Metro Mining may shut down the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland for the wet season early if sales don’t pick up over the next month.
Metro Mining expects to put back its planned $51.4 million Bauxite Hills expansion amid market uncertainties sparked by the COVID-19.
Metro Mining’s first ship for 2020 has arrived for loading at Skardon River in Queensland as part of Xinfa Group’s two million tonne purchase this year.
The Queensland government has agreed to Metro Mining’s $47.5 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan facility for the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland.
Metro Mining has recommenced operations at the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland, with the addition of a night shift crew coming onboard this week.
Metro Mining is on track to achieve its production guidance at the Bauxite Hills project in Far North Queensland this year.
As production ramps up at Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine on the western edge of Cape York, Scania’s mine trucks are pulling more than their weight getting the bauxite to port.
Metro Mining has updated its reserve at the Bauxite Hills mine, resulting in a significant upgrade to the company’s alumina and silica output.
Metro Mining has recommenced operations at its Bauxite Hills mine, having completed activities relating to expanding production in 2019.
Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun mine in Queensland is cementing Australia’s standing as the world’s top producer of bauxite.
Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa is back in operation after a planned hiatus during the wet season in Far North Queensland.
Metro Mining has shipped one million tonnes (Mt) of bauxite from its Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa on Western Cape York, five months since the commencement of mining operations.
Metro Mining is speeding through 2018 with a series of success – its Bauxite Hills mine has seen a strong first quarter of production, ramping up to realising a targeted production of 2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) in 2018 with two more offtake agreements.
Metro Mining has announced its first shipment from the Bauxite Hills mine in Queensland to China. The 62,000t shipment is to be delivered from the Bauxite Hills mine (around 95km north of Weipa in Queensland) to Shandong, China via the Hong Kong cargo vessel Spring Oasis.
Metro Mining has launched mining operations at the Bauxite Hills site near Weipa in Far North Queensland.
Metro Mining has finalised critical marine infrastructure at its Bauxite Hills project and is on track to launch production at the Cape York peninsula operation in northern Queensland during the second quarter of 2018 (just in time for the dry season).
Metro Mining has awarded SAB Mining with the mining contract at its Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine is on track for production after construction activities commenced at the site.
Metro Mining has completed raising all funding required to begin construction of the Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.
Metro Mining has received final environmental approval for the Bauxite Hills mine in North Queensland.