The Group is an ASX listed diversified global mining services group headquartered in Australia.
From our meagre beginning as a one-drill operation in Kalgoorlie, the Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies.
The Group has built a portfolio of companies designed to provide a complete mining value chain throughout Australia, Africa and around the world.
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.
First ore has been mined in January 2019 at the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia. The Gruyere project is a joint venture between Gold Fields and Gold Road. The Gruyere discovery is a significant high-grade gold deposit and the Mineral Resource has been defined as 148 million tonnes grading 1.3 grams per tonne for 6.2 million ounces of contained gold, making it one of the largest underdeveloped gold deposits in Australia.
The St Ives Gold Mine is a gold mine located 20 km south-east of Kambalda, Western Australia. It is owned by the South African mining company Gold Fields. It is one of two mines the company operates in Australia, the other being the Agnew Gold Mine. Ore is mined at St Ives in three under ground and four open pit operations.
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.
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.