Australian Bureau of Statistics
1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003
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Gold is mined south of Rosebery at the new Henty Gold Mine, which is operated by Goldfields Limited. It was officially opened in July 1996. For production, employment and capital expenditure details of the Henty Mine, see under Gold production on this web site (under Statistics - Tasmania).
Iron ore is mined at Savage River, the deposits being part of a mineralised belt west of Waratah and extending north east to Burnie and out to Bass Strait. For production, employment and capital expenditure details of the Savage River mine, see under Iron ore on this web site (under Statistics - Tasmania).
At Railton, in Tasmania's central north, one of the world's largest deposits of limestone is mined to provide Australian Cement Holdings with the raw material to make cement. For further information, see Australian Cement Holdings on the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources web site, http://www.dier.tas.gov.au
Other quarries located in the Mersey-Lyell Region produce dolomite and silica flour. These include:
For further information on production of non-metallic minerals, see Non-Metallic (excluding fuel) minerals on this web site (under Statistics - Tasmania).
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