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Thunderbird is go

ORE production has started several weeks before schedule at the Thunderbird mineral sands mine in Western Australia’s Kimberley region after handover of processing plant infrastructure by engineering, procurement and construction contractor GR Engineering Services, to joint venture Kimberley Mineral Sands.

 Thunderbird ready to start

Thunderbird ready to start

KMS is owned 50:50 by Yansteel and Sheffield Resources. In September Sheffield Resources said first ore production was expected in March. A period of ramping up ore processing has begun. That...

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