Sibelco forced to close Australia minsands mine 8 years early

By Jack Elliott
Published: Friday, 25 March 2011

All mining to cease by 2025; Stradbroke Island to become “people’s playground”

Australian industrial minerals producer Unimin Australia Ltd (UAL), ultimately owned by Sibelco, will be forced to close its Enterprise mineral sands mine in Queensland, Australia, in 2019, eight years earlier than anticipated.

The developments come following a previous announcement by Queenland Premier Anna Bligh that all mining operations at North...

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