August 2020

Welcome to the August 2020 edition of Resourceful, the Queensland Metals newsletter.

Browse our latest stories below.


New Mount Isa Mines copper concentrator Ball Mill improves the daily grind

Improved flotation performance can be attributed to the recent commissioning of a new Ball Mill at Glencore's Mount Isa Mines Copper Concentrator.


George Fisher Mine digging new loaders as part of automation project

Mount Isa Mines' George Fisher Mine welcomed three new underground loaders as part of a transformative automation project to improve safety, and increase mine efficiency and productivity.


Our people: Grant Szabadics - High energy community dynamo

Mount Isa Mines' Grant Szabadics was recognised this year for his tireless work across the community and awarded the Mount Isa Citizen of the Year in a ceremony on Australia Day.


Townsville Copper Refinery undergoes major compressor upgrade

The Townsville Copper Refinery proved it can handle the pressure after recently undergoing a major upgrade to its compressed air system.


Mining, mineral processing and the Mount Isa community - Our Air Quality Control Centre

For over 45 years, the Air Quality Control team has undertaken day-to-day air monitoring and management activities to ensure we operate responsibly to meet our regulatory requirements.


Field flora survey to give an overall view of ecosystem health

Mount Isa Mines' Environmental team recently carried out field flora surveys to collect data on tree health and vegetation cover across sites within, and outside, our mining lease.


Fifty-year Golden Jubilee of Mount Isa's Royal visit

This year marks 50 years since Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visited Mount Isa Mines and our local community during their Australian tour.

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