km north of Weipa, the Bauxite Hills Mine Site Project is owned and operated by Metro Mining on a tenement package of 2505km square. This mine site has a life expectancy of 17 years, with the potential to extend the mine further into the future as a reliable source of bauxite. The Bauxite Hills Mine is expected to create 200 jobs when fully operational, including a 30% target for ...

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Bauxite Hills Operations Update - Metro Mining

28/02/2019  Bauxite Hills Mine 95 kms north of Weipa on western Cape York. As planned, with the start of the Far North Queensland wet season, mining operations ceased in late December 2018. Over the last two months, focus has been on undertaking planned maintenance on site infrastructure and completing preparatory work for installation of the capital items associated with the expansion and

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Mine Control Officer Bauxite Mining Operations Center Weipa

Mine Control Officer Bauxite Mining Operations Center Weipa. Work collaboratively with operational teams to achieve their strategic goals; Take control in a fast paced and hands on role; Family friendly 4 on 4 off roster in a coastal location – Weipa; Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth’s mineral ...

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Bauxite Hills Mine, Skardon River - Metro Mining - OHSA ...

The Bauxite Hills Mine positions Metro as one of the largest independent operations within the international renowned Weipa bauxite region on Cape York where the company’s total tenement package covers 2,505 square kilometres. Mine construction commenced in July 2017. The mine plan is based on 92.2Mt Reserves giving the mine a 17-year mine life. There is potential to extend the mine

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Mining starts at Bauxite Hills - Industry Queensland

Metro Mining has started mining operations at its Bauxite Hills project, 95km north of Weipa. The company said the operation would have an output of around 2Mtpa, ramping up to a steady-state 6Mtpa over the first four years. Metro managing director and chief executive officer Simon Finnis said the Bauxite Hills mine would be a globally significant bauxite mining operation and would feed the ...

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Rio Tinto says Amrun bauxite mine set for full production ...

Bauxite mining has taken place at Weipa for more than 50 years, and the new mine will extend the operations for another 50 years, Jacques said.

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Weipa bauxite mine .. Info About What's This?

exists because of the enormous bauxite deposits along the coast. The Port of Weipa is mainly involved in exports of bauxite There are also shipments of Comalco which operates a bauxite mine in the area through a governing body called the Weipa Town Authority. In June 2018, Weipa Town had a population of 287 million in assistance from Australian tax dollars. RTA owns the Weipa Bauxite mine ...

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29 Bauxite Mining Operations At Weipa- EXODUS Mining

29 bauxite mining operations at weipa cape york a case study veronica klimenko and robin evans university of queensland sustainable minerals institute email protected bauxite mining at weipa cape york more details get price. Online Chat Mining Commences At Bauxite Hills Welcome To Country. Bauxite hills mine may 2018 i page 1 mining has commenced at metro minings bauxite hills mine 95 ...

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Rio Tinto cuts 41 jobs at Weipa bauxite mine operations ...

MINING giant Rio Tinto is laying off more than 40 staff at its Weipa bauxite operations.

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Ore train collides at Weipa Australasian Mine Safety Journal

07/10/2019  An ore train collision at Rio Tinto’s Weipa operation is under investigation. The ATSB said it is investigating a collision between an empty ore train and rail wagons at Andoom, on the Rio Tinto rail system near Weipa. The incident reportedly occurred on the 22 September 2019. The ATSB said that “At 0930, an empty ore train collided with rail wagons that were being loaded with bauxite at ...

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Mine Control Officer Bauxite Mining Operations Center Weipa

Mine Control Officer Bauxite Mining Operations Center Weipa. Work collaboratively with operational teams to achieve their strategic goals; Take control in a fast paced and hands on role; Family friendly 4 on 4 off roster in a coastal location – Weipa; Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining

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Rio Tinto halts operations at north Australian bauxite ...

“Operations have been suspended at Weipa as Cyclone Trevor approaches the coast, as per standard procedures,” a spokesman told Reuters by email. Bauxite is the raw material used to make aluminum.

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Mining starts at Bauxite Hills - Industry Queensland

Metro Mining has started mining operations at its Bauxite Hills project, 95km north of Weipa. The company said the operation would have an output of around 2Mtpa, ramping up to a steady-state 6Mtpa over the first four years. Metro managing director and chief executive officer Simon Finnis said the Bauxite Hills mine would be a globally significant bauxite mining operation and would feed the ...

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Bauxite - AIMR 2013 - Australian Mines Atlas

Weipa: Weipa, on the western side of the Cape York Peninsula, is run by Rio Tinto Alcan Inc and is the only operating bauxite mine in Qld. As at December 2012, the deposit has Proven and Probable Reserves totalling 1534 Mt bauxite, a Measured Resource of 116 Mt, an Indicated Resource of 1351 Mt and an Inferred Resource of 455 Mt. Average aluminium grade is typically around 50-53% Al 2 O 3 .

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East Weipa Amrun Mines, Weipa and Gove Operations - Wave ...

Engaged to provide ongoing engineering services to Rio Tinto Weipa and Gove Bauxite Operations, Wave have undertaken the following works: Tailings dam on site construction for the East Weipa Mine; Beneficiation plant and out-loading/ship loading facilities commissioning and operational readiness and the dam structures detailed engineering for the Amrun Mine; Beneficiation plant shutdown ...

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Cairns jobs: Metro Mining set to reopen with 100 positions ...

Metro Mining has advertised for positions at its flagship Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa. There are currently 10 jobs advertised, covering a wide range of positions such as barge loading ...

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Weipa bauxite mine .. Info About What's This?

exists because of the enormous bauxite deposits along the coast. The Port of Weipa is mainly involved in exports of bauxite There are also shipments of Comalco which operates a bauxite mine in the area through a governing body called the Weipa Town Authority. In June 2018, Weipa Town had a population of 287 million in assistance from Australian tax dollars. RTA owns the Weipa Bauxite mine ...

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Glencore to develop Queensland Bauxite Mine

Far north Queensland bauxite mining operations have kept large numbers of workers employed in the mining industry. Only recently, iMINCO highlighted the Rio Tinto mining bauxite development in Weipa, which has been pegged for massive expansion, creating hundreds more jobs in the bauxite mine and production facility. New bauxite mine – Aurukun bauxite deposit in Western Cape York. The ...

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Rio Tinto cuts 41 jobs at Weipa bauxite mine operations ...

MINING giant Rio Tinto is laying off more than 40 staff at its Weipa bauxite operations.

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Ore train collides at Weipa Australasian Mine Safety Journal

07/10/2019  An ore train collision at Rio Tinto’s Weipa operation is under investigation. The ATSB said it is investigating a collision between an empty ore train and rail wagons at Andoom, on the Rio Tinto rail system near Weipa. The incident reportedly occurred on the 22 September 2019. The ATSB said that “At 0930, an empty ore train collided with rail wagons that were being loaded with bauxite at ...

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