Bauxite Hills

 Bauxite Hills mine site

Bauxite Hills to go larger

The OFT has been assessed and is currently under tow from Guinea to China

25 July 2023

 Photo taken by the Indonesian Navy

Bauxite ship runs aground

The ship's starboard underwater hull was breached, which resulted in massive water ingress

27 April 2023

Metro has invested in its prime mover and trailer fleet ahead of mining restarting this year.

Metro makes mining moves

Aims to be restarting ship loading operations on April 2

07 March 2023

Metro is looking for a second floating crane barge to expand its Bauxite Hills production.

Metro greenlights expansion, hunting for funds

Taking Bauxite Hills operation from 4Mwmtpa to 7Mwmtpa.

30 June 2022

 A stacker at Metro Mining's Bauxite Hills operation in Queensland.

Bringing Bauxite Hills back

Mine had to close early last year due to the COVID-19 hit on the bauxite market.

31 March 2021

Metro Mining is bringing forward the wet season close of its Bauxite Hills mine.

Metro brings forward Bauxite Hills wet season close

Redundancies coming due to earlier than expected close.

14 August 2020

 Barge on the Skardon River

Gov says no veto for Metro

NAIF loan for Bauxite Hills expansion closer as state gives the nod.

08 April 2020

 Bauxite Hills shipping operations on schedule

Bauxite Hills shipping stays on schedule as COVID-19 bites

Shipping still on schedule at Metro's Far North Queensland bauxite mine.

23 March 2020


Emesent Hovermap riding high on UAVs, robots and automobiles

The underground mapping specialist explores new ways to map the inaccessible


Tackling tailings risk with dewatered solutions

SRK is working to consider dewatered tailings management technology as a risk reduction


Enhanced Safety and Visibility with BlastWeb II Technology

Dyno Nobel’s digital advancements bring a new era of secure underground blasting


Mining hub for services and repairs excellence opens in Karratha

The Karratha Service Centre specialises in delivering OEM-quality repairs and refurbishments

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Monthly Intelligence team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Monthly Intelligence team.


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Mining Magazine Intelligence Digitalisation Report 2023

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