AusIMM Mill Ops Tour: EHM, ISA Copper & Zinc

AusIMM Mill Ops Tour: EHM, ISA Copper & Zinc

Monday 27th August to Tuesday 28th August 2018

Delegates will experience a unique opportunity to see inside two of the largest and most complex mining operations in Australia.

Day 1 will take in a full day at Ernest Henry Mining, located in Cloncurry approximately 170kms north east of Mt Isa.


Ernest Henry Mining (EHM) is a copper and gold mining and processing operation located 38 kilometres north east of Cloncurry in north west Queensland. Since 2013 EHM has been part of Glencore, one the world’s largest diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. Our operation forms a critical part of the company’s integrated north Queensland supply chain, from resource development, mining and processing, to transport, storage and export to worldwide customers

Starting as an open pit mine, EHM transitioned to underground mining in 2011 as part of a $589 million life of mine extension project.

Click here for further information on Ernest Henry Mining.

Day 2 will see a full day in Mt Isa Mines where delegates will experience further insight into copper and zinc at one of Australia’s largest and oldest mines.


Operating since 1924, Mount Isa Mines remains one of Australia’s largest industrial complexes, operating two separate mining and processing streams, copper and zinc-lead-silver. Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia’s oldest, largest and most complex mining operations and has been the catalyst for Mount Isa’s growth and prosperity. It is the second largest producer of copper in Australia and a key asset in Glencore’s global mining portfolio.

Click here for further information on Mount Isa Mines.

Following the tour of Mt Isa mines, delegates will be transported back to Mt Isa airport for the Qantas flight back to Brisbane.

Please note; the deadline for registration of this tour is Tuesday 31 July 2018. Minimum numbers are required for the tour to go ahead.


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8.30am - 5.00pm


Mt Isa and Cloncurry, QLD




  • Flights to and from Brisbane and Mt Isa
  • Bus transfers from Mt Isa airport to each site in Mt Isa and Cloncurry. Return transfers to Mt Isa airport at the end of day 2.
  • 1 night’s accommodation at Ibis Styles, Mt Isa
  • All catering, including breakfast, lunches and dinner