Metro Mining's flagship project, The Bauxite Hills Mine, is located 95kms north of Weipa on Western Cape York where the company holds a total tenement package covering approximately 1,900 square kilometres.
The Bauxite Hills Mine, alone, has an estimated ore Reserve of 109.5Mt and total Resources of 138.2Mt
Mining operations commenced in April 2018. In its first year of operations, Metro achieved its 2018 production guidance shipping 2 million tonnes to five different Chinese companies.
The company has announced an expanded 2019 calendar year production from 3.0Mtpa to 3.5Mpa.
Metro has also commenced a DFS for potential Stage 2 Expansion of Annual Production to 6.0Mtpa by 2021.
Metro is also further exploring its tenement holdings on Cape York, initially focusing on near mine opportunities for Bauxite Hills.
The Bauxite Hills Mine employs up to 220 people with an indigenous workforce of approximately 37%. Around 90 people on site at any one time.
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