Zinc is the talk of the town and the town is Mount Isa.
A world shortfall in the metal and a solid one dollar $US/lb increase is the price of copper tipping at around US$3.10/lb over the 12 months to September this year is spurring mining and exploration activity in the north west.
Suppliers are once again in demand. None so much as catering and accommodation.
One of the experienced providers, Discovery Parks, is openings its doors next Tuesday 12 October, for inspection.
The afternoon will provide the opportunity for companies to see, taste and experience the park facilities that have been specifically designed to accommodate all of the needs of small to large workforce groups while staying in the Mt Isa region.
Come and see Business Development Manager Robyn Sefton at the facility or ring her 0407 825 638 for a briefing.