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Ernest Henry Mine take delivery of their first 'Mine-Spec' Daewoo

Building upon the great success Daewoo has enjoyed in the Western Australian Mine sector, the new Daewoo will operate local mine transfers in a wide variety of operating conditions.

The 12.5m Daewoo/Chiron was fitted with 53-safety belted reclining seats and built with the std. 'Mine Spec' option kit including engine protection mesh, rear mudflap, alternator dust cover and other mine specific body options. A David Bright Bull-Bar was also fitted in Brisbane prior to delivery.

Dick White completed a full driver training session and workshop orientation to ensure the smooth introduction of the vehicle into the fleet.
Xstrata Copper is the fourth largest global copper producer with attributable mined production in 2009 of 907,000 tonnes of copper contained in cathodes and concentrates. The company is also one of the world’s largest producers of smelter and refined copper, including from third party materials.
Xstrata Copper’s North Queensland Division is headquartered in Mount Isa and comprises the Mount Isa Mines copper operations consisting of the Enterprise and X41 underground copper mines, the copper concentrator, Mount Isa copper smelter, Ernest Henry Mining open pit copper mine located near Cloncurry, and the Townsville operations comprising the copper refinery, and Townsville port facilities and logistics.
The Division’s integrated operations have the capacity to produce 300,000 tonnes of refined copper per annum. Our copper operations in north Queensland play a vital role as an economic driver in the region, last year contributing more than AUD1.3 billion to the Queensland economy and employing over 3,500 people.