Did you know….
Tasmania’s mining and mineral industry employs over 3,000 people directly and generates another 10,000 indirect jobs.
Exported commodities include ores and concentrates of iron, copper, lead, zinc, tin, gold, high-grade silica, bauxite and tungsten, as well as refined zinc and aluminium and ferro-alloys and cement. Tasmania is the major supplier of ferro-manganese to the Australian steel industry.
The in-ground value of discovered minerals has been estimated to be over $31,000 million.