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Mining » Winchelsea Mining

Winchelsea Mining Pty Ltd (Winchelsea) holds exploration tenure on Winchelsea, Bickerton and Sea Country including Connexion Island as well as tenure on Blue Mud Bay, Sandy, Edward and Marie Islands. On Winchelsea Island, Exploration …

Northern Territory For Everyone: Umbakumba

2021-7-13 · The Groote Eylandt economy changed dramatically when manganese was discovered near Angurugu. The Church Missionary Society and BHP agreed on royalty payments to allow mining. In 1964 the Groote Eylandt Mining Company was granted leases on the island, and the first shipments of manganese ore left in 1966.

Eastern Leases Project Executive Summary

2016-7-1 · the existing manganese mine on Groote Eylandt, which accounts for more than 15% of the world''s high grade manganese ore production, with approximately 70% of its production exported to global markets. Anglo Operations (Australia) Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo American Plc, a UK-based mining group that is listed on the London Stock

MINE MANAGEMENT PLAN EAST ARNHEM LAND PROJECT

2019-11-20 · South32 is a globally diversified metals and mining company with a portfolio of high quality, well maintained, cash generative assets producing bauxite, alumina, aluminium, thermal and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc. Its GEMCO operation is situated on Groote Eylandt on the western side of the Gulf of Carpentaria,

GEMIS: Groote Eylandt development progress report

2016-8-31 · Manganese. Mine development. Abstract: Development of the manganese ore deposits on Groote Eylandt prior to the Agreement dated 9th September, 1969, was carried out in two stages, namely: Stage 1 Development: Facilities were established to enable a production rate of 200,000 tons per annum of lump manganese of metallurgical grade to be achieved.

Mining and Exploration Leases » Anindilyakwa Land Council

Mining and Exploration Leases. The main project proponent on Groote Eylandt to date has been GEMCO, which is jointly owned by South32 Pty Ltd (60%) and Anglo Operations (40%). Currently all mining activity occurs on Groote Eylandt however GEMCO also hold Exploration applications on Bickerton and elsewhere on the adjacent mainland.

The Manganese Mining Industry on Groote Eylandt …

2014-10-18 · BHP Gemco operate a manganese mine on Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory. Now owned by South 32 (South African company). Presented statistics on employment, indigenous Australians in the workforce and traineeship programs in place to support Aboriginal youth

''Concerning'' levels of heavy metals found in people living ...

2021-12-6 · Tests on the hair and nails of children and adults living in Angurugu, on Groote Eylandt, have shown "concerning" levels of manganese, according to the local lands council.

Angurugu in detail — East Arnhem Regional Council

In 1964 the Groote Eylandt Mining Company was granted leases on the island, and the first shipments of manganese ore left in 1966. Groote Eylandt now produces over three million tonnes of manganese ore each year. Groote Eylandt became …

The Groote Archipelago Region » Anindilyakwa Land Council

The Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO), the majority of which is owned and operated by South 32, began operations on Groote Eylandt in 1965 to mine manganese. GEMCO established Alyangula primarily as the residence for the mining company workers. The township of Alyangula is established under a special purpose lease between GEMCO, ALC and the ...

South32 drives up Australia Manganese ore output ...

2020-7-21 · Overall Australia Manganese ore production for the 2020 financial year was up by 4 per cent, from 3.35 million to 3.47 million wet metric tonnes, while its ore sales remained the same. South32 has ...

Sedimentary Manganese

2004-1-13 · Mn/Fe ratio is a local indicator of the basin morphology that may be reflecting separation of Mn from Fe by precipitation of pyrite. Some of the large manganese deposits, including Groote Eylandt, coincide with, or slightly postdate, d 13 C positive excursions.

Manganese | Resourcing the Territory

The mine is operated by the Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd (GEMCO), which is majority owned by South 32 Ltd. The ore is mined by shallow open-cut mining methods and is transported by road to a nearby port. Production in 2020/21 totalled 5.88 Mt of manganese ore.

Iron Ore and Manganese

2019-5-24 · Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) and Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company (TEMCO), with BHP Billiton owning 60% and having management control. Samancor is the world''s largest producer of seaborne manganese ore and is among the top three global producers of manganese alloy. Its operations produce a combination of ores, alloys and metal

Traditional owners join forces with Chinese company to ...

2019-6-19 · But the mine''s operational life is coming to an end, posing a threat to the funding that supports multiple programs and services on Groote Eylandt. "The GEMCO mine is …

GEMCO

2015-5-18 · GEMCO is an open-cut mining operation, producing high-grade manganese ore that is shipped to customers around the world. It is currently the largest and lowest-cost manganese ore producer in the world, which we hold a 60 per cent share in, with Anglo America Plc holding the remaining 40 per cent.

''Concerning'' levels of heavy metals found in people living ...

2019-6-19 · But the mine''s operational life is coming to an end, posing a threat to the funding that supports multiple programs and services on Groote Eylandt. "The GEMCO mine is …

Northern Territory For Everyone: Groote Eylandt

2021-7-13 · About Groote Eylandt. The island measures approximately 50 km from east to west and 60 km north-south, a total area of some 2,260 sq. km. It is generally quite low-lying, with an average height above sea level of 15 m. It was named by the explorer Abel Tasman in 1644 and is Dutch for "Big Island", in a now-archaic spelling.

Mining | Top End Industries | Darwin Convention Centre

Uranium, zinc-lead, bauxite, gold, phosphate and manganese are all mined in the Territory, with a production value of more than $2 billion. Commodities such as copper, iron ore, rare earths, tungsten, mineral sands and potash are fast emerging. The Northern Territory is a world leader in manganese production, with Groote Eylandt''s world-class ...

Manganese contamination affects the motor performance …

Neuromotor deficits are an important sign of manganese (Mn) toxicity in humans and laboratory animals. However, the impacts of Mn exposure on the motor function of wild animals remains largely unknown. Here, we assessed the impact of chronic exposure to Mn from active mining operations on Groote Eyl …

EPC contract to expand GEMCO manganese output ...

2014-12-2 · EPC contract to expand GEMCO manganese output. Sedgman has been awarded a A$133 million EPC contract for a project at the Groote Eylandt Mining Co (GEMCO) manganese mine. Groote Eylandt is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria in the Northern Territory, Australia. GEMCO is a BHP Billiton 60% Anglo American 40% joint venture, operated by BHP ...

Mineralogy of the Groote Eylandt manganese oxides: A ...

Wessels and Groote Eylandt manganese ores were examined at the University of New South Wales (Australia) using XRD, optical, SEM and EPMA analyses; CVRD and Gabonese ores were studied at SINTEF and NTNU (Norway) using quantitative XRD analysis. The manganese ores had significant differences in chemistry and mineralogy.

Airborne EM survey over the Groote Eylandt manganese …

2019-3-22 · Groote Eylandt mine had consisted largely of gravity surveys designed to identify shallow basins hosting the manganese mineralisation. Since 1991 the authors have learnt that conductive responses from manganese mineralisation were noted during AEM surveys in Surinam in the 1960s (A. Rattew, pers. comm.). The conductive nature of some

PorterGeo Database

The Groote Eylandt manganese deposit is located on the island of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia, some 50 km from the coast of Arnhem Land and 650 km ESE of Darwin. Groote Eylandt lies on the eastern margin of the Proterozoic McArthur Basin. The ore deposit is developed within flat lying Cretaceous rocks deposited unconformably on a …

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2012-7-9 · At Groote Eylandt, manganese occurs in the upper 15 m of the Early to Middle Cretaceous Mullaman beds (sandstone, claystone, pebble gravel and manganese marl), which are unconformably overlain by lateritic Tertiary conglomerate (MacIntosh et al. 1975). Mineralisation occurs over about 150 km2, mainly on the western side of the island. Ore horizons

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Manganese | Resourcing the Territory

About Us » Winchelsea Mining

Winchelsea Island is approximately 60km2 in size and lies less than 500m north of the much larger Groote Eylandt (where South 32 – Groote Eylandt Mining Company GEMCO) currently operates a world-class manganese mine. The island is approximately 50km off the eastern coast of Arnhem Land, approximately 650km east southeast of Darwin and ...

Groote Eylandt

2014-6-22 · Groote Eylandt - Fast Facts. November 19, 2008. Groote Eylandt (including Angurugu, Alyangula and Umbakumba) A major mining operation off the coast of Arnhem Land. Groote Eylandt, which is Dutch meaning ''big island'' or ''large island'', is located 630 km from Darwin by air and lies off the east coast of Arnhem Land in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

manganese Archives

2021-12-14 · Sedgman has won the EPC contract for Groote Eylandt Mining''s manganese mine expansion. December 1, 2014 0 comment. Truck struck by manganese train.

Manganese Ore | Geoscience Australia

2019-12-31 · The Woodie Woodie mine is located about 400 km southeast of Port Hedland in Western Australia. A manganese tailings processing plant also operates near the Woodie Woodie mine. The Northern Territory has two manganese mines with one being located on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the other at Bootu Creek, 110 km north of Tennant ...

Major Mines & Projects | GEMCO Mine

GEMCO is an open-cut strip mining operation, which includes crushing, screening, washing and dense media separation. A fleet of 777 haul trucks and excavators is used to extract the ore and transport it to the Run of Mine (ROM) stockpile, via a network of dedicated haul roads.