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  • Super Pit gold mine Wikipedia

    The Fimiston Open Pit, colloquially known as the Super Pit, was Australia's largest open cut gold mine until 2016 when it was surpassed by the Newmont Boddington gold mine also in Western Australia. The Super Pit is located off the Goldfields Highway on the south-east edge of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The pit is oblong in plan view and is approximately 3.5 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide and over 600 metres deep. The Fimiston Open Pit is owned by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd, a company o

  • The worlds deepest, biggest and deadliest open pit mines

    The world’s biggest open pit iron mine can be found near Hibbing, Minnesota. At its maximum, the area covered by the Hull Rust open pit mine is five miles (8km) long, 2 miles (3,2km) wide and 535 feet (180m) deep. It looks like a man-made Grand Canyon of over 2,000 acres (8,1km²). The first iron ore extractions were made here in 1895. Beginning as a small underground mine, the land

  • MiningLink The largest & most visited mining website in

    The Duplex Hill South open cut gold mine in Western Australia has changed ownership from Australian Mines Limited to Pioneer Resources Limited. EASTERN RANGE The Eastern Range iron ore open pit mine is located in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia 10

  • Home KCGM Super Pit gold mine

    Information including owners, joint venture partners, historical gold facts, employment opportunities and publications. Offers a virtual tour and map.

  • 10 fast facts about Kalgoorlie's massive Super Pit

    Known as the Super Pit, the Fimiston Open Pit was Australia's largest open-cut gold mine until 2016 when the Newmont Boddington gold mine opened in Western Australia. No rush since gold rush The Super Pit’s history stretches back to 1893 and the Gold Rush era, when Paddy Hannan discovered 100 ounces of gold in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

  • Australia’s gold mines by production, grades and costs

    22/05/2019· Open cut mines are normally cheaper to operate than underground mines. Different treatment processes that may be required because of the composition of the mineral or the amount of ‘waste’ that needs to be separated to extract the ore also impact the cost of the end product.

  • Top 10 deep open-pit mines Mining-Technology

    26/09/2013· Nanfen open pit iron mine, located in Nanfen district of the Liaoning province, China, is approximately 500m deep. It is one of the largest open-pit metal mines in China. Nanfen open pit mine is owned and operated by Benxi Iron and Steel Corporation (Benxi Steel). The mine produced more than 100 million tonnes of iron ore in 2011. It was the

  • Kidston Gold Mine • Drive North West QLD

    Kidston Gold Mine. See the Australia's largest open-cut gold mine. Approximately 110km south of Einasleigh you'll find the Kidston gold mine and battery (1921-45, 1984-2000), a major industrial relic. Sometimes referred to as The Oaks Goldfield, Kidston had its own battery. Built by the Queensland government in the early 1920s, the 15 head battery with a gas engine and two generators is still

  • MiningLink The largest & most visited mining website in

    The Middleback Range iron ore open cut mine in South Australia, that is owned by Arrium Limited, produces haematite and magnetite ore for steel production. MINTABIE. The Mintabie opal field in within the town of Mintabie in South Australia, 40 kilometres from Maria in the Pitjantjara Lands in the state's far north. MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT. Mountain of Light copper mine in South Australia remains on

  • The Super Pit Largest Open Pit Gold Mine in Australia

    25/01/2016· Teh Super Pit located in the region of Western Australia, Australia, and is located 596 kilometres (370 mi) east-northeast of Perth & end of the Australian Great Eastern Highway.

  • Australian mining Australasian Mine Safety Journal

    Open-cut mining is also used for some iron ore, gold and copper production in Australian mines. One of Australia’s largest open-cut coal mines, BHP Billiton’s Mt Arthur Coal mine, is located in the Hunter Valley. Underground mining

  • Super Pit gold mine Wikipedia

    The Fimiston Open Pit, colloquially known as the Super Pit, was Australia's largest open cut gold mine until 2016 when it was surpassed by the Newmont Boddington gold mine also in Western Australia. The Super Pit is located off the Goldfields Highway on the south-east edge of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.The pit is oblong in plan view and is approximately 3.5 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres

  • Full of holes: why Australia's mining boom will leave

    19/07/2016· Many of the huge open-cut coalmines that scar the landscape have been in operation only since the 1970s or 80s. Few of those mines have reached the end of

  • Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit CNET

    The Super Pit, in Kalgoorlie, is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. A canyon-size hole dug by house-size machines, it's large enough to be visible

  • Open-Cut Mine Site Tour Australian Traveller

    26/08/2011· The town isn’t too dissimilar to other small country towns except that Tom Price happens to also be home to the largest open-cut iron ore mines in the world. Hamersley Iron, a subsidiary of mining giant Rio Tinto, began open-cut mining on Mount Tom Price in 1966, attracting miners from all over Australia.