Mount Isa


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Mount Isa

(ˈaɪzə)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Australia in NW Queensland: mining of copper and other minerals. Pop: 20 525 (2001)
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As a deep lover of stories, Lalani knows the island's superstitions and legends--especially that of Ziva, a courageous young maiden who stowed away on a ship bound for Mount Isa, "where all of life's good fortunes seem to be." Years ago, Lalani's father sailed away toward Isa as well, but like all Sanlagitan sailors, he never returned.
We also reduced rail access charges on the Mount Isa Line by $80 million over four years and are supporting the development of a new common user multi modal container terminal at the Port of Townsville, that will improve the efficiency of freight movement across the network.
* Limited exploration activity across the Mount Isa tenure portfolio as CYU continues to review its future activities in that region.
Copper Mountain Mining has reported positive results from a feasibility study of its 100% owned Eva copper-gold project 95 kilometers (km) northeast of Mount Isa, Queensland.
Georgetown then broke away from North America and collided with the Mount Isa region of northern Australia around 100 million years later," Curtin University PhD student Adam Nordsvan, lead author of a paper on the subject, said in (http://news.curtin.edu.au/media-releases/curtin-researchers-discover-piece-america-northern-australia/) a statement Friday.
Jemena has received approval from Australia's Northern Territory Government to construct the first 214-mile section of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline Project, a 386-mile pipeline that will connect Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to Mount Isa in Queensland.
Townsville bound for a mine at Mount Isa in central Queensland.
The 622 kms (386 mile) pipeline, which Jemena expects to complete in 2018, will run between Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory and Mount Isa in Queensland, a shorter and cheaper route than proposed by two of the other bidders.
Last week, Mount Isa City Council voted to make a submission to the Federal Government to safely store Australia's radioactive waste.
And over in Townsville and Mount Isa, we have been helping raise public awareness of the impacts of proposed new uranium mines in north Queensland.
Mount Isa police district Inspector Paul Biggin informed the Australian officers that the inland Queensland city and other mining towns are increasingly being confronted with the problem.
The Qantas Boeing 767 travelling from the northern city of Darwin to Brisbane was diverted to Mount Isa in western Queensland state on Sunday, a spokeswoman said.