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Sep 11, 2017
New mining contractor at Rocklands

New mining contractor at Rocklands

Oz Mining has won the Phase-2 Rocklands mining contract, expected to commence this week. Rocklands owner CuDeco said Oz Mining was very familiar with the copper project and had started mobilising equipment and personnel to site. They take over from Andy’s Earthmovers, which had a six-month contract for mining operations at the copper mine, 17km west of Cloncurry…. This content is for iQ Ind...

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Apr 19, 2017
Production steps up at Rocklands mill

Production steps up at Rocklands mill

Cloncurry copper producer CuDeco says it is now achieving nameplate throughput rates on a regular basis at its Rocklands process plant. Metal recovery improved significantly throughout March and had continued through April compared to previous months due to an intensive effort from the company’s metallurgical team, combined with improved control and management of reagents, the… This content...

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Mar 14, 2017
Rocklands ready to roll again

Rocklands ready to roll again

Queensland copper company CuDeco plans to restart mining operations from tomorrow as it ramps up production towards nameplate capacity at its Rocklands mine near Cloncurry. Interim Chairman Peter Hutchison said corporate distractions had dominated shareholder perspectives for too long. “I am pleased to say this is almost behind us now, and with mining commencing imminently… This conte...

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Feb 23, 2017
Rocklands copper halted over safety audit

Rocklands copper halted over safety audit

CuDeco has been directed to suspend mining operations at its Rocklands copper site in north-west Queensland following a safety audit by the Department of Natural Resources & Mines. The company said DNRM had concluded that CuDeco’s safety and health management system did not support current activities, personnel and processes associated with the site, and therefore did not… This content ...

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Jul 11, 2016
First concentrate at CuDeco’s Rocklands site

First concentrate at CuDeco’s Rocklands site

CuDeco’s Rocklands copper mine near Cloncurry has produced its first concentrate. The company said ore slurry from the ball mill was put through the flotation circuit, thickener and then the filter plant yesterday in an important test for the new plant. The successful completion of these tests has demonstrated that all circuits are working properly, following… This content is for iQ Industr...

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