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BALD HILL

Australian Bauxite Limited's Bald Hill mine, in Tasmania, is to start production in December, 2014. It is the first new bauxite mine in Australia, for over 35 years.

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BEACONSFIELD

The Beaconsfield gold mine in northern Tasmania was closed permanently on June 30, 2012 and site remediation commenced immediately.

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BELL BAY ALUMINIUM SMELTER

The Bell Bay aluminium smelter in Tasmania, that began production in September 1955, was the first aluminium smelter to operate in the southern hemisphere.

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BELL BAY MANGANESE SMELTER

The Bell Bay manganese smelter in northern Tasmania, located 50 kilometres north of Launceston, is the only manganese ferroalloy plant in Australia.

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BLACKWOOD

The Blackwood Colliery near St Mary's in the Fingal Valley of north east Tasmania is owned by the Cornwall Coal Company a subsidiary of Cement Australia.

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CULLENSWOOD

The Cullenswood open cut black coal mine near the town of St Marys in Tasmania is operated by Cornwall Coal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cement Australia.

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DOLPHIN

The Dolphin Scheelite mine on King Island is part of Tasmania's world richest tungsten deposits that can meet world demand for the foreseeable future.

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DUNCAN

The Duncan Colliery in the Fingal Valley Region of north east Tasmania has been in operation since 1945 producing coal for the Cornwall Coal Company.

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HELLYER

The Hellyer lead zinc copper mine in Western Tasmania commenced production in 1989 and closed in 2000 when economically available ore reserves were exhausted.

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HENTY

Tasmania's only gold mine, Henty, in Western Tasmania, received a new lease on life when it was purchased by Unity Mining Limited from Barrick Gold in 2009.

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KARA

The Kara open pit mine at Hampshire in North West Tasmania, 22 kilometres south of Burnie, mines scheelite for export and magnetite for domestic use.

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KIMBOLTON

The Kimbolton coal mine near Hamilton in Tasmania is an on and off project that supplies coal to its owners, Cement Australia, when needed.

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MOUNT LINDSAY

The Mount Lindsay tin mining project on the West Coast of Tasmania has been defined as having one of the world's largest undeveloped tin deposits.

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MOUNT LYELL

The Mount Lyell Mining Company Limited that was founded in 1883 began production in 1896 making it the oldest continuously operating mine in Australia.

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MT BISCHOFF

The Mount Bischoff tin mine at Waratah was once nationalised by the state and federal governments as an industry of national importance.

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NARACOOPA

Mineral sand mining at Naracoopa on King Island, Tasmania, that has been taking place, on and off, since early in the 1990's is once again in production.

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NELSON BAY RIVER

Nelson Bay River iron ore mine in North West Tasmania to export its first shipment of iron ore from the Burnie port on 25th or 26th of January 2014.

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QUE RIVER

The Que River open cut mine on the West Coast of Tasmania, that is owned by Bass Metals Limited, is currently not operating.

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RENISON BELL

The Renison Bell tin mine in Tasmania is the only major tin project in Australia and one of the few tin projects in the world that is publicly owned.

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RILEY

The Riley iron ore project being developed on the West Coast of Tasmania by Venture Minerals Limited is preparing to commence production in early 2014.

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RISDON SMELTER

The Risdon Smelter in Hobart Tasmania, which was built in 1921, remains one of the world's most efficient zinc producers.

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ROSEBERY

The concentrator at the Rosebery Mine in Tasmania has been in continuous operation for 75 years, creating its own piece of Australian mining history.

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SAVAGE RIVER

The Savage River mine operates 24 hours a day every day of the year high up in the Tasmanian mountains where rainfall averages 2,000 mm annually.

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SCOTIA

The Scotia tin mine in Tasmania was previously operated by Van Dieman Mines Pty Ltd that went into administration in 2009. The mine is now closed.

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STORMONT

Mining commenced at the Stormont gold mine at Moina, near Devonport in Tasmania, in December 2014 with all processing being undertaken at Beaconsfield.

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