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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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When her mother pricks her finger and falls ill, Lalani, remembering the ancient legends, knows that the juice from a flower on Mount Isa can save her mother and perhaps rescue the entire island.
Mount Isa Mayor and member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee Joyce McCulloch said she and council are excited to continue to build economic capacity in the region.
As a consequence, very limited exploration activities were conducted for the three months to 30 June 2016 as CYU continues to explore its options in the Mount Isa region.
The concentrate will be thickened, filtered, and stockpiled for shipping to the Mount Isa smelter.
New sedimentological field data was used along with new and existing geochronological data, from both Georgetown and Mount Isa regions, to arrive at this conclusion.
"Mount Isa will not get the full information because people are already either ideologically leaning towards all things nuclear or so desperate to get a job in the door that they won't look at the downside," he said.
He commenced his professional career with Solo Geophysics in 1991 conducting surveys in Eastern and Northern Australia on tenements and mines held by BHP, CRA, Mount Isa Mines, Billiton and Homestake.
Additionally, Morland has worked for the first 24 years at various mining operations in Australia, including 16 years at Mount Isa Mines where, at different times, he has held the position of manager in both its mining and smelting operations.
These services include: one 17-chair in-centre unit, an 11-chair satellite unit and home therapies service at North Ward (Townsville), three chairs on Palm Island and eight chairs in Home Hill and Mount Isa.
Ongoing drilling success at Hillside could see the project rank behind BHP Billiton Ltd's Olympic Dam mine in SA and Xstrata's Mount Isa operations in Queensland, Rex said in a statement on Wednesday.
The mayor, John Molony, caused consternation when he told a regional newspaper, "With five blokes to every girl, may I suggest that beauty-disadvantaged women should proceed to Mount Isa.
But the proposal led to John Molony, mayor of Mount Isa in the Australian outback, coming under fire yesterday.