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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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World War II brought prosperity as Mt Isa became a garrison town for troops.
Legend International Holdings Inc (OTCBB: LGDI), a leading phosphate company, has announced that the Mt Isa Phosphate Project has not been affected by the floods in eastern Queensland.
Based upon a metrical and petrological examination I suggested (Tibbett 2000) that the exchange route for stone hatchets in the Lake Eyre Basin was a combination of McBryde's (1997) ethnographically documented route from Mt Isa to Glenormiston and McCarthy's demarcation of the Red Ochre Route from Glenormiston southwards to Lake Eyre.
Having already delivered cranes to Chile, Thailand, Sweden, Germany, India, and, more recently, Mt Isa Mines in Australia, Kunz is emerging as a market leader for tank house cranes.
The gas could then be transported via a new pipeline through Mt Isa to Townsville.
This material is expected to be used in Legend's proposed Fertilizer Complex in Mt Isa, without requiring beneficiation, enabling the construction of a beneficiation plant to be deferred until the high grade deposit at Paradise North has been depleted.
The departments Moggill Rehabilitation Centre, is currently holding 38 animals - with more on the way from Mt Isa.
Their names are Edward Fellows and Keith Prowse, and I met them when the three of us were working at Mt Isa Mine (1966-1967), and then we drove over to WA in my 1964 Datsun Bluebird to work at Mt Tom Price.
Both these States host world class ore deposits including Mt Isa, Mt Morgan, Central Victoria, Broken Hill and Cadia- Ridgeway.
Legend International Holdings, Incorporated (Legend) (OTCBB:LGDI), a leading phosphate company, has announced that it is holding 100 percent of the D-Tree phosphate project following Mt Isa Metals Ltd's (MET) withdrawal from the joint venture.
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.