New cohort of apprentices start at CSA

CSA Mine last week welcomed its new cohort of apprentices with a barbecue and site induction training. The new intake includes five new 1st year apprentices and three school-based apprentices (SBATs) that have joined the ranks as permanent, full time employees after having completed some of their first year units […]


CSA detects new species on site

During a recent biodiversity study within the CSA Mine lease, several new species never seen before onsite were identified, including frogs and the endangered Kultarr marsupial. The information gained from the study will be used for future planning approvals for the site and also targeted environmental programs. CSA’s Senior Environmental […]


CSA lends their support

CSA Mine held an event in support of R U OK Day last Thursday and plans to hold another tomorrow (to cover all crews). The event included a barbecue with R U OK cookies handed out. To show their support of the Black Dog Institute (which raises funds for mental […]


CSA Mine achieves major milestone in mill project

CSA Mine’s mill replacement, a huge logistical project which involved the coor-dination of various parts sourced from around the world, recently reached a ma-jor milestone. A 500t crane lowered the first of the mine’s new grinding mills into place on site over the weekend. The new mills have been designed […]


CSA makes big commitment to training

CSA Mine has taken on a large cohort of apprentices for 2022 which includes offer-ing seven full time apprenticeships and five school-based apprenticeships across five different trades. A special apprentice induction was held for the big group at the mine last Thursday led by the mine’s Training Advisor and Apprentice […]

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CSA Mine to part ways with Downer

In the wake of the economic impacts of COVID-19, CSA Mine is making some changes which will see their contract with Downer Mining Services soon come to an end. CSA Mine general manager Peter Christen said the decision to move their development to owner/operator was part of a review that […]

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Environmental management the focus of mines conference

Environment and community professionals from mines and quarries across the Central West gathered in Cobar last week for their annual conference. The theme of this year’s MEET (Mine and Extractive Environment Team) two day conference was ‘Tailings Storage Facility Management’ and included tours to the CSA and Peak Gold  mine […]