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Cannington

Mar 04, 2021
Cannington bus on offer for community work

Cannington bus on offer for community work

South32 Cannington is seeking expressions of interest from community groups in McKinlay or Cloncurry shires to put an old work bus to good use. The 10-year-old Mitsubishi 25-seater was previously used to transport members of Cannington’s workforce from the mine’s accommodation village to operational areas. The mine recently purchased a new bus, which opened up… ...

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Feb 23, 2021
Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Researchers are tracking a hawksbill turtle nicknamed ‘Cannington’ as miner South32 supports an initiative to help the endangered species. South32 Cannington mine has teamed up with Reef HQ Volunteers Association, James Cook University researchers and the Queensland Government for the project. A satellite tracking device was attached to the turtle in late January by researchers… ...

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Nov 09, 2020
South32 Cannington renews Fire sponsorship

South32 Cannington renews Fire sponsorship

South32 Cannington has renewed its sponsorship of JCU Townsville Fire for this season’s Women’s National Basketball League championship. The 2020 WNBL season gets under way on November 11, with JCU Townsville Fire tipping off against Perth Lynx in Mackay. The season is following a revised format due to COVID-19, with all 60 games played during… ...

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Aug 20, 2020
Cannington production on an upward trajectory

Cannington production on an upward trajectory

South32 has lifted its production forecasts for Cannington this financial year as underground mining hits higher grades and the mill continues to perform well. The guidance has lifted 10 per cent for payable zinc equivalent production in 2020/21, taking the expected output to 11.8Moz silver, 113.9kt for lead and 60.7kt for zinc. The North-West Queensland… ...

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Aug 07, 2020
Red Metal drilling to test Cannington ‘look-alike’

Red Metal drilling to test Cannington ‘look-alike’

A geophysical Cannington ‘look-alike’ is the focus of Red Metal’s latest exploration work in North West Queensland following a $3 million capital raising. The company says a second follow-up diamond core drill hole is underway on the Mount Skipper project, 90km south of the Cannington mine. Assays from the first core into the standout Mount… ...

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May 01, 2020
Alliance wins Cannington charter extension

Alliance wins Cannington charter extension

Alliance Aviation Services has entered a new 10-year contract with South32 to run the air charter services for its Cannington and GEMCO mine sites. Alliance said the extension was won through a competitive tender process. “Alliance is delighted to be continuing the provision of these services for both Cannington and GEMCO mine sites from Townsville,… ...

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