Mining operations to extract Attapulgite clay commenced at Lake Nerramyne in 1978. The Attapulgite mining tenements collectively cover approximately 2681.67 ha in total. The Lake Nerramyne tenements contain the largest known deposit of Attapulgite in Australia that is of premium quality with exceptional absorption and adsorption capabilities. The Regional location of the Lake Nerramyne project is displayed in Figure 1. Mining at Lake Nerramyne occurs n a campaign basis every 2 to 3 years.
Figure 1: location of Lake Nerramyne Attapulgite Project
2017 Mining Campaign
2014 pit before 2017 mining