Austral Resources Australia

A Pure-Play Australian Copper Company Producing LME Grade A Copper Cathode


Austral Resources Australia

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Company Snapshot

Company Name

Austral Resources Australia Ltd

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Commodity Exposure


Project Locations

Queensland, Australia

Stock Performance

Austral Resources Australia's share price history, market cap, and detailed financials.


Austral Resources Australia Ltd (ASX: AR1) is a pure-play Australian copper company making London Metal Exchange (LME) Grade A copper cathodes. Austral Resources' flagship Lady Annie Operations project is based in the prolific copper region of Mt Isa in northwestern Queensland. The Project comprises 8 deposits from which more than 30 ktpa of copper cathode product has been historically mined from 4 open cut pits.

Austral Resources recently started copper cathode production at its new open pit Anthill Mine and has a strong pipeline of projects at various stages of exploration and development.


Investment Highlights

In production, funded, and de-risked
  • Anthill Mine in production
  • Austral Resources generates ~AUD$140,000,000 pa revenue at 10,000 tpa planned cathode production
  • Glencore pre-payment provides a crucial cash buffer during Anthill Mine's startup

  • Excellent self-funded exploration potential
  • Clearly-defined exploration program to increase oxide resources and life-of-mine in a target-rich environment
  • Self-funded through Anthill Mine cashflow

  • Mount Isa: a prolific copper region
  • Mount Isa district is a prolific copper region, containing numerous other copper and base metal assets
  • Austral Resources' Mt Kelly plant is ideally-positioned to promote regional consolidation

  • Pure copper exposure
  • Austral Resources is one of only a few pure-play copper companies listed on the ASX
  • Earnings leveraged to historic high copper price and imminent production ramp-up at Anthill Mine

  • Significant Copper Inventory
  • Large JORC Mineral Resource Estimate of 60 Mt @ 0.70% Cu (approximately 423 kt of contained Cu)
  • A substantial copper inventory to be further expanded through exploration and discovery

  • (Austral Resources Australia Company Presentation 4 May 2022)

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    Company Location

    Head Office

    RACQ House, Level 9, Suite 902, 60 Edward Street, Brisbane City Queensland 4000, Australia


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