Police are searching for a 59-year-old Mount Isa man who has been missing for over a fortnight.

Detectives are appealing for information to help find a northwest Queensland man missing for over a fortnight.

Richard Mutimbe, 59, was last seen at Mount Isa Mines on February 28 and was reported missing last Thursday by his boss at the mining firm.

A police spokesman told AAP teams are searching a Mount Isa caravan park where Mr Mutimbe lives on his own and nearby bushland.

Mr Mutimbe is 180cm tall, solid, with black hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion.

Anyone with information about his disappearance is asked to contact police.