News and publications

Keep up to date on how we are working with the local community and government regulatory bodies to progress the Aurukun Bauxite Project.

View and download our project factsheets and community newsletters below.

Project fact sheets

Learn more about Aurukun Bauxite Project, Glencore Australia, bauxite and its many uses, and our approach to the project.

Key project details

Glencore is assessing the feasibility of developing a new bauxite mine, with a life of mine of approximately 20 years.

About Glencore

Glencore is one of the world's largest natural resource companies, producing and marketing a large number of metals and minerals.

About bauxite

Australia has the world's second largest reserves of bauxite, a rock that is formed by the weathering of rocks rich in aluminium.

Aurukun facilities

The project will require the establishment of new facilities in Aurukun to support the construction and operation of the project.

Local economic contribution

Since 2018, we are pleased to have been able to make a positive contribution to the Aurukun and regional economy.

Picture the process

Discover how the mined resource would be processed and delivered from pit to port.

View the proposed Coastal Landing Facility.

Learn about the proposed Aurukun Bauxite Project mining and rehabilitation process.

Environmental Impact Statement

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is being prepared as part of the Queensland and Federal Government's environmental approval process for the project.

Follow the progress of the EIS.

Community newsletters

Learn more about Glencore, bauxite and the Aurukun Bauxite Project through our newsletters.

Community updates
Consultation updates
Project updates