Diston Wastewater Technology


Dugald River Mine


Mining & Metals Group (MMG)


Dugald River Mine, Queensland

Wastewater Treatment Plant Loading

50,000 litres/day 12,000 grams of BOD/day

Completion Date


The Dugald River project is one of the world’s largest and highest grade known undeveloped lead-zinc-silver deposits with a resource of 53 million tonnes at 12.5% zinc, 1.9% lead and 36g/t silver. At current commodity prices this equates to a combined grade of 16% zinc equivalent. Dugald River is located in north-west Queensland, approximately 65 kilometres north-west of Cloncurry.
Diston Wastewater Technology work along with the mine staff to install 5x raw sewage pumping stations and poly electrofusion joined the rising mains to and from the Diston Wastewater Treatment Plant. Working to the high degree of mining standards motivated Diston Wastewater Technology to obtain certification in OH&S AS/NZS 4801, Environmental ISO 14001 and Quality ISO 9001.