The Kanmantoo Copper Mine is located in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia only 55 kilometres by road from Adelaide's CBD
The project contains the old Kanmantoo Copper Mine pit, which was in operation from 1970 until 1976. Exploration work continues in an effort to prove up additional resources in the pit area and beyond with a view to expanding the size and life of the project.
The Processing Plant was purchased from a mine located east of Broome in Western Australia, was originally established by Western Metals Limited in 1998 as a lead/zinc mine. The Mine operated until 2003 and then by the Lennard Shelf Pty Limited joint venture from 2006 until it was shut down in September 2008.
The Pillara Plant purchase comprised the float plant, which included a ball mill and SAG mill, office buildings, crusher, plant spares and consumables, workshops, warehouse building, sample preparation facility, laboratory, fuel farm and product storage buildings.