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Metro Mining

Jun 07, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on Cannindah Resources, Red River Resources, Metro Mining, Duke Exploration and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. Piccadilly drilling program underway Cannindah Resources kicked off drilling at its Piccadilly gold project, 60km north of Charters Towers, over the weekend. The initial program will cover about 23 locations with more than 2500m… This content...

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Jul 07, 2020
Bumper month for Cape bauxite producer

Bumper month for Cape bauxite producer

Metro Mining has reported a record shipping month in June, with a total of 536,454 wet metric tonnes loaded on ocean-going vessels for export from its Cape York bauxite operation. Combined with the strong performances in April and May, it means Bauxite Hills output has exceeded upper forecasts for the quarter by 14 per cent… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ ...

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Apr 30, 2020
Bauxite expansion delayed as COVID-19 bites

Bauxite expansion delayed as COVID-19 bites

Metro Mining expects to put back its planned $51.4 million Bauxite Hills expansion due to uncertainty sparked by the COVID-19 crisis. Completion of Stage 2 and the associated expanded production was not expected to occur prior the second half of 2021, Metro said. The Stage 2 expansion, taking the Cape York operation to 6 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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Apr 15, 2020
Smooth sailing for 2020 restart at Bauxite Hills

Smooth sailing for 2020 restart at Bauxite Hills

The Bauxite Hills operation is loading its first ship of the year, the Vialli, at the port of Skardon River on Cape York after the mine’s wet season break. The shipment, which commenced loading on April 14, is the first this year to foundation customer Xinfa – who will purchase about two million dry metric… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, i...

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Mar 23, 2020
Bauxite Hills operations set for early April restart

Bauxite Hills operations set for early April restart

Metro Mining plans to restart production at Bauxite Hills on Cape York early next month after its wet season break. The company said in an update to the market today that one area of particular focus as it resumed mining was the health of its Indigenous employees and the threat the COVID-19 outbreak posed to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Mining N...

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Nov 12, 2019
NAIF loan to charge up bauxite mine expansion

NAIF loan to charge up bauxite mine expansion

Metro Mining has secured a $47.5 million NAIF loan for infrastructure to step up production at its Bauxite Hills mine, about 95km north of Weipa. It comes after the company last month announced completion of the definitive feasibility study for the Stage 2 expansion of the operation to 6 million wet metric tonnes per annum…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland and iQ Miner’s Li...

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Oct 28, 2019
Bauxite Hills continues to deliver for Metro Mining

Bauxite Hills continues to deliver for Metro Mining

Metro Mining has reported a bumper quarter for its Bauxite Hills mine on Cape York, shipping 1.415 million wet metric tonnes of bauxite. The shipments exceeded the forecast budget by 13 per cent in the September quarter, keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 production and shipping guidance of 3.3-3.5 million WMT. Engineering… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Oct 14, 2019
Expansion plans for Cape York bauxite operation

Expansion plans for Cape York bauxite operation

Bauxite miner Metro Mining aims to step up annual production to 6 million WMT (wet metric tonnes) from 2021 with a $51.4 million expansion project. The company today announced completion of the definitive feasibility study for the Stage 2 expansion of its Bauxite Hills operation, about 95km north of Weipa on Cape York Peninsula. It… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Ci...

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Jul 01, 2019
Strong demand for Cape York bauxite

Strong demand for Cape York bauxite

Metro Mining is enjoying a strong sales pipeline from its Bauxite Hills mine, as it signs a new contract with a Chinese refinery operator. The new agreement with a major State-owned Chinese aluminum group covers tonnage of 420,000 WMT (wet metric tonnes), all for delivery in 2019. It means the Metro has sold about 90… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ...

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