Green light for US$1.9B Amrun project

Mining major Rio Tinto will produce up to 22.8Mt/y of bauxite from 2019 at Amrun in north Queensland, Australia, after approving the US$1.9 billion project to replace East Weipa output

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Bauxite haulage at Rio Tinto's existing operations at Weipa in Queensland. Amrun will replace East Weipa output

The Amrun development, about 40km south of Rio Tinto’s East Weipa and Andoom mines on the Cape York Peninsula, will feature an open-pit mine and new port facilities, and increase annual bauxite