Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project

GOLD tailings reprocessing company Heritage Mineral’s proposal to establish a tailings processing plant on the old Mount Morgan gold mine site could process nearly 10 million tonnes of existing gold ore tailings, recovering an estimated 263,000 ounces of gold and 5600 tonnes of copper.

Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project   Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project   Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project   Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project   Qld govt backs Mount Morgan tailings project

Queensland resources minister Scott Stewart.

The process to be used will be able to reduce cyanide consumption by 50%, detoxifying the mine's tailings stream and improving clean water discharge.