IPS is delivering project, engineering, procurement and construction management for the expansion of this project in Mount Isa.

The scope involves installation of; two additional filters, one dedicated to lead, stock tanks, product storage building and all related infrastructure. Basic Engineering is complete. Detailed Engineering is due for completion during Q2 2012. Procurement and site preparation has commenced, with completion before the end of 2012.

In parallel, IPS has been engaged by Xstrata Zinc to assist with the Black Star Open Cut appraisal and recommendations review - following the feasibility study to treat George Fisher and Lady Loretta Mine ores at Mount Isa. This will involve the construction of a new crushing circuit, a new heavy media plant and a concentrator circuit upgrade.