Authorised mining sites

Get a summary of approved mine, extractive mineral and exploration sites:

Operating mines

(does not include extractives, exploration or prospectors)

Site Current Operator Location Commodity Mine  Type
McArthur River Mine McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd Approximately 45 kilometres south west of Borroloola. Zinc Concentrate;
Zinc/Lead Concentrate
Open Pit
Alcan Gove Mine Alcan Gove Pty Ltd On the Gove Peninsula. Alumina;
Open Pit
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 Underground
SILL80 Roper Project Australian Ilmenite Resources Pty Ltd Approximately 105 kilometres east of Mataranka. Mineral Sands Concentrate Open Pit
Dhupuma Plateau Bauxite Mine Gulkula Mining Company Pty Ltd Approximately 30km south by road from the town of Nhulunbuy on the Gove Peninsula. Bauxite Open Pit

Last updated: 17 November 2022

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