MIRIWINNI LIME HAS VARIOUS LOCATIONS ACROSS QUEENSLAND SUPPLYING LIME, DOLOMITE, GYPSUM, SILICA, MAGNESIUM AND PHOSPHATE
Ag Lime is mined and processed at:
• Mt Garnet: About 2.5Hr south west of Cairns
• Quaid road Mt Molloy: About 0.5 Hr north of Mareeba
• Chillagoe: About 1.5Hr west of Mareeba
Lime stone is drilled and blasted, sized, and ground down to minus 700 micron. The lime is transported by road to various depots.
Dolomite is mined and processed at:
• About 1 hr out of Mt Garnet
Dolomite is mined by excavator and put through a crushing plant. The processing is greatly affected by weather conditions. When Dolomite is damp the process is slow due to the crushing plant clogging up with the Magnesium.
The Dolomite is transported by road to various depots.
Gypsum is mined at:
• Cork Station which is about 180Km from Winton,
The Gypsum is trucked to Winton for crushing, then trucked to various depots.
The crushing of Gypsum is greatly affected by moisture as well.
Calcium Silica is mined at:
• Chillagoe: About 1.5Hr west of Mareeba.
The crushing of silica is a much slower process than Lime as the silica is very abrasive product with very high wear factor.
Magnesium (Oxide and Carbonate) is sourced from:
• Rockhampton and trucked to various depots.
Natural Rock Phosphate is sourced from:
• Phosphate Hill about 1hr south of Cloncurry,
The product is trucked to Winton for crushing and transported by road to various depots.
STRATEGICALLY LOCATED IN TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND, MIRIWINNI LIME IS THE PERFECT FARMING PARTNER
We provide a range of products and a complete spreading service deemed to be among the best in the world. We are locally owned with local knowledge and offer a superb service regime.
At Miriwinni Lime we have all the necessary ingredients to leave you in a winning position.When you use our quality product on your farm you’ll be assured of the best yield for the best price.
We produce, manufacture, supply and have the best spreading service in the north.
WE ARE A FAMILY BUSINESS SUPPLYING THE REGIONS SUGAR AND AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES SINCE 1927
The formation of Miriwinni Lime in the 1970’s has been by far the biggest contribution by the Wilkins family to the sugar and agricultural industries of FNQ with a consistent track record of success.
Our company, which today is jointly owned by Max and Robert Wilkins who, as a group, grow over 35,000 tonnes of sugar cane, are third generation cane farmers and have over the many years seen and have been involved with many changes to
the sugar and agricultural Industries.
IT’S ONLY NATURAL THAT THE MIRIWINNI LIME SPREADING SERVICE IS AVAILABLE TO ALL FARMERS
Truck spreaders make up most of the fleet. The trucks are tandem drive with lock up back ends. These trucks cover fallow ground, ratoon cane, pasture, road stabilisation, prawn ponds and some other special applications. In spread mode the spreaders have booms that are 9.5m wide.
Our 4×4 truck spreader has spinners and is used for broadcasting fertiliser in pastures, soft going country, for areas that are not friendly to using booms and various specialised jobs that require a different approach.
WHEN YOU EMBRACE THE SERVICES OF OUR COMPANY YOU CAN BE ASSURED THAT ALL YOUR MONETARY INVESTMENTS STAY IN QUEENSLAND, GUARANTEED ...FOR SURE!
Contact our office: Bucklands Road Mirriwinni Queensland
Mail: PO Box 2 Miriwinni, Queensland, 4871
Since 1927 our third generation cane farmers have played an integral role in the successful development and future advancement of all North Queensland farmers
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