Centrex Metals Ltd

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Centrex Metals Limited is an Australia-based resources exploration and mining company. It has interests in Western Australia and South Australia. The company's chairman is notable South Australian engineer and businessman, David Klingberg.

The company is primarily focussed on the development of the Oxley potassium fertiliser mine and processing complex in Western Australia, 125 kilometres (78 mi) southeast of the Port of Geraldton.[1] The project comprises a rare large-scale 32 kilometres (20 mi) long outcropping potassium feldspar rich lava flow. Centrex has developed a process to convert potassium feldspar into potassium fertiliser products.

Centrex also has active exploration for base metals at Goulburn in the Lachlan Fold Belt of New South Wales.[2] It also has exploration for gold in the Lachlan Fold Belt at Woolgarlo, 10 km west of Yass.[3]

Centrex owns several iron ore deposits on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. These include Wilgerup, 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Lock; Kimba Gap, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Whyalla, adjacent to existing Middleback Range mines. It also owns the proposed Port Spencer export facility. Centrex is one of the joint venture partners in Eyre Iron Pty Ltd which proposes to develop the Fusion Magnetite Project. Wilgerup has an approve mining lease from the South Australian government, but has not yet started active mining.[4]


  1. ^ "Oxley Potash Project". Centrex Metals Limited. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Goulburn Polymetallic Project". Centrex Metals Limited. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Woolgarlo". Centrex Metals Limited. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Wilgerup". Department of State Development, Government of South Australia. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 

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