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Dec 11, 2018
Good news for Ardmore phosphate project

Good news for Ardmore phosphate project

Centrex Metals has received State environmental approvals for its Ardmore phosphate project in North-West Queensland. The company said the issued environmental authority for its mining lease would allow the company to progress start-up operations. It plans to produce about 30,000 wet tonnes of phosphate rock concentrate to provide batches to potential future customers in the… This content i...

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Oct 18, 2018
Rocklands likely to remain offline a further two months

Rocklands likely to remain offline a further two months

Mining and processing operations will remain suspended at the Rocklands copper site in north-west Queensland while owner CuDeco undertakes a restructuring plan. This formal remedial program was expected to take a further two months to implement, the company said in a statement to the ASX this week. The directors were confident the operation would move… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Oct 09, 2018
Figures stack up for Ardmore phosphate production

Figures stack up for Ardmore phosphate production

Centrex Metals has completed the definitive feasibility study for its Ardmore phosphate rock project in north-west Queensland. The company said the study had confirmed Ardmore to be a high-quality asset with a relatively low capital requirement, low technical risk and potential to provide strong returns. The project, 128km south of Mount Isa, is expected to cost… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Sep 11, 2018
Deal to test Rocklands’ cobalt potential

Deal to test Rocklands’ cobalt potential

Cobalt Blue will investigate the potential to produce marketable cobalt from the Rocklands copper operation in north-west Queensland. Rocklands owner CuDeco and Cobalt Blue today announced a memorandum of understanding which will see Cobalt Blue explore opportunities to monetise the cobalt-pyrite concentrate produced from the flotation circuit at the Cloncurry mine. It will take a… This con...

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Sep 10, 2018
Ardmore phosphate mine heading for 2019 start-up

Ardmore phosphate mine heading for 2019 start-up

A feasibility study is due for completion within weeks for the Ardmore phosphate rock project in north-west Queensland. Centrex Metals acquired the project from Southern Cross Fertilisers in mid-2017 and is motoring towards expected first production early next year. “The next step is to get the start-up plant up and going and we have contracted… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Aug 31, 2018
Rocklands operation grinds to a halt

Rocklands operation grinds to a halt

CuDeco has suspended mining and processing at its Rocklands copper operation. The company said today it was anticipated the suspension would last until September 10 to allow for critical maintenance work. It said the process plant ball mill had been due for a reline next week, however the company was bringing forward and extending the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ...

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Aug 04, 2018
Aeon enters acid deal for Walford Creek

Aeon enters acid deal for Walford Creek

Aeon Metals has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Mitsubishi Corporation for offshore sales of sulphuric acid from its Walford Creek copper-cobalt project in north-west Queensland. The acid would be produced as a by-product of the processing methodology being assessed in the Walford Creek feasibility study. The company is looking at establishing a cobalt… This content is for i...

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Mar 01, 2018
Aeon sitting pretty with copper-cobalt plans

Aeon sitting pretty with copper-cobalt plans

New resource estimates for the Walford Creek copper-cobalt project in north-west Queensland have allowed Aeon Metals to shift its focus to a high-grade development model. The company is looking at establishing a cobalt roasting plant, with an end product of cobalt oxide, as part of the process flow sheet for the site. A scoping study… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Sep 11, 2017
New mining contractor at Rocklands

New mining contractor at Rocklands

Oz Mining has won the Phase-2 Rocklands mining contract, expected to commence this week. Rocklands owner CuDeco said Oz Mining was very familiar with the copper project and had started mobilising equipment and personnel to site. They take over from Andy’s Earthmovers, which had a six-month contract for mining operations at the copper mine, 17km west of Cloncurry…. This content is for iQ Ind...

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