We aim to achieve and maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental performance at our Queensland Metals operations.

Priority is given to:

  • the health and safety of our employees, contractors and visitors
  • championing a positive workplace culture that recognises the critical role our employees play in our success
  • working in partnership with the local communities of Mount Isa and Townsville where we operate.

Health and safety

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Growing communities

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Air quality in Mount Isa

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Measuring and monitoring

Across our operations, we remain vigilant about identifying and managing potential hazards.

We take a variety of actions to measure and manage the potential impacts of our operations on our community.

Learn about how we monitor air quality in Mount Isa.

Partnering with communities

We aim to ensure our communities benefit from the success of our operations, and we partner with local community groups to build strong and sustainable regions.

Our combined Queensland Metals operations employs thousands of employees and contractors, most of whom live locally and are part of the community.

Continuous improvement

We take a continuous improvement approach to managing our operations.

We apply advanced technology and engineering, operating procedures and monitoring to minimise the impact of our activities on our communities.

Vibrant local communities are a key to Glencore Queensland Metals’ success.

The safety of our employees’ always comes first.

Who we are

Our copper and zinc-lead operations within Queensland Metals are responsible for mining, processing and exporting resources to worldwide customers.
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