Golden Grove is an underground and open pit base and precious metals mine located in Western Australia’s Mid West.
It is located approximately 450 kilometres north-east of Perth and 280 kilometres east of Geraldton.
Golden Grove comprises the Scuddles and Gossan Hill mines and surface processing operations.
Golden Grove commenced open pit operations above Gossan Hill in January 2012. Over its life, the copper open pit will produce approximately 235,000 tonnes of copper concentrate containing 59,600 tonnes of copper metal in concentrate at 25% copper.
Golden Grove produces concentrates of zinc, copper and high precious metals (HPM) which are exported to smelters in China, Korea, Japan, India and Thailand, via the Port of Geraldton.
Zinc is mainly used for galvanising steel against corrosion, while copper is mainly used for electrical wiring and appliances. Lead is mainly used for production of batteries.
For up-to-date production figures, refer to the latest MMG quarterly production report.
Golden Grove mine
Geraldton Western Australia 6531
T: +61 8 9956 4222
F: +61 8 9961 3860
The Golden Grove mine operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
The site office administration hours are 6am - 6pm, 7 days a week.
Golden Grove is a closed site and does not provide tours.
Golden Grove has a presence in Geraldton through its Port Operations, Community Relations and Bayalgu Pre-employment Training Office.
399 Marine Terrace
Geraldton WA 6530
Its office hours are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.
T +61 8 9956 4130 or +61 8 9956 4132
F +61 8 9956 4140
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||Approximately 450 kilometres north-east of Perth and 280 kilometres east of Geraldton in Western Australia.
||Zinc concentrate, copper concentrate, precious metal concentrate
||Underground, sublevel open stoping
||Conventional grinding and flotation.
|Current mine life
as at 30 June 2011
|1.2 million tonnes zinc
0.9 million tonnes copper
0.1 million tonnes lead
0.9 million ounces gold
42.1 million ounces silver
as at 30 June 2011
|0.1 million tonnes zinc
0.2 million tonnes copper
0.0 million tonnes lead
0.1 million ounces gold
5.2 million ounces silver
full-time equivalent as at 31 December 2011
|474 employees and 269 contractors.
||Concentrates are exported through the nearby Port of Geraldton to smelters in China, Japan, India, Thailand and Australia.