The Ravensthorpe nickel mine, which achieved commercial production on December 28, 2011, is 100% owned by First Quantum.  Works include:

  • Load and Haul using a fleet of 9200 Excavators and 140t class dump trucks with a combination of direct feed and wheel loader ROM feed
  • Drill and Blast of all mined material (including design)
  • Rehandle of wet reject material from the plant
  • Crusher feed both direct tip and rehandle