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Weeks After Cyclone, Metro Mining Extracted 8,167 WMT of Bauxite Ore Per Day in June

Weeks After Cyclone, Metro Mining Extracted 8,167 WMT of Bauxite Ore Per Day in June

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated its investors on the company’s just-ended second quarter yesterday. In the second quarter, Metro mined 445 thousand wet metric tons of bauxite ore, over half of which (245 thousand metric tons) was extracted in the month of...

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Metro Mining Commences Mining Operations at Bauxite Hills Mine

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd announced earlier today that it has commenced bauxite mining at its Bauxite Hills Mine project. According to the company, the mine is producing at a rate of 2 million metric tons per annum at the outset, with the prospect of tripling output over the coming four years provided expansion capital is […]

Despite Week Lost to Nora, Metro Mining Remains On Track for 2018 Production Target at Bauxite Hills

Australian metals miner Metro Mining Limited eased investors’ fears yesterday by announcing that the firm’s people and equipment successfully weathered tropical cyclone Nora. According to the company’s press release, the storm passed by operations at Bauxite Hills on Saturday morning. Though she assailed the site with a battery of powerful gales and torrential rain, Metro […]

Metro Mining Inks Bauxite Offtake Agreement with Chinese Power Company SPIC

Australian metals miner Metro Mining Limited made its investors aware of the execution of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) involving the supply of bauxite ore to the People’s Republic of China’s state-owned State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) Aluminium and Electric Power Investment Co. Ltd. Per Metro’s press release, the MoU contemplates providing SPIC with […]

With Completion of Marine Infrastructure, Metro Mining Continues Apace for Beginning Production at Bauxite Hills in Mid-2018

Australian metals miner Metro Mining Limited announced yesterday that it cleared another hurdle in the race to open the Bauxite Hills Mine with the completion of principally all of the necessary marine infrastructure. According to Metro Mining, construction is complete upon the Barge Loading Facility (BLF), Marine Offloading Facility, cyclone moorings, navigational aids, and tidal […]

Metro Mining Awards Bauxite Hills Mining Contract to SAB

Metro Mining Limited announced last week that the firm chose SAB Mining to conduct operations at its soon-to-be-opened mine at Bauxite Hills. The award of the mining contract to SAB marks the last award of a major contract for the mine. Included in SAB’s duties under the contract are clearing and pre-stripping the mine area, […]