Mount Lyell Mine, located in Queenstown, Tasmania
is a copper mine with more than 100 years of
operation. First started in 1896, it was re
opened by Copper Mines of Tasmania in 1995.
Acquired by Sterlite Industries in 1999, Copper
Mines of Tasmania (CMT) is a part of the fast
growing Vedanta group of companies.
Vedanta Resources Plc is a London listed metals
and mining major with Aluminium, Copper and
Zinc operations in the India, Zambia and Australia.
Under Copper Mines of Tasmania, Mount Lyell
remains a major contributor to the economy of
the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia.