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Woodie Woodie

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CLIENT: Consolidated Minerals
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ConsMin’s wholly owned subsidiary, Pilbara Manganese, owns and operates the Woodie Woodie Manganese mine, located approximately 400km southeast of Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Ausdrill supplies both RC and RC330 drill Rigs for the purpose of drilling both, in pit grade control and exploration reverse circulation drill holes for the client. Diamond Rigs are utilised for the deep diamond holes, up to 1500m’s in depth.

Ausdrill supplies all specialist plant and equipment along with experienced employees to ensure effective delivery of the exploration drilling program.

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South Middleback Ranges Region

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CLIENT: SIMEC (OneSteel)
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SIMEC Mining owns and operates a 10m tonne per annum iron ore mine in the Middleback Ranges in South Australia, approximately 60 kilometers from the town of Whyalla. These operations incorporate the Iron Baron, Iron Knob and South Middleback Ranges mine sites.

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Kambalda Operations

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CLIENT: Mincor
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Mincor’s landholdings in the Kambalda area comprise the large suite of tenements around Mincor’s operating mines in the Widgiemooltha area, the Carnilya Hill tenements to the north of Kambalda, a large holding over the northern half of the Kambalda Dome, and the Bluebush Line covering over 40km of prospective strike.

Ausdrill supplies a range of RC and RC330 drill rigs for the purpose of drilling exploration reverse circulation drill holes as well as diamond rigs for the deep diamond holes drilling to a variety of depths. We supply all plant, equipment, and personnel to complete the exploration drilling program.

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Granny Smith

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CLIENT: Gold Fields
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Granny Smith Mine is an underground gold mine operated by Goldfields and was founded in 1979. The mine was an open-cut operation until underground mining commenced in 2005.

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Bootu Creek

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CLIENT: OM Manganese Ltd
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Mt Newman Operations

Mt Newman Operations • PROJECTS 1
CLIENT: BHPBIO
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The Mount Newman open cut iron ore mine in Western Australia is also known as Mount Whaleback Iron Ore Mine. The mine is majority owned by BHP Billiton and was developed more than 50 years ago. Mount Whaleback has been the backbone of BHP’s Pilbara operations producing millions of tonnes of high grade iron ore every year.

Ausdrill supplies a range of RC drill rigs for the purpose of drilling both in pit grade control and exploration reverse circulation drill holes. We also use specialist diamond rigs for the deep diamond holes and all plant, equipment, and personnel are supplied by Ausdrill to ensure successful completion the exploration drilling program.

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Mungari

Mungari • PROJECTS PIL 1
CLIENT: Evolution Mining
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The Mungari gold operation is located 600km east of Perth and 20km west of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia on the traditional land of the Maduwongga People. The operation consists of underground mining at Frog’s Leg, open pit mining at White Foil and a strategically located 1.6Mtpa process plant.

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Ensham

Ensham • PROJECTS KAL 1
CLIENT: Ensham Resources
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The Ensham Coal Mine is a coal mine located 40 km east of Emerald in Central Queensland, Australia. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 1.48 billion tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Asia and the world. The Ensham mine has an annual production capacity of 7 million tonnes of coal. Ensham consists of six pits on either side of the Nogoa River. Operations currently utilise the open-cut method of mining.

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Blair Athol

Blair Athol • PROJECTS KAL 2
CLIENT: Link Mining Services
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The Blair Athol Coal Mine is a coal mine located in the Bowen Basin of Central Queensland, Australia. It is located over the former site of the township of Blair Athol. The mine has coal reserves amounting to 195 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Asia and the world. The mine has an annual production capacity of 12.9 million tonnes of coal. Coal was first discovered at this location in 1864 and has been mined from this area since this time by different companies. TerraCom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orion Mining, recommissioned the site in 2017.

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Tropicana

Tropicana • PROJECTS PIL 6
CLIENT: Macmahon Contractors
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The Tropicana Gold Mine project is located 330 km northeast of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Since 2002, it has been jointly owned by AngloGold Ashanti (70% – manager) and Independence Group (30%). The Tropicana tenements consist of 12,500 km2 of land. It is located at the junction of the Yilgarn Craton and the Fraser Range Mobile Belt.

The Tropicana deposit was discovered in 2005. The nearby Havana deposit was discovered in 2006. Mining commenced in July 2012 and first ore was sent to the crushing circuit in July 2013. The first gold was poured on 26 September 2013. The area has been seen as a new major Australian gold province, previously unexplored due to its remoteness, and dubbed the “Tropicana Gold Belt”.