contractors for shaft sinking projects from the 1950s onwards Examples of this in the hard rock sector included Mt Isa Mt I Principal of Luxford Mine Management Services and Project Manager -Underground Mine Construction at Cannington for BHP Minerals COAL98 Conference Wollongong 18- 20 February 1998 258 • • • • 1 underground decline at Xstrata Copper's Ernest Henry Mine a significant milestone in the operation's history We look forward to the opportunities and economic growth that this feasibility study will bring to the Cloncurry region Read more about the 'first cut' on page five

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Mopani has shut the mine and placed it under Care and Maintenance Mopani Copper Mines has also sent all workers and terminated employment for those on contracts It has also advised its contractors to wind up affairs and return to Panama and Chile Bullock was recently recruited as new Chief Executive Officer in November 2019 Bullock took over from Chris Vermeulen

"This investment in Ernest Henry has effectively added 14 years to the life of the mine to 2026 We're pleased to have this opportunity to sustain production at a higher rate continue to support around 500 employees plus contractors and deliver ongoing benefits to the Cloncurry community and economy "

The largest contract is for work on GlencoreXstrata's Ernest Henry mine expansion The $70 million contract includes major mechanical piping electrical and instrumentation work across three packages and includes the installation of underground crushing and materials handling equipment along with its associated infrastructure

Swiss-based Glencore has invested $589 million into the expansion of the Ernest Henry Mine in Queensland The investment aims to increase production and extend the life of the mine by transitioning the copper site from an open-pit to underground shaft mine "This investment in Ernest Henry has effectively added 14 years to the life of the mine to 2026 " said Glencore

The 13th AusIMM Underground Operators Conference (UGOPS) was held at The Star Hotel and Casino on the Gold Coast from 16-18 October 2017 and celebrated the 40th anniversary since the first event was held in Broken Hill on 17-18 October 1977

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contractors for shaft sinking projects from the 1950s onwards Examples of this in the hard rock sector included Mt Isa Mt I Principal of Luxford Mine Management Services and Project Manager -Underground Mine Construction at Cannington for BHP Minerals COAL98 Conference Wollongong 18- 20 February 1998 258 • • • • 1

Up to 500 new jobs could be created in the future as underground shaft hoisting operations get set to commence at Glencore's Ernest Henry Mine near Cloncurry The mine extension will see operations transition from open pit mining to underground shaft mining

2 584 employees (including contractors) EHM – Ernest Henry Underground Mine EHM – transition to a long life low cost underground producer 15 Sub level caving process EHM underground mine plan • From 1995 to 2011 successful open pit • Innovative Sub level caving utilised to achieve viable low cost low grade ore operation • $589M brownfield project

Each complex consists of an underground mine and associated processing facility as well as the nearby Cochenour mine There are currently 1 180 employees and contractors on the payroll The complex was a key asset in the portfolio of Vancouver-based Goldcorp before the company was acquired by US giant Newmont Mining Corp in April 2019 The

Client Need The Headframe Erection project for EHM is an integral part of the mines transition from open cut to underground mining It involved the construction and installation of a temporary Skyshaft and Winder Building for the shaft sink followed by the installation of a 70m high Headframe and permanent Winder Building

Orica and the Ernest Henry Mine (EHM) successfully partnered to complete the world's first production trial of the WebGen™ 100 wireless initiating system in an operational underground mine EHM is a Glencore owned Sub Level Caving (SLC) operation located in Queensland Australia and produces over 6 million tonnes of copper and gold ore

Underground Copper Mine Round Oak's Mt Colin operation is an underground copper / gold mine located half way between Mount Isa and Cloncurry in North West Queensland Development commenced in August 2018 with first production in September 2019 Ore is transported by road trains to the Ernest Henry mine north of Cloncurry for toll processing

Copper Mine Infrastructure development to expand open-cut pit to allow for underground works in Central Queensland "I have found Bernie Elsey to be a highly skilled project controls manager His technical knowledge and experience are an invaluable asset to any company operating in the heavy industries " – Steve C

Cloncurry copper mine to axe 700 contractor jobs

The underground shaft is expected to be completed in May and once operational will mean the mine east of Mount Isa will be able to hoist ore to the surface doubling its production rate Mine general manager Myles Johnston says only a small number of contractors will be required for maintenance activities

The Syama Complex located in the south of Mali West Africa approximately 30km from the Cte d'Ivoire border and 300km southeast of the capital Bamako comprises the Syama Underground Mine and the Tabakoroni Open Pit Mine The Syama Underground Mine is owned by Socit des Mines de Syama S A (SOMISY) Resolute has a 80% interest []

Mr Kampyongo said the Mopani Copper Mines boss will now be transferred to Kitwe to answer queries on developments at the mining firm Mr Kampyongo said he is surprised that Mr Bullock did not inform the government of his intention to leave the country despite attending a meeting earlier in the day with officials

Residential and long term workforce Owner miner Workforce: ~270 employees and ~70 contractors Enterprise Agreement approved in June 2017 Mine rosters: Underground and mill 7/7 – 4 panel Open-pit 7/3/5/6 – 3 panel Frog's Leg currently a one jumbo operation Mungari processing plant commissioned in 2014 Additional optimisation opportunities

The Ernest Henry mine in north-eastern Australia engaged Orica in 2016 to perform a demonstration of sub-level caving using WebGen The mine wanted to reduce the time spent by personnel at the brow of the cave With the use of WebGen they were successful in pre-loading the stope production rings and eliminating the need to return to the brow

Nathan Bullock Information reaching Zambian Eye is that the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the embattled Mopani Copper Mines Nathan Bullock was this evening blocked from leaving the Zambia Sources at the Airport tell Zambian Eye that Bullock had arranged to leave the country through Kenneth Kaunda

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About I am an engaging approachable and driven Mine Manager with over 11 years' success driving excellence in production safety revenue management strategic mine planning and operational performance for Ernest Henry Mine and Mount Isa Mines (Glencore / Xstrata)

The Syama Complex located in the south of Mali West Africa approximately 30km from the Cte d'Ivoire border and 300km southeast of the capital Bamako comprises the Syama Underground Mine and the Tabakoroni Open Pit Mine The Syama Underground Mine is owned by Socit des Mines de Syama S A (SOMISY) Resolute has a 80% interest []

In 2009 the then owner of the miner Xstrata approved a massive investment in to Ernest Henry to transform from an open cut operation in to an underground mine The opening of the kilometre deep shaft was carried out by QLD minister for natural resources and mines Andrew Cripps and was attended by a number of Glencore executives

"This investment in Ernest Henry has effectively added 14 years to the life of the mine to 2026 We're pleased to have this opportunity to sustain production at a higher rate continue to support around 500 employees plus contractors and deliver ongoing benefits to the Cloncurry community and economy "