Balranald and Nepean are two rutile-rich deposits in the northern Murray Basin, New South Wales. Owing to their relative depth, Iluka is assessing the potential to develop these deposits via a novel, internally developed, underground mining technology.

Iluka has undertaken a third technology trial (T3) to determine whether the technology is economically viable.The trial confirmed the effectiveness of the underground mining method and validated key elements of the mining unit design, such as materials of construction that have thwarted previous attempts to mine for extended periods of time.

Work has commenced to scope the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS).


Phone:  1800 305 993
Email: balranald.community@iluka.com
Address: 11 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town, South Australia, 5067

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