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Thalanga celebrates first concentrate delivery

Thalanga celebrates first concentrate delivery


Red River Resources has completed the first delivery of zinc concentrate from its Thalanga mine in North Queensland.

The first two loads of zinc concentrate, about 150 tonnes, left site on October 10 for delivery to a storage facility in Townsville, following the start of concentrate production on September 8.

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(Stockpiles of zinc concentrate (left) and lead concentrate (right) at Thalanga)

MMG has marked the end of extraction at Australia’s largest open pit zinc site, the Century mine.

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MMG CEO Andrew Michelmore says the company remains positive on the outlook for copper and zinc, but admits the Golden Grove mine in Western Australia is strained at current prices.

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The tropical low system has weakened and is no longer a threat to the North West coast – Authorities have issued an ALL CLEAR notice.


Australian BOM advice as below;

A tropical low lies offshore from Port Hedland and is moving westwards. The system is not expected to develop into a tropical cyclone as the upper winds are unfavourable to support a tropical cyclone.

There are no other areas of potential tropical cyclone development evident in the region.


Closure summary 

Port Berths/Terminal cleared as at Re-opened
Dampier 1500/19 0800/20
Port Hedland 1900/19 0500/20
Port Walcott 1500/19 0900/20


There will be no further updates regarding this system.


The tropical low system at this stage has a slight chance of developing into a tropical cyclone, however is not expected to intensify further than a category 1 system, or cross the WA coast.

The system is expected to weaken as she moves in a SW’ly direction.

Port closure summary below fyg;

Port Berths/Terminal cleared as at
Dampier 1500/19
Port Hedland 1900/19
Port Walcott 1100/19

Port operations/movement expected to re-commence approx. 21/01/15


The latest tracking map, courtesy of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, as below – for further details please visit BOM.

IDW60280 (1)


Updates to follow in due course