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


This role provides the opportunity to be part of the Processing team involved at the start of this exciting project. In this role you will work with the Processing Manager and other team members to build the culture and the tools to have a safe and competent workforce in readiness for the start of operations and beyond.

Chief Financial Officer

Reporting to, and working with the General Manager, the Chief Financial Officer is accountable for the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Mine Planning Engineer

Provide plans and technical input to the technical services personnel supporting the site to meet performance targets and utilizing your initiative to seek out ways of ensuring continuous improvements are made.

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