08 May 2019
ABx Bauxite Shipment Finalised
ABx sale tonnage of 32,477 tonnes measured by independent draught survey Additional orders of
Favourable foreign exchange rate is encouraging for negotiations for next shipments ABx could benefit from
Australian Bauxite Limited (ABx, ASX Code ABX) had produced and loaded 32,477 tonnes of bauxite onto the customer’s ship at Bell Bay Port which is in the upper range of the contracted tonnage target of 30,000 to 33,000 of
Production of additional
More orders of
Shipping is priced in US$ dollars and is increasingly important for Tasmanian exporters. ABx needs to use the largest possible ships from northern Tasmanian ports and notes that proposals to increase the maximum
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Mine and screen production rates achieved by the ABx mine team and Hazell Bros contractors were above target due to improvements and innovations introduced during this operation.
Trucking delivered 33,000 tonnes to the port stockpile at Bell Bay weeks before ship arrival. Trucking was done by Dave Wagner & Son Pty Ltd which has a proven record of handling the ABx bauxite efficiently and with care shown for the public, the product and the customer, ABx.
ABx was please to work with TasPorts to secure a permanent stockpile location at Bell Bay Port.
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Additional product stockpiles have been achieved, including
ABx has accumulated a significant quantity of ALCORE
Bald Hill Bauxite Project in Tasmania has the potential to accumulate several year’s supply of ALCORE
Rehabilition has been carried out over the past months in accordance with ABx standard practice of reforming the land surface in readiness for pasture seeding in the right seasonal period.
ABx shares the concerns of local landholders about drought conditions that have affected Tasmania during recent times. ABx hopes it can still carry out seeding in the next few weeks, rain permitting.
Figure 9: Rehabilitation
Completed section of pit MB1 reformed ready for soil reinstatement and pasture seeding.
Note the dry conditions during this drought in Tasmania
ABx Policy: ABx endorses best practices on agricultural land, strives to leave land and environment better than we find it.
We only operate where welcomed.
Seasonal Complementation With Binjour Bauxite Project, QLD
Binjour project will be at maximum production during the Queensland Dry Season from April to November. ABx’s bauxite mines in Tasmania achieve optimum production in Summer months from November to May. ABx’s marketing partner, Rawmin of India has bauxite mines in
This bauxite mining and screening operation at Bald Hill in Tasmania has confirmed that coordinated production and shipments from all 3 sets of mines will achieve a reliable
Bauxite Specifications Planned for Binjour, Tasmania and Indian Mines
Table 1: Target metallurgical bauxite specifications for sales contracts