1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> Mining >> Mineral processing

As few minerals can be directly used in the form in which they are mined, most minerals undergo processing and treatment before use.

The value of metallurgical production from Tasmanian and imported ores (including aluminium, cadmium, cement, ferromanganese, silicomanganese, sinter, superphosphate and zinc) was:

  • $891,514,000 in 1999-2000
  • $1,054,669,000 in 2000-01

(Source: Mineral Resources Tasmania, Annual Review 2000/2001.)

Mineral processing takes place at several sites in Tasmania.

This section contains the following subsection :
        Comalco Aluminium (Bell Bay) Limited
        Australian Cement Holdings, Railton Works
        Pasminco Hobart Smelter
        Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical Company (TEMCO)
        Impact Fertilisers Pty Ltd

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