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Bauxite Hills Mine Indigenous Workforce


Metro Mining has conducted several Community Engagement Sessions for indigenous people interested in working at the Bauxite Hills Mine.

Information sessions have been in Cairns, Mapoon, Injinoo and Hope Vale.

Mine construction has commenced and full mining operations will commence April 2018 after the wet season.

Metro has recruited two full time Community Liaison Officers, one based in Mapoon and the other Injinoo. 

As at end October 2017 41% of the Bauxite Hills Mine workforce has been recruited from traditional owner communities in the Cape York Region and employed on the construction works. 

All Metro’s mining operations has been contracted to companies bound by the terms of Metro’s employment commitments.

Transhipment has been contracted to Bauxite Transhipment Services Pty Ltd (BTS) which is a joint venture between Transhipment Services Australia Pty Ltd (TSA) and Dadaru SR Pty Ltd.  Dadaru is an Indigenous owned and operated company specialising in delivering effective Aboriginal engagement and capability in marine, civil and mining projects. 

Dadaru will be recruiting locally in an endeavor to offer a skilled, experienced and reliable workforce.  In its interstate operations Dadaru has a recruited workforce with over 80% Aboriginal employees.


Further information can be obtained by emailing Metro’s HR Manager Rob Mulholland at rmulholland@metromining.com.au