- Mining Operations commenced at the Bauxite Hills Mine on Friday 13 April
- First shipment of around 60,000 tonnes will go to China’s Xinfa Group
- Bauxite Hills Mine to become largest independent mine in Weipa Bauxite Region
- Mine construction largely completed in five months
Metro Mining Ltd (ASX:MMI) (“Metro”) is pleased to announce the commencement of mining operations at the Bauxite Hills Mine.
Metro is mining at an initial rate of 2-million-tonnes-per-annum (Mtpa) and, subject to expansion capital, will ramp up to a steady-state 6Mtpa over the first four years. Government approvals are in place to mine up to 10Mtpa.
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