Committed to serving our stakeholders and the local community

Murray Zircon is a Mineral Sands company in the South Australian mining sector and has set its sights on becoming a sustainable mineral sands producer for the future.

What we do

Mining Heavy Minerals

Murray Zircon has redeveloped and successfully operated the Mindarie Mineral Sands Project since 2012, producing heavy mineral concentrate (HMC). Mineral sands are natural beach sands containing economic quantities of heavy minerals, including zircon, rutile and ilmenite.

Murray Basin Strandlines

Our mining leases are located approximately 150 km east of Adelaide in the Murray Mallee Region of South Australia. Murray Zircon is proposing to initiate operations of the Mindarie Mineral Sands Project by re-commencing mining along the Mercunda Strandline.

Environmental Management

Murray Zircon is committed to undertaking operations in a safe and environmentally sustainable manner by implementing environmental control strategies to reduce our impact on the land in which we operate.
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About the Company

Acting with integrity in all that we do

Murray Zircon Pty Ltd is a mineral sands mining company focused on the production of heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) in the Murray Basin in South Australia. The Company was formed in June 2011.

Murray Zircon’s principal asset is the Mindarie Mineral Sands Project, located 150km east of Adelaide in the Mallee region of South Australia. Operations at Mindarie involved the mining of mineral sands strandlines located on individual Mineral Leases.

HMC product from Mindarie is exported to China where it is separated into various heavy minerals including zircon, ilmenite and rutile. The Company also holds an exploration tenement portfolio covering more than 6,000 km² within the Murray Basin.

Career opportunities

Performance Analyst

Are you ready to play a key role where you’ll crunch numbers and generate reports that drive our success? As a Performance Analyst, you’ll work closely with our financial, commercial, and operational teams to ensure our contracts perform well and stay within budget.

Your job is like being a detective for our finances, finding ways to improve and make sure everything adds up. You’ll help us manage our money wisely by analyzing costs and cash flow, making sure we’re on track to meet our goals.

Mining Engineer

As the Mining Engineer, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting our site’s performance targets by providing strategic plans and technical expertise.  you’ll have the autonomy to utilise your initiative in seeking out opportunities for continuous improvement and implementing innovative solutions.

Maintenance Superintendent

Are you a natural leader with a knack for maximizing operational efficiency? Are you passionate about ensuring equipment runs smoothly and safely? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

As the Maintenance Superindentent reporting directly to the General Manager – Operations, you’ll play an important role in ensuring the ongoing effectiveness of our Maintenance Department. Your mission is to lead the team in consistently achieving budgeted performance targets by minimizing equipment downtime and ensuring all maintenance activities are planned, manned and executed to the highest standards, safely and efficiently.

Latest updates

Keep updated with what’s new with Murray Zircon.

Mindarie mineral mine to re-open and become part of the growing space industry in South Australia

Mineral mining set to return to South Australias Murray Mallee region near Mindarie

The Border Times

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