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Tarkine mine test drilling begins
A Melbourne-based resources company is testing the viability of mining for magnesite in north-west Tasmania.
The company’s General Manager, Allan Daley, says there is considerable demand globally for magnesite which has many uses.
“Right from being a water purifier, conditioning soil, as a kid you might have taken it as milk of magnesia but its bulk use is as a refractory material in the steel making process,” he said.