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  • General 2015-05-10
    The Boyne Island Aluminium Smelter is located on Boyne Island about 20 kilometres south of the Gladstone port in Queensland. It has the capacity to produce 545,000 tonnes of aluminium a year. It is operated by Boyne Smelters Limited a company that is 59.4 percent owned by Rio Tinto Alcan through Pacific Aluminium. Other shareholders are Sumitomo, Marubeni and Mutsubishi. The Boyne Island aluminium smelter was opened in 1982 and originally produced around 210,000 tonnes of aluminium annually. In 1995 it was decided to increase the smelters production capacity to over 540,000 tonnes a year and this was achieved in 1997 when Reduction Line 3 came on-line.

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  • Metal Bank seeks funds for Triumph 2016-09-19
    Junior Metal Bank was hoping to raise up to A$5.4-million through a share placement and rights issue to fund exploration work at the Triumph gold project, in Queensland. The company on Monday said that it would place some 116.6-million new shares to sophisticated and institutional investors, at a price of 3c each, to raise an initial A$3.5-million.
  • Mantle chooses Morning Star over Norton 2016-08-22
    ASX-listed Mantle Mining plans to accelerate the restart of gold production at its large, high-grade Morning Star gold mine, in Victoria, following the completion of an internal review. The 95%-owned project, which holds an 80 000 t/y processing plant on site, is being prioritised above Mantle's other significant project, Norton, near Gladstone, in Queensland.
  • Mantle’s Norton gold mine progressing towards first production 2016-07-13
    ASX-listed junior Mantle Mining is steadily progressing towards first gold concentrate production at its Queensland-based Norton gold mine. The company noted on Wednesday that sorter trials at the mine had been completed, with gravity plant trials currently under way using bulk sample material.
  • ASX: Progress Toward First Gold Concentrate Production at Norton 2016-07-12
  • Norton project fully funded to production 2016-06-17
    The Norton gold mine in Queensland was fully funded to production, following a share placement to raise $1-million, ASX-listed Mantle Mining reported on Friday. The Norton mine would be restarted shortly and was expected to achieve first production in the “coming months”, said Mantle, which has ambitions to be Australia's newest gold miner.

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    Market News alert Rio Tinto PLC

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