BAUX­ITE HILLS

The Cairns Post - - NEWS -

• 95km north of Weipa • 1900sq km of ten­e­ment area • 144.8 mil­lion tonnes of re­source • 17-year mine life • Em­ploys 201 peo­ple, 30 per cent in­dige­nous • $35 mil­lion cap­i­tal cost • $5 bil­lion in rev­enue • Ex­ports mainly to China • Mine op­er­ates in dry sea­son only, from April to Novem­ber

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