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Exploration

Oct 06, 2020
Joint venture launches Horn Island drill campaign

Joint venture launches Horn Island drill campaign

Alice Queen and joint venture partner St Barbara have kicked off a maiden diamond core drill program ahead of schedule at Horn Island. “We are very excited to have embarked upon our first diamondcore drilling program with our Horn Island joint venture partner, St Barbara Limited,” managing director Andrew Buxton said. “The IP anomalies that… ...

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Sep 30, 2020
More high-grade intercepts at Steam Engine

More high-grade intercepts at Steam Engine

Superior Resources has released the latest assays from drilling at its Steam Engine project near Greenvale, including a one-metre intercept of 47.5 g/t gold at shallow depth. The company said the results further boosted the consistently strong intersections returned from the first batch of results from the Steam Engine and Eastern Ridge lodes. “We are… ...

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Sep 30, 2020
NT review on seabed mining open for feedback

NT review on seabed mining open for feedback

A review which may see the Northern Territory Government lift its ban on seabed mining is now open for public comment. A draft report lists the likely target resources as including aggregate sands or gravels, mineral sands containing gold, diamonds and rare earth minerals, offshore salt deposits, and mineral deposits (manganese, phosphate, bauxite) that are… ...

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Sep 30, 2020
EGRU presents critical minerals seminar

EGRU presents critical minerals seminar

Critical minerals will be the focus of a technical workshop hosted by JCU’s Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU) on October 9. The workshop – via Zoom from 3pm – will feature presentations by world experts on critical minerals geology from Australia, Germany and United Kingdom. Critical minerals – required for new technologies including energy storage -… ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Greenvale Mining granted key NT tenements

Greenvale Mining granted key NT tenements

Greenvale Mining says seven key exploration licences have been granted for its Georgina Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) project in the Northern Territory, paving the way for work to commence.The exploration licences cover a 3180sq km land package east of Tennant Creek, in an area targeted by the Federally funded Exploring for the Future programs. And… ...

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Sep 24, 2020
Big Australian buys into NT copper

Big Australian buys into NT copper

BHP has teamed up with Encounter Resources in a deal that could see it spend up to $22 million on a Northern Territory copper project. The Big Australian has entered an option agreement with Encounter covering the 4500 sq km Elliott copper project. Elliott was first identified by analysing new datasets generated by Geoscience Australia,… ...

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Sep 24, 2020
Cashed up Minotaur plans northern field work

Cashed up Minotaur plans northern field work

Minotaur Exploration has raised more than $2 million towards projects including its new Pyramid gold asset in North Queensland. It had targeted $1 million in a share purchase plan that closed last week, but received applications of $3.4 million. The company said it acknowledged the strong expression of support by electing to increase the SPP… ...

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Sep 23, 2020
Hammer reviews gold potential in North West

Hammer reviews gold potential in North West

Hammer Metals is running an eye over the gold exploration potential within its Mount Isa project areas as prices remain strong. The company has focused primarily on exploring for large scale Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG) systems in the region and says there is potential for significant gold mineralisation within its tenure. “The gold exploration… ...

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Sep 22, 2020
Good news for Denison Gas as drilling program begins

Good news for Denison Gas as drilling program begins

Denison Gas has commenced the first well in a development drilling program to increase gas deliverability to its Yellowbank processing facility.  It comes amid news that State Government has named Denison Gas as preferred tenderer for PLR2020-1-10 – a 668sq km block about 135km north of Roma. The area immediately adjoins several Denison Gas petroleum… ...

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