The conceptual studies1 show total employees for the first phase that will produce 25 Million tpy of concentrate is estimated to be 459. It is estimated that there will be 229 at the mine and 151 at the Burra control and maintenance centre, while Wallaroo port operations will require 55 and the Adelaide office will have 24 employees. We have to look beyond these numbers to what is called the multiplier effect. With a project like this, every direct job in the project can be expected to support circa an additional 3.5 indirect jobs in the wider economy.
1 Conceptual Feasibility Study has been completed by the Lodestone Group for the Braemar Iron Project, which shows the the proposed Infrastructure Solution achieve a capacity of up to 100 mtpa. The Company advises that this conceptual feasibility study is not based on any assumptions of actual use of the infrastructure Solution by the Company or any other users in the Braemar region with the exception of the Braemar Iron Project.