Southern Cross

Operator: Shandong Tianye Group

Location: Western Australia, Australia

Royalty: 1.5% NSR (all metals)

Term of Royalty: Life of Mine

The Southern Cross operation comprises a number of underground and open-pit gold mines, owned by Barto Gold Mining Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Shandong Tianye Group Bid Co Pty Ltd, and managed by Minjar Gold Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Jinan High-tech Development Co. Ltd. The Southern Cross operation extends from Bullfinch (in the north) to Marvel Loch (in the south) in Western Australia, approximately 13 kilometers south of the town of Southern Cross and 360 kilometers east of Perth.

Mined ore is transported on private haulage roads to a processing plant with capacity of 1 million tonnes per year. Camp facilities provide accommodation for employees at site, with a portion of employees also living in the nearby town of Southern Cross. The operation is connected to grid power and has good access to rail, highways and airports.