Resource Development Group (ASX:RDG), based in Perth Western Australia, on behalf of Australian Garnet Pty Ltd, specialises in the marketing, research and development and distribution of high quality West Australian garnet products, primarily for industrial applications in the resources and energy sectors and global water jet cutting industries.
Our operations, 120km north of the port of Geraldton in Western Australia, have secured all relevant government licences and approvals, and production planning is now underway with construction due to commence mid-2021. Situated near existing transport and township infrastructure, Australian Garnet is well positioned to meet the growing need for quality industrial garnet as an ecologically friendly solution for sand blasting and water jet cutting in industrial applications.
Australian Garnet have drawn together some of the most experienced personnel across mine design, metallurgy, engineering and design to bring the Lucky Bay Garnet Mine into full production mode.
The key in-house personnel are now working closely with management to develop the production capacities and bring the high-quality Australian almandine garnet product to market in 2021.
Australian Garnet will bring to market top quality almandine garnet for use in industrial abrasive applications and water jet cutting industries. Global interest in our products is growing, with product sales assured in key international markets. Our products also have significant health and recyclability applications, with high quality garnet seen as a much safer alternative to silica sand and other industrial slag abrasives.
The company's key operations are in Western Australia with a management team drawn from across the business spectrum bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge in developing and marketing these branded West Australian products.
Australian Garnet's Lucky Bay Garnet Mine extracts alluvial garnet from the Menari,& Menari North deposits near the west coast of Western Australia. The mine is located midway between the regional centres of Kalbarri and Nothampton and adjacent to the sealed George Grey Drive providing access the Port of Geraldton via the NW Coastal Hwy.