September 2020

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

Browse our latest stories below.


Casting ahead for the future - Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery to continue

Glencore Queensland Metals has announced that Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery will continue operating beyond 2022.


Queensland Metals apprentices reign in the accolades at TAFE Trade Excellence Awards

Local apprentices across businesses in Mount Isa and the north-west were recognised at the TAFE Trade Excellence Awards.


Our people: Cameron McCartney - Pathway to success through the Indigenous Employment Program

Glencore's Indigenous Employment Program has been a key stepping stone along the path to securing financial stability for Mount Isa Mines fourth year apprentice, Cameron McCartney.


New bulk air coolers at Ernest Henry mine worth their weight in cold

Three new bulk air coolers have been installed at Ernest Henry mine, to cool our underground operations and make the environment safer for our people.


First production ore from Black Rock Cave comes online

The underground ore body at Black Rock Cave is expected to yield around 1.8 million tonnes of copper ore from 2020 to 2024.


Glencore helps feed feathered and furry friends at Billabong Sanctuary

Glencore's donation of $10,000 will provide food for the unique wildlife residing at Townsville's Billabong Sanctuary.


The remarkable and turbulent history of Hilton and George Fisher Mine

This year marks 50 years since the sinking of the Hilton Shaft, 30 years since the Hilton Mine's official opening and 20 years of operation at the George Fisher Mine.

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