Agnew Gold Mine

Agnew Gold Mine
Site Agnew Gold Mine
Location WA Australia
System 1 instrument
Commissioned 2004

Agnew is located 23 km west of the town of Leinster in Western Australia, approximately 375 km north of Kalgoorlie and 1,000 km (by road) northeast of Perth at latitude 27°55`S and longitude 120°42`E. The mine is served by a network of sealed roads and an all weather airstrip at Leinster.

 

Infrastructure: Ore is currently mined from the Kim and Main ore bodies which form part of the Waroonga underground mining complex. Processing is via one CIP plant with 1.3 Mtpa capacity.

 

Geology: Structurally controlled hydrothermal gold deposits situated in the Norseman- Wiluna Greenstone Belt which is part of the Yilgarn Craton, a 2.6Ga granite-greenstone terrain.

 

Employees in service: The mine has 140 permanent employees and 200 contractors.