Mount Isa Mines Adhere To Strict EPA Rules & Keep Employees Safe With ASC Sweeper

Updated on Monday, January 25, 2021


Mount Isa Mines Limited (“MIM”) operates the Mount Isa copper, lead, zinc and silver mines near Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia as part of the Glencore group .

They operate two separate mining and processing streams, copper and zinc, to deliver natural resources that have enduring roles in society.

MIM has the largest zinc resource base and the biggest underground network of mines in the world, which provide work for more than 3,200 employees and contractors.

Recently Mount Isa Mines invested in another D6000 sweeper. It is used to sweep the huge array of roadways and keep the lead and copper dust levels to a minimum.

MIM adhere to very strict EPA rules ensuring employees air quality and health is a high priority as well as minimizing its environmental blue print on the city of Mount Isa by keeping their roads dust free with the ASC D6000 SWEEPER.

The machine works 9 plus hours per day and over a period of 8 years sweeps over 1 Million sweeper kilometres.

ASC D6000 Sweeper At Mount Isa Mines 1
ASC D6000 Sweeper At Mount Isa Mines 2
Mount Isa Mines' Facility