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Tabba Tabba Information

  • Financial 2015-07-15
    Total EBITDA is estimated to be $16 million with an estimated Net Present Value (NPV) of $14.4 million over the initial mine life of 19 months. The pre-start-up capital cost is estimated at $3.9 million, of which approximately $1.5 million has been spent to date.
  • Geology 2015-07-15
    The Tabba Tabba project lies on a thin greenstone belt that extends for approximately 50 kms in a NE-SW arc. The greenstones form part of the Pilbara Block of Archean rocks. The oldest rocks in the area consist of metagabbro and metavolcanics, which have been assigned to the Warrawoona Group of the Pilbara Supergroup.
  • Exploration History 2015-07-15
    Historical resource estimates have been completed for Tabba Tabba during its initial exploration phases from 1989 to 1992 in a Joint venture between by Pancontinental Mining Limited and Goldrim Mining Australia Limited. A feasibility study was conducted and reported on in 1992, it was envisaged that ore was to be transported to the then operating Wodgina Tantalite Mine. The Study involved several phases of RC Drilling, Diamond Drilling, resource estimation, minable reserve and production estimates, metallurgical testwork and a trial mine and treatment of 2000 tonnes at the companies Wodgina plant.
  • General 2015-07-15
    The Tabba Tabba Tantalum Project comprises four mining licences, M 45/354, M45/375, M45/376 and 377, totalling 178 ha in area. The initial due diligence work by Pilbara included the estimation of a maiden 2012 JORC compliant mineral resource using all historic data plus the updated drilling information supplied by GAM and applying modern resource estimation methods. The calculation which has provided an Inferred Resource was carried out by independent resource consultancy Mitchell River Group (MRG).

Nearby Locations

Nearby Location News

  • Pilgangoora, Australia: 27m grading 1.73% Li2O from 47m depth (PLS798) 2016-10-14
  • ASX: New Zones of Thick High Grade Mineralisation Intersected 2016-10-12
  • Altura crunches lithium numbers 2016-09-26
    Altura Mining will move to secure financing to build its $A139.7 million Pilgangoora lithium project in the Pilbara in the Pilbara...
  • ASX: Pilgangoora Lithium - DFS Delivers Excellent Results 2016-09-25
  • ASX: Pilgangoora Lithium Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Update 2016-09-21

Tabba Tabba News

  • Tabba Tabba commissioning suspended for engineering assessment 2016-01-14
    ASX-listed Pilbara Metals has suspended the commissioning of its Tabba Tabba tantalite project, in Western Australia, to allow for an engineering assessment to be undertaken. The company said on Thursday that during the commissioning process, which started in December, the operations team identified areas of the plant that required modification and rectification to allow the plant to run at optimal design levels.
  • ASX: Tabba Tabba Tantalum Project Update 2016-01-13
  • Mining starts at Tabba Tabba 2015-10-29
    Mining and crushing activities have started at the Tabba Tabba tantalum project, in Western Australia, with wet commissioning expected in early November. Owner Pilbara Minerals reported n Thursday that full production was scheduled to begin on November 16.
  • Pilbara to take full ownership of Tabba Tabba 2015-09-24
    ASX-listed Pilbara Minerals has finalised agreements to gain full ownership of the Tabba Tabba tantalum project, in Western Australia, as the project readies for production. Pilbara Minerals on Thursday announced that it would acquire joint venture partner Valdrew Nominee’s 50% stake in the project for A$2-million in cash.
  • ASX: Site Operations Commence at Tabba Tabba 2015-08-31

Related News

  • Pilgangoora, Australia: 27m grading 1.73% Li2O from 47m depth (PLS798) 2016-10-14
  • ASX: New Zones of Thick High Grade Mineralisation Intersected 2016-10-12
  • ASX: Pilbara Acquires Adjoining Lynas Find Lithium Project 2016-10-05
  • MinRes-Pilbara battle continues 2016-09-21
    The war of words between ASX-listed Pilbara Minerals and Mineral Resources (MinRes) continued, with MinRes denouncing a second sale notice between Pilbara Minerals and offtake partner General Lithium Corporation. In July this year, Pilbara Minerals entered into a transaction with General Lithium for the supply of 140 000 t/y of 6% chemical-grade spodumene concentrate over a six-year period from the first quarter of 2018, from the Pilgangoora lithum-tantalum project, in Western Australia.
  • DFS confirms Pilgangoora as world-class 2016-09-20
    DFS for Pilgangoora highlights long-life, low-cost, scalable lithium operation

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