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Argyle Diamond Mine, Kimberley

Location

Kimberley, northeast Western Australia

Ownership

Rio Tinto (100%)

Reserves

15Mt at 3.2ct/t (2016)

Long-Term Average

34Mct/y

Expected (Post 2013)

20Mct/y

Mining Method

Conventional open-pit, block-caving underground mining (2013 onwards)

Processing Method

Crushing, screening, diamond recovery by heavy medium separation and X-ray fluorescence sorting

Employment

800 plus 200 contractors

Open Pit

Bucyrus BE39, P&H250XP and Tamrock Driltech D90K rotary drill rigs, O&K RH200 hydraulic excavators, Caterpillar 789B and Unit Rig MT4400 haul trucks fitted with Skega dump body liners

Mining Contractor - Alluvials and Underground Development

MacMahons Contractors

Recovery Plant

Allis-Chalmers and Nordberg crushers, Dorr-Oliver thickeners, Warman International pumps

Infrastructure

Wartsila diesel generator units, Ansett Australia air services
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