MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria

ONE of the major surprises in nominations for the MNN Awards is a potential Tier 1 mineral sands discovery in Victoria’s Gippsland Basin by unlisted Kalbar Resources. From a large, low-grade deposit discovered by Rio Tinto in 2002, Kalbar have defined one of the highest grade and the lowest cost zircon projects in the world. By David Upton

MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria MNN Awards: Kalbar makes world-class mineral sands discovery in Victoria

Kalbar's founder and chairman, Robert Bishop, saw the opportunity to acquire the Gippsland mineral sands project at Glenaladale from Rio in 2013.