This week, Swiss mining giant Glencore announced it will shut down its copper operations in Mount Isa by mid-2025, shutting down 1200 jobs.Residents in the area and the Mount Isa City Council are confident other mining can complement the town’s interests.

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Produced By: Frank Bonaccorso

Featured In Story: Phil Barwick-Deputy Mayor of Mount Isa City Council , and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 19 October 2023