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Mount Isa

a city in NE Australia in NW Queensland: mining of copper and other minerals. Pop.: 20 525 (2001)

Mount Isa

 

a city in Australia, in Queensland. Population, 25,000 (1971). It is served by railroad and is a highway junction. Mount Isa is a large mining center for copper and polymetallic ores. Lead, zinc, and copper are smelted there, after which they are shipped by railroad to the port of Townsville for export.

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By directing gas from through Moomba rather than Mt Isa, suppliers would have been able to access the existing infrastructure within the Cooper Basin and connect more efficiently and directly to the markets in eastern Australia.
World War II brought prosperity as Mt Isa became a garrison town for troops.
Mr Adams said routing the pipeline to Mt Isa was the most efficient way to get gas to the east coast, as it reduced potential construction risks and required lower volumes of gas to be contracted to be viable.
Mr Landels holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and was the General Manager of WMC's Fertilizer Operations at Phosphate Hill, Mt Isa and Townsville from 2002-2006.
In between it will give you the opportunity to visit Longreach, Mt Isa, Katherine Gorge, Kakadu National Park, Darwin, Kununurra, Broome, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Alice Springs and Birdsville.
The new services include extra return flights between Brisbane and Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and Mt Isa, as well as extra seasonal services between Cairns and Perth and Sydney, beginning on 1 July.
AUSTRALIA'S MACMAHON WINS CONTRACT FOR MT ISA PROJECT
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Legend International Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:LGDI) would like to announce that the Mt Isa Phosphate Project has not been impacted by the floods in eastern Queensland.
Contract awarded for the queensland government is seeking proposals for short term (6 days or less) wet hire of plant and trucks in the northern region with the provision for long term hire specifically in the richmond shire, flinders and mckinley shires, cloncurry, doomadgee, mt isa and carpentaria and burke shires.
Both these States host world class ore deposits including Mt Isa, Mt Morgan, Central Victoria, Broken Hill and Cadia- Ridgeway.
McKinlay currently operates public services as Macair Airlines between Cloncurry, Brisbane and Mt Isa.
Legend signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Xstrata regarding supply of sulphuric acid to a phosphoric acid plant in Mt Isa.