Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done

AS IT gets set to unveil a big expansion, Metro Mining and its thriving Bauxite Hills operation north of Weipa in far north Queensland looks a very rare beast indeed; a junior that’s been able to quickly develop as a producer and set itself up to transition into a long-life profitable mining company.

Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done Metro in the bush of FNQ showing how mining should be done

Bauxite Hills, Skardon River, Far North Queensland

Metro is currently producing bauxite at a rate above its 3.5 million tonnes per annum name and is about to commit to a 6Mtpa operation that's flagged to be producing until nearly 2040.