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Canberra Signs Off on Metallica Minerals’ Urquhart Bauxite Project

Canberra Signs Off on Metallica Minerals’ Urquhart Bauxite Project

Brisbane’s Metallica Minerals Limited announced yesterday that it has received federal approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to develop Urquhart Bauxite Project. According to the firm, federal approval is a tremendous milestone on the road to mining bauxite...

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Metro Mining’s Bauxite Reserves on Cape York Now Total 144.8 MMT

Brisbane’s Metro Mining Ltd released an overview of their expanded Bauxite Hills Mine project on Monday. The document is the first public disclosure of the project’s bauxite resources since finalizing the purchase of Gulf Alumina’s interests in the area in January. According to the report, Metro Mining’s bauxite reserves at Bauxite Hills includes 144.8 million […]

Metro Mining Lauches Drive to Raise A$52.4 MM for Bauxite Hills Mine

Australia’s Metro Mining Limited announced earlier today that it has initiated a drive to raise A$52.4 million (US$40.2 million) in equity to continue operations at the Bauxite Hills Mine project on the northern tip of the Cape York Peninsula. Metro says that the equity raising will consist of issuing about 419.4 million fully-paid ordinary shares, […]

Rio Tinto Awards US$45 MM Contract for Dam at Amrun Bauxite Project to Fulton Hogan

Anglo-Australian mining titan Rio Tinto announced the award of a US$45 million to the New Zealand civil construction firm Fulton Hogan. The contract, which is for the construction of a dam at the Amrun bauxite project in Cape York, Queensland, was announced last Wednesday. The project will have Fulton Hogan’s Queensland division constructing a 10.9-gigaliter […]

Rio Tinto Begins Work on New Bauxite Mine on Cape York

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto began work on a new bauxite mine in Cape York by awarding a US$53-million contract to Queensland civil engineering firm QBrit. The new mine, dubbed the Amrun Project, is a US$2 billion operation that is expected to harvest 22.8 million metric tons per annum at the outset, with an option […]