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Exploration

Aug 31, 2020
Rosy start to Aeris’ $13m exploration plunge

Rosy start to Aeris’ $13m exploration plunge

Aeris Resources has reported early success in drilling at the Roses Pride gold deposit – a priority target among the tenements it acquired as part of the recent Cracow mine acquisition. The company has completed a 48-hole near-surface reverse-circulation drilling campaign at the deposit, intersecting gold mineralisation intersected over a 400m strike length. Aeris Resources… ...

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Aug 31, 2020
Call to rethink ‘rigid’ border restrictions

Call to rethink ‘rigid’ border restrictions

A Brisbane-based drilling company head is calling for greater flexibility in Queensland quarantine rules as workers face growing mental stress and the window for completing northern exploration programs draws nearer to closing. DDH1 Drilling general manager – east Russell Chard believes his crew members present a very low risk of spreading COVID-19 as they are… ...

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Aug 29, 2020
Metal Bank launches dual exploration push

Metal Bank launches dual exploration push

Metal Bank has kicked off exploration programs for the 8 Mile and Eidsvold gold projects, saying it is aiming for ‘step change development advances’ at both within the next eight months. The projects lie in the northern New England Fold Belt of Central Queensland, which also hosts the Cracow, Mount Rawdon, Mount Morgan and Gympie… ...

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Aug 28, 2020
Positive coal quality findings for Hillalong North

Positive coal quality findings for Hillalong North

New washability and coal quality results from the Hillalong North project confirm potential for high quality coking coal at excellent yields, Bowen Coking Coal says. The company said today that early assessment had also confirmed the potential to produce various coking coal products, offering significant flexibility whilst maximising profitability. “The washability tests have indicated that…...

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Aug 27, 2020
Alice Queen pushes on at Horn Island gold project

Alice Queen pushes on at Horn Island gold project

A five-hole diamond drilling program has kicked off at a former mining pit on Horn Island in an Alice Queen gold push following a $7 million capital raising. The company said it also planned to commence a reverse circulation infill program in late September or early October. The phase one RC infill drilling program will include up… ...

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Aug 25, 2020
Wishbone ready to spin the drill at NQ gold projects

Wishbone ready to spin the drill at NQ gold projects

Wishbone Gold is launching an exploration and drilling program at itsWishbone II and White Mountains gold projects in North Queensland. The company has reported a successful capital raising of £400,000 ($730,000) in an oversubscribed share placement. “The money raised will allow Wishbone to enhance the White Mountains project at a quicker rate than anticipated,” chairman… ...

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Aug 24, 2020
Alice Queen boosts funds for Horn Island  pit project

Alice Queen boosts funds for Horn Island pit project

Horn Island gold hopeful Alice Queen has raised $7 million to fast-track its exploration program. The company said the proceeds would go towards completing the first phase of infill drilling at the historical mining pit at Horn Island in the Torres Strait, with the aim of lifting the resource to indicated category. It will also… ...

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Aug 24, 2020
Red Mountain results confirm wide gold zone

Red Mountain results confirm wide gold zone

Zenith Minerals says the latest drill results at Red Mountain confirm a wide, near-surface mineralised gold zone. The new gold assay results stem from the first seven follow up RC holes of an ongoing drill program at the Central Queensland project. They include: 12m at 2.2 g/t gold from surface, including 8m at 3.1 g/t… ...

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Aug 19, 2020
Geos bring new insights ahead of Big One drilling

Geos bring new insights ahead of Big One drilling

Castillo Copper’s geology team has pegged 35 drill-sites at the Big Onedeposit in North West Queensland, ready for the upcoming drilling campaign. In addition, the company says the team found visual evidence of supergene and massive sulphide mineralisation at surface, and potential linkages indicating Big One could be part of a larger IOCG mineralised system…. ...

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