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New Century brings new life to former Queensland mine

By: Mariaan Webb     14th September 2018 Praise is pouring in for New Century Resources’ zinc tailings project at a former mine site north-west of Mount Isa, Queensland, with Mines Minister Anthony Lynham declaring it an “exciting new approach” and Queensland Resources Council CEO Ian Macfarlane labelling the project “ingenious”. The... 

New Century raises funds to fast-track expansions

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd September 2018 Zinc producer New Century Resources has secured a A$40-million debt facility with National Australia Bank (NAB) to fast track the expansion of its Century zinc mine, in Queensland. The two-year facility will have a 5.25% a year interest rate, New Century reported on Monday. 

Mining starts at Century

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th August 2018 Hydraulic mining operations have started at the Century zinc mine, in Queensland. “This is a fantastic achievement by the New Century team and our business partners to deliver the restart of operations at Century both on time and budget,” said ASX-listed New Century Resources MD Patrick Walta on... 

Nyrstar requests arbitration over legacy contracts with Century zinc mine

By: Mariaan Webb     7th February 2018 Australian base metals company New Century has slammed Belgium-headquartered Nyrstar’s request for arbitration regarding legacy contracts to purchase zinc concentrate from the Century mine, north-west Queensland, and said Wednesday that it had instructed international arbitration firm Clifford... 

Century zinc mine could be back in production by July – study

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     28th November 2017 The Century zinc mine could be back in production by July next year, New Century said on Tuesday, announcing the outcomes of a feasibility study into the restart of operations at the mine near Mt Isa, which once was one of the world’s top producers of the metal. The study estimates that the... 

Century mine's environmental approval amended

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th November 2017 The Queensland government has issued ASX-listed New Century Resources with an amended environmental authority for its Century zinc mine, allowing progressive economic rehabilitation activities. The amendments allowed for tailings to be relocated back to the original Century openpit, and to be... 

Century tailings estimate increases

By: Esmarie Iannucci     12th September 2017 ASX-listed junior New Century Resources has reported a 23% increase in the zinc metal content at the Century tailings deposit, in Queensland. The tailings deposit is estimated to host a measured resource of 78.9-million tonnes, at 3.02% zinc, 0.47% lead and 12.4 g/t silver for a total contained... 

Century zinc mine still has life

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th August 2017 Results from an optimisation study at the Century zinc mine, in Queensland, has confirmed a recovery range of between 60% and 64% for the proposed tailings project. ASX-listed New Century Resources is currently investigating a restart feasibility study to recommission the existing... 


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