Category: Mining & Natural Resources
Client: Waanyi Nation Aboriginal Corporation
Timeline:2004 to 2010

Initial Brief

In 2004 MLCS provided initial strategic advice and assisted the Waanyi Nation Aboriginal Corporation on entering into a joint venture crushing contract at Century Zinifex Mine, with the establishment and implementation of appropriate joint venture company structures.


  • Waanyi Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Exactmix Pty Ltd were jointly awarded the Joint Ventures Award for Northern Project Contracting at the Queensland 2005 Reconciliation Awards for Business.
  • In 2009 MLCS assisted the community in buying out its capacity partner Exact Mining.
  • Northern Project Contracting continue to prosper and have gross assets of over $20 million and have approximately 60 employees, the majority Indigenous.