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Jun 01, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on QCoal, MMG, Castillo Copper, Red Fox Resources and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. MMG launches share placement Dugald River mine operator MMG has announced a $US300 million ($AU387.5 million) new share placement to strengthen the company’s balance sheet and to step into its next phase of growth. “MMG’s strategy… ...

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Oct 26, 2020
Drilling highlights Dugald River growth potential

Drilling highlights Dugald River growth potential

Early results from a near-mine drilling program at MMG Dugald River suggest a wider zinc ore body than originally expected, at relatively shallow depth, the company says. MMG said further detail would be provided as results came to hand, with the potential for it to support mine life extension or the expansion of the operation…. ...

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Jul 23, 2020
Good mining volumes lift Dugald River zinc figures

Good mining volumes lift Dugald River zinc figures

MMG’s Dugald River mine lifted zinc production by 22 per cent last quarter compared to the same period last year. The boost came through improved mining volumes at the North West Queensland mine and a record month for stope ore in May. This, together with a sustained improvement in recoveries, offset the ongoing impact of… ...

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Oct 19, 2019
Bumper quarter at Dugald River zinc operation

Bumper quarter at Dugald River zinc operation

The ramp-up of North-West Queensland’s Dugald River mine has continued successfully, with a record 47,296 tonnes of zinc in zinc concentrate produced last quarter, MMG says. This result was 32 per cent above the previous quarterly production. Higher production was attributable to higher mining, throughput and recovery rates and higher ore grades. The MMG-owned Dugald River mine… ...

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May 07, 2019
Dugald River set to step up another level

Dugald River set to step up another level

The Dugald River team is looking to bump up production further in 2019 after taking the North-West Queensland operation’s processing plant right out to design capacity in the past year. General manager Sam Rodda said the MMG site would aim for an ore throughput as high as 2Mtpa and was still ramping up its underground… ...

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