Company Background

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Mount Gibson is an established independent Australian iron ore producer.

Established in Perth in 1996 and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in 2002, the Company’s asset portfolio includes:

  • Koolan Island – an iron ore mine off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia, acquired through Mount Gibson’s successful takeover of Aztec Resources in 2007.
  • Extension Hill DSO (Direct Shipping Ore) – a 3-million tonnes per annum iron ore mine in the Mt Gibson Range, 260km southeast of Geraldton, where production commenced in late 2011.
  • Tallering Peak – The Company’s first mine, located approximately 175 kilometres east of the port city of Geraldton, commenced production in late 2003. Operations were completed in mid 2014 after life of mine ore sales totalling in excess of 25 million tonnes. The site was closed in September 2014, with final rehabilitation work scheduled for completion in the 2015 financial year.