Mining

Stock Photography By David C Hancock

Mining is a major industry in central, western and northern Australia. Massive open-cut mines dot the country and there are mineral processing plants across the north. The people who work at these sites are responsible for operating large machinery and equipment and often perform dangerous jobs.

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1. Mining. Ranger Uranium Mine. Core sample shed. Detail of core samples.

2. Mining. Haul trucks climb out of the main pit of the open cut mine at ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine and the processing plant. mining industry minerals transport excavation

3. Mining. Drilling operations at ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine - drilller with samples. mining minerals technology machinery export exploration

4. Mining. Mine haul trucks being loaded by a digger in the pit.

5. Mining. Core sample shed. Geologist Danielle Kiernan-Smith describing core logging.

6. Mining. The main pit of the open cut mine at ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine and the processing plant. mining industry minerals transport excavation

7. Mining. View to ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine plant and processing area. mining minerals technology machinery export

8. Mining. 543281 View to ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine plant and processing area. mining minerals technology machinery export Photographer: David Hancock. Copyright: SkyScans.

9. Mining. Haul trip works in the open cut pit at Ranger Uranium Mine

10. Mining. Ranger uranium mine, NT

11. Mining. haul truck carries ore from an open cut pit

12. Mining. 543090 Drill and Blast Co-ordinator Steve Burgess about to fire a blast in the pit at ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine. shot fire open cut mining mineral Photographer: David Hancock. Copyright: SkyScans.

13. Mining. Mining operations at Ranger Uranium Mine, in the Northern Territory of Australia. haul trucks working in the open cut pit

14. Mining. Workers at the mechanic workshop at ranger mine

15. Mining. Haul trip works in the open cut pit at Ranger Uranium Mine

16. Mining. Gold mine plant at Pine Creek, NT

17. Mining. Aboriginal and white hands on a gold ingot from Granites mine in Tanami

18. Mining. Back hoe excavator loads ore into a haul truck in #3 pit at ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine, Jabiru NT.

19. Mining. alumina plant at Gove, in the Northern Territory.

20. Mining. Aboriginal man holds bauxite used to make aluminium, mined at Gove, NT on aboriginal land

21. Mining. Gold room technician Allan Foster in heat resistant clothing pours gold at Union Reefs mine at Pine Creek. Photographer:David Hancock/Copyright:SkyScans

22. Mining. bauxite mining operation at Gove in the Northern Territory.

23. Mining. alumina plant at Gove in the Northern Territory. Bauxite stockpile in foreground.

24. Mining. The Fawcett Cattle Company, also trading as Fawcett Contracting, is based at Adelaide River in the Northern Territory. The family-owned company was started by Tom Fawcett and is now run by his son Jed, along with Jed's wife Patty. The company earns income from bulk haulage and cattle transport. Fawcett trucks loading earth for INPEX project at Acacia Quarry outside Darwin

25. Mining. Frieght arrives at the Darwin railway terminal on the line operated by the AustralAsia Railway Corporation (AARC). containers and other goods are unloaded by forklift, while mineral ore is stockpiled for export from the port which is across the harbor from the CBD

26. Mining. The Rapid Growth Project 5 (RGP%) at Port Hedland, WA. Duplication of the railway line between Mt Newman and other mines and the port at Port Hedland by German firm Hochtief. Iron ore minerals transport rail construction - longest freight trains in the world

27. Mining. bauxite smelting operation at Gove NT.

28. Mining. The Fawcett Cattle Company, also trading as Fawcett Contracting, is based at Adelaide River in the Northern Territory. The family-owned company was started by Tom Fawcett and is now run by his son Jed, along with Jed's wife Patty. The company earns income from bulk haulage and cattle transport. Fawcett trucks loading earth at Acacia Quarry outside Darwin

29. Mining. The Fawcett Cattle Company, also trading as Fawcett Contracting, is based at Adelaide River in the Northern Territory. The family-owned company was started by Tom Fawcett and is now run by his son Jed, along with Jed's wife Patty. The company earns income from bulk haulage and cattle transport. Loading earth at the Acacia Quarry - due to be used at INPEX gas plant in Darwin

30. Mining. Port Hedland, WA. Duplication of the railway line between Mt Newman and other mines and the port at Port Hedland by German firm Hochtief. Iron ore minerals transport rail construction - longest freight trains in the world

31. Mining. The Rapid Growth Project 5 (RGP%) at Port Hedland, WA. Duplication of the railway line between Mt Newman and other mines and the port at Port Hedland by German firm Hochtief. Iron ore minerals transport rail construction - longest freight trains in the world

32. Mining. ERA's Ranger Uranium Mine. Murray Richardson working on a haul truck in the workshop - health and safety environment worker employment mining industry mechanic Photographer: David Hancock. Copyright: SkyScans

33. Mining. Miner uses explosives to clear ore at ranger ranger mine, NT

34. Mining. Trucks and diggers working in an open cut pit at ranger uranium mine, NT

35. Mining. Mineral exploration

36. Mining. Ranger Uranium Mine FIFO plane with crew changeover. Photographer: David Hancock. Copyright: SkyScans

37. Mining. Miner about to use explosives to clear ore at ranger uranger mine, NT

38. Mining. Trucks and diggers working in an open cut pit at ranger uranium mine, NT

39. Mining. Geoscience Services

 

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