groote eylandt manganese mine

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.

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South32 drives up Australia Manganese ore output ...

South32 has a 60 per cent interest in its Australia Manganese operations, which include the Groote Eylandt Mining Company operation (GEMCO) in …

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Groote Eylandt Mining Co Pty Ltd Primary Crushing

Remaining JORC resource: 1564 Mt @ 4192% Mn The Groote Eylandt manganese mine has been in operation since 1965, and has produced more than 115 million tonnes of manganese ore and concentrate to June 2018 The mine is operated by the Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd (GEMCO), which is majority owned.

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PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

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 basement of ...

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MINE MANAGEMENT PLAN EAST ARNHEM LAND PROJECT

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,

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The Manganese Mining Industry on Groote Eylandt Northern ...

Manganese was first discovered on Groote Eylandt in 1907 by a geologist named H. Brown. A geologist is a scientist who studies what's in the ground. When they first started mining the manganese, they had only planned to take enough for Australians to use. Only six months after they started to remove the ore from the ground, other countries ...

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Case History – BHP Billiton Mine, Groote Eylandt

and then 200 km by barge from Darwin to Groote Eylandt. Gemco's Groote Eylandt mine produces around 1.8 million tons of manganese a year which is used by customers in Australia as well as being exported to Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. It is primarily used in the production of steel as a strengthening agent.

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Sustainability

A strict permit system also oversees the movement of domestic animals around Groote. The manganese mine on Groote Eylandt operates a rehabilitation program to care for areas affected by mining operations. Photo Gallery Newsletter. Sign up to our newsletter. Subscribe. Additional Links.

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Manganese - Department for Energy and Mining

Deposits are generally classified into three major types — chemical sedimentary, residual, and hydrothermal. Manganese-rich sea-bed nodules may become a future significant resource. Australia's largest production comes from the Groote Eylandt deposit in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory.

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Involving Traditional Owners in Seed Collecting and ...

Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO), operated by BHP Billiton, mines manganese from a number of leases on the western coastal plain of the island Groote Eylandt. The island has an area of 2,260 square kilometres and is wholly owned by the Anindilyakwa Aboriginal people. The mine is located in a part of Australia where documented knowledge of ...

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GROOTE EYLANDT - PastMasters

GROOTE EYLANDT . The GEMCO Manganese Mine . The workings with Central Hill on the hazy horizon. Castle Hill. WW2 Airfield. Bartalumba Bay. The Islands of the Groote Archipelago. 18kyo Relict Pleistocene Continental Dunes. The spit at the entrance to Little Lagoon. Image courtesy Richard & …

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GEMCO Eastern - NTEPA

the existing GEMCO mine on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, approximately 650 km south -east of Darwin (Figure 1 ). The existing GEMCO mine is a manganese mine that has been operating for approximately 50 years. O perations at the existing GEMCO mine involve mining manganese ore by open cut mining

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History

In 1965, the Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) started mining manganese, which is used to harden steel. Mining continues today. Groote Eylandt became Aboriginal freehold land in 1976 when land rights were granted to the Anindilyakwa people. In 2006, the archipelago was officially named as an Indigenous Protected Area.

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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 ...

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Manganese | Resourcing the Territory

Manganese Manganese The Northern Territory is a world leader in manganese production, with the world's largest and lowest cost manganese mine on Groote Eylandt, and another operating mine at Bootu Creek. Total production 135.4 million tonnes of manganese ore and concentrate 2019/20 production 6.3 million tonnes Remaining JORC resources

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Traditional owners join forces with Chinese company to ...

The GEMCO manganese mine on Groote Eylandt will run out in about a decade ... posing a threat to the funding that supports multiple programs and services on Groote Eylandt. "The GEMCO mine is ...

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Groote Resources one to watch in manganese exploration in ...

If BHP Billiton and Anglo American Corp's, Groote Eylandt Mining Company world class manganese mine is anything to go by, then Western...

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OM Holdings | A Manganese Ore & Ferroalloy Company

Exploration at Bootu Creek commenced in 2001, with drilling completed in 2004 under an early JV structure with GEMCO (the Groote Eylandt Mining Company). Mining commenced at the end of 2005 and the first batch of ore was processed and shipped in 2006. The mine became wholly owned by …

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GROOTE EYLANDT MANGANESE MINE EXPANSION Project in …

Project : GROOTE EYLANDT MANGANESE MINE EXPANSION Details Extension to facility to increase the capacity by 0.5Mt/a by re-processing manganese ore stored in tailings stockpiles. Works to include detailed design, supply, fabrication, construction & commissioning of a sands beneficiation plant, port stockpile expansion & associated infrastructure.

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Groote Eylandt - Fast Facts

In 1964 the BHP subsidiary, Gemco (Groote Eylandt Mining Company) was granted leases on the island and in 1966 the first shipment of manganese ore left the island bound for a processing works at Bell Bay near George Town in Tasmania. The manganese mined on the island is now exported to countries like Japan and the USA. The island produces over ...

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Mining » Winchelsea Mining

It is planned that all mining and processing will take place on Winchelsea Island within the accommodation, stores, administration and lay down areas planned to be located at Little Paradise Bay as the project's Logistics Hub, the closest point of contact with the larger Groote Eylandt.

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Groote Eylandt - Wikipedia

The project involves the development of a number of additional mining areas to the east of the existing GEMCO mine on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, approximately 650 km south -east of Darwin (Figure 1 ). The existing GEMCO mine is a manganese mine that …

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The biogeochemical origin of the Groote Eylandt manganese ...

The sedimentary manganese ore deposit of Groote Eylandt, Australia, is an example of the Orthoquartzite-Glauconite-Clay Association, and was formed during a short Cenomanian Age transgression and regression across the Middle Proterozoic sandstone basement of the island.

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Groote Eylandt - MJD Foundation

In 1962, BHP realised the economic significance of the manganese ore deposits on Groote Eylandt, and launched an extensive, four-year exploration program. In 1964, the Groote Eylandt Mining Company was formed.

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Kalagadi Manganese Mine Careers - South32 Group Operations ...

Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, AU, 0885 Department Operations Date 07-Oct-2021 Title Senior Engineer Mid-Term Planning Location Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, AU, 0885 ... Search results for "kalagadi manganese mine careers".

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Authorised mining sites - Department of Industry, Tourism ...

Gemco Mine. Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd. Approximately 640 kilometres east of Darwin, on the western side of Groote Eylandt. Manganese. Open Pit. The Granites Gold Mine. Newmont Tanami Pty Ltd. Approximately 550 kilometres north west of Alice Springs. Gold-Dore.

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Insight – Groote Eylandt | Crooked Compass

In 1965, mineral exploration began and the Gemco mine commenced on the island. Mining for manganese, a heavy, dense mineral element used to strengthen steel and supplement food boomed. It was not long before Groote Eylandt became the provider for 25% of the world's manganese exporting to South Africa, the Middle East and far flung reaches of ...

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GEMCO awards drilling contract to ... - Global Mining Review

The Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) recently awarded a three year drilling contract at the Groote Eylandt manganese mine to Boart Longyear TM Drilling Services. GEMCO is an opencast mining operation, producing high-grade manganese ore that is shipped to GEMCO's Tasmanian manganese alloy plant and around the world.

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[PDF] Manganese On Groote Eylandt | Download ebook | Read ...

Download or read book entitled Manganese on Groote Eylandt written by Northern Territory. Department of Mines and Energy and published by Unknown online. This book was released on 01 January 1970 with total page 3 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Download or read Manganese on Groote Eylandt full HQ book in pdf, epub and ...

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GEMCO - South32

Few other mines have a location quite like our Northern Territory manganese mine, on the island of Groote Eylandt, next to the pristine waters of the Gulf of Carpentaria in Australia's north.

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Resourcing the Territory commodity factsheet - manganese

• World-class, low-cost GEMCO manganese mine at Groote Eylandt produces more than 15% of global production, and has been in operation since 1965. • Mineralisation at Groote Eylandt comprises flat-lying oolitic and pisolitic sedimentary manganese within the Cretaceous Walker River Formation of the Carpentaria Basin.

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LIFE ON GROOTE EYLANDT - NORTHERN TERRITORY

LIFE ON GROOTE EYLANDT - NORTHERN TERRITORY Ten years ago I had the opportunity to live and work on Groote Eylandt, where there is a manganese mine which is operated by BHP. Groote is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, in the Northern Territory. It is a tropical area, prone to cyclones during the 'wet' and pleasant temperatures for the rest of ...

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Airborne EM survey over the Groote Eylandt manganese mine

flown over the Groote Eylandt manganese mine in May 1991 to characterize the conductivity and magnetic properties of the manganese ore and host rocks, in order to assess if AEM was viable in exploration for such a deposit type. Strong EM responses correlated with most of the known manganese ore zones. Subsequent drill hole

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Treatment of Mine Water with Colloidal Suspensions

Groote Eylandt belongs to the Anindilyakwa Aboriginal people. The local township of Angurugu was established by Anglican missionaries in 1942 and it lies in the middle of the Groote Eylandt manganese deposit. Manganese is mined from leases with traditional owners which extend over an area of

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Mamarika Ward - Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

Manganese mining has existed for over 50 years and the current partnership is with Groote Eylandt Mining Company. The Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust (GEAT) manages royalties on behalf of the Warnindilyakwa people. A minimum 50% of income is held in a preservation fund for future generations, with the remainder of funds channelled into Health ...

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