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Sep 12, 2019
Processing plant ready to roll at Ardmore

Processing plant ready to roll at Ardmore

Centrex Metals’ Ardmore phosphate project south of Mount Isa has reached a milestone, with a 70-tonnes-per-hour processing plant fully assembled on site. ...

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Jul 24, 2019
Ardmore advances towards concentrate production

Ardmore advances towards concentrate production

The start-up processing plant is taking shape at Centrex Metals’ Ardmore phosphate rock project in North West Queensland. The wet processing plant will have an initial capacity of 70tph and has been designed to expand to 140tph for the full-scale operation, which will produce 800,000 wet tonnes of phosphate rock per annum. Chief executive officer… ...

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Jun 05, 2019
Ardmore site works begin in preparation for plant arrival

Ardmore site works begin in preparation for plant arrival

Centrex Metals says site works have begun at the company’s flagship Ardmore phosphate rock project in North-West Queensland. The site works are being undertaken in preparation for the expected arrival of a start-up plant this month. CDE Global completed the fabrication and trial assembly of the 70-tonne-per hour modular plant,  which cost about $4 million,… ...

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Jun 03, 2019
Land sale boosts Centrex coffers as Ardmore advances

Land sale boosts Centrex coffers as Ardmore advances

The company behind the Ardmore phosphate rock project in North-West Queensland has completed a $1.4 million land sale Money from the sale of its ‘non-core’ land holding at Port Spencer, South Australia, would go towards advancing Ardmore, Centrex Metals said. “We continue to focus on Ardmore and build momentum towards beginning trial mining later this… ...

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Jun 01, 2019
Centrex looks to secure extra water for phosphate mine

Centrex looks to secure extra water for phosphate mine

Centrex Metals has submitted an application to allow the use of Split Creek Dam to capture and store water for its Ardmore phosphate rock project, 128km south of Mount Isa. The Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on Ardmore identified that additional water may be required in the second half of the mine’s life, the company said…. ...

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May 14, 2019
Ardmore phosphate product in demand

Ardmore phosphate product in demand

Centrex Metals has secured its second sales contract for high-quality phosphate rock concentrate from the Ardmore project, south of Mount Isa. New Zealand-based Ballance Agri-Nutrients has previously trialled 400 wet tonnes of ore from Ardmore to produce single superphosphate. It will buy a further 5000 wet tonnes of concentrate when Centrex Metals kicks off trial… ...

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Apr 30, 2019
Processing plant en route to Ardmore phosphate site

Processing plant en route to Ardmore phosphate site

A start-up processing plant is on its way to Australia for Centrex Metals’ Ardmore rock phosphate project, south of Mount Isa. CDE Global has completed the fabrication and trial assembly of the 70-tonne-per hour modular plant, which is expected to arrive on site in June from the United Kingdom. Concentrate produced from the start-up phase… ...

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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… ...

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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… ...

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