​Glencore hosts two of the world's largest zinc resource bases at Mount Isa Mines and McArthur River Mine.


Mount Isa zinc operationsGeorge Fisher underground mine
Zinc-Lead Concentrator
Zinc-Lead Filter Plant
Lead Smelter
Lady Loretta underground mine
Zinc in concentrates
Lead in concentrates
Silver in concentrates
278,149 t
125,915 t
4,642,869 oz

McArthur River Mine

Open cut mine
Zinc-Lead Concentrator
Bing Bong Loading Facility
Zinc in concentrates
Lead in concentrates
Silver in concentrates
254,283 t
49,887 t
1,719,277 oz
Glencore Port Operations

Port facilities and logistics
(copper and zinc)

 t = tonnes, oz = ounces


In North Queensland, we operate the George Fisher underground mine, Lady Loretta underground mine, a zinc-lead concentrator, zinc-lead filter plant and lead smelter. Our zinc and lead products are exported from the Port of Townsville. Our Mount Isa zinc operations employ about 1,300 people.


Our McArthur River Mine (MRM) is located about 970 kilometres south-east of Darwin and includes an open cut mine and processing facilities. Our zinc and lead is exported from the Bing Bong loading facility on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Our MRM operations employ about 1,000 people.