Resources

Kimberley Value of Commodities ($m)

Commodity Group 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Iron Ore, Nickel and Cobalt 439
Iron Ore 367 249 430 750
Nickel and Cobalt 282 159 222 208
Diamonds and Crude Oil 307 305 345
Diamonds 611 262
Copper, Silver and Gold 53 87 58 67
Copper, Lead, Zinc, Silver and Gold 276
Other 9 9 6 8 10
Total 1,545 732 839 1,022 1,380

Source: Department of Mines and Petroleum

Value of Commodities by Kimberley Shire ($m)

Shire 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Broome 4 7 4 4 6 6
Derby/ West Kimberley 143 697 350 348 510 704
Halls Creek 439 351 212 266 280 275
Wyndham/ East Kimberley 579 523 162 221 226 394
Total Kimberley 1,165 1,577 728 838 1,022 1,380

Source: Department of Mines and Petroleum

Average Number of Persons Employed in Kimberley Minerals and Petroleum Industries

MINERAL/Company Operating Site 2009/10 2010/11
BASE METALS
Lennard Shelf Pty Ltd Pillara 30 16
DIAMONDS
Argyle Diamond Mines Pty Ltd Argyle Diamond Mine 1,030 1,378
Kimberley Diamond Company Ltd Ellendale/Kimberley Diamonds 302 305
GOLD
Tanami Gold NL Coyote Group 117 200
IRON ORE
Henry Walker Eltin Cockatoo Pty Ltd Cockatoo Island 101 173
Kimberley Metals Group Pty Ltd Ridges Iton Ore Project 0 16
Mount Gibson Mining Ltd Koolan Island 529 556
NICKEL
Panoramic Resources Ltd Savannah Group 290 354
PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
Buru Energy Ltd Blina 3 56
TOTAL KIMBERLEY 2,462 3,054

Source: Department of Mines and Petroleum