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Chillagoe

Oct 19, 2020
Thomson tests the ground for Chillagoe deal

Thomson tests the ground for Chillagoe deal

Thomson Resources is due to kick off a soil auger drilling program west of Chillagoe from this week in preliminary explorations for its planned Queensland Gold Project acquisition. The project comprises six EPMs (Exploration Permit for Minerals), five ofwhich are granted, in an area near the Mungana, Red Dome and King Vol mining operations. The… ...

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Mar 24, 2020
Tableland miner enters administration

Tableland miner enters administration

The owner of significant mining leases and processing assets on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland has entered into administration. The Auctus Minerals-owned Chillagoe Project, which counted the Mungana and King Vol deposits in its portfolio, will be put into care and maintenance. Richard Tucker and John Bumback of KordaMentha Perth have been appointed… ...

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Mar 23, 2020
Chillagoe region mining acquisition stalls

Chillagoe region mining acquisition stalls

Consolidated Tin Mines says it will not be proceeding with the proposed takeover of Auctus-owned operations in the Chillagoe region, west of Cairns. The $53 million acquisition deal covered the Mungana processing plant, the inactive Mungana mine and the King Vol polymetallic mine, which produces about 360,000 tonnes of ore per annum . Consolidated Tin… ...

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Feb 10, 2020
FNQ mining operations to combine in $53m deal

FNQ mining operations to combine in $53m deal

Consolidated Tin Mines is taking over Auctus-owned operations in the Chillagoe region, west of Cairns, for up to $53.3 million. The acquisition includes the Mungana processing plant, the inactive Mungana mine and the King Vol polymetallic mine, which produces about 360,000 tonnes of ore per annum . Consolidated Tin Mines (CSD) says combining the Auctus… ...

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Jun 06, 2019
New life for NQ copper site

New life for NQ copper site

Tartana Resources is working to build a clearer picture of its in-ground assets in North Queensland as it prepares for an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange. The company plans to restart the heap leach/solvent extraction plant at the Chillagoe site, which has been on care and maintenance since 2014 and produced high quality copper… ...

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May 19, 2017
All systems ‘go’ at Chillagoe

All systems ‘go’ at Chillagoe

Auctus Resources has finished commissioning the processing plant at its Chillagoe project in north Queensland and is ramping up production. GR Engineering Services carried out the upgrade and completion works on the polymetallic concentrator, with a bespoke Auctus Resources design to allow it to handle copper, lead, zinc, gold and silver product. “We finished the… ...

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Apr 11, 2017
Auctus nears production at Chillagoe

Auctus nears production at Chillagoe

Auctus Resources plans to begin production next month at its Chillagoe project in north Queensland. Auctus Resources managing director Steve Murdoch said the rehabilitated Mungana underground mine was well into development, with first production ore expected during May. Surface infrastructure was basically complete at the nearby greenfield zinc project – King Vol, where work was progressing…...

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Nov 29, 2016
Chillagoe mining projects set for new year start-up

Chillagoe mining projects set for new year start-up

Auctus Resources is set to award its principal mining contract in January as it gears up to start production from the Mungana and King Vol projects near Chillagoe in far north Queensland. GR Engineering Services is completing a rebuild of the Mungana concentrator, with work on schedule for the plant to be processing at full… ...

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Jul 11, 2016
Auctus awards contract for Chillagoe concentrator work

Auctus awards contract for Chillagoe concentrator work

GR Engineering Services has won a $36 million contract for upgrade and completion works on the Mungana polymetallic concentrator at Auctus Minerals’ Chillagoe operations. Work on the engineering, procurement and construction contract will be carried out primarily through GR Engineering Services’ Brisbane office and is expected to be completed in April 2017. The concentrator will…...

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