Copper Mining in Australia
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...copper production in the western world. In the year 2003 Australia alone produced 869,000 tons of copper concentration. Though mined from somewhat a small number of mines in Australia, copper mining is well distributed there with South Australia’s Olympic dam and Queensland’s Mount Isa Mines being the chief producers. Additionally, there are quite a number of other important mine operations areas of Copper in Australia: Ernest Henry, New South Wales at Cadia-Ridgeway and Northparkes, Western Australia at Golden Grove, and Mount Gordon in Queensland among others. Coming third after chile and USA, Australia has 6... Introduction
Coming after Chile, USA, and Indonesia in that order, Australia is fourth in c...