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

Site Administrator

Provides the opportunity to work with the Management team involved at the start of this exciting project. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that all administrative requirements are met on site.

Warehouse Officer

In this role you will work with the CFO and other team members to build the tools to have a warehouse system and processes in readiness for the start of operations and beyond.

Senior Geologist

Manage the drilling and exploration programme which will enable the first round of earth works to commence and then work with the Mine Manager and other technical and operational departments coordinating all geological activities

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