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George Fisher L72 Zinc Mine | Lower Shaft

The George Fisher L72 Zinc Mine is located approximately 20 km north of the city of Mt Isa, in north-western Queensland, Australia and 975 km west of Townsville. It is one of the largest zinc, lead and silver mines in the world. More information here

Scope of Works
  • The George Fisher L72 Zinc Mine Phase 1 – Design, provision, installation and commissioning of equipment to perform the Works.
  • The George Fisher L72 Zinc Mine Phase 2 – Shaft Lining, Access Drive and Shaft Pocket establishment and Shaft Bottom Steelwork Installation.


The Project Works Included
  • Mobilisation and demobilisation of all equipment required to perform the works
  • Preparation of submissions and documentation to enable approval from the Department of Natural Resources and Mining (DNRM)
  • Underground establishment of sinking equipment in u/g blind heading excavated for raise drilling
  • Concrete lining of the lower portion of the L72 shaft, 250mm thick (approximately 393m vertical of lining, at 5.84m finished diameter)
  • Excavation of breakthroughs into two access drives and establishment of the brows
  • Installation of shaft bottom steelwork (80t) and mechanical items


Underground Mining Jobs Queensland
Location:Mt Isa Mines, QLD
Contract Duration:16 months
Safety Statistics:0.0 LTIFR

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Nick Maguire Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Nick Maguire

Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Since 1996, Nick’s career to date has predominantly involved underground metalliferous mining.
His experience gained during this time has been from the ground up, having spent years working underground at the ‘coal face’ through to statutory and senior management positions on site and at corporate head offices. This has given Nick an in depth knowledge of all aspects associated with underground mining.

Tracey Chan Finance Controller and Company Secretary

Tracey Chan

Finance Controller and Company Secretary

Tracey is a CPA qualified Accountant with 16 years’ experience working in various industries, including telecommunications, engineering and construction, professional services and the property sector. She started her career in Perth with Gascoine Group and VDM Engineering and Construction, before moving to London to work for City of London Telecom. Tracey joined RUC in 2014 and manages the day-to-day finance function, supporting internal and external business stakeholders, Project Managers and The Board of Directors.

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