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Jul 14, 2021
Budget approved for Cloncurry exploration

Budget approved for Cloncurry exploration

GBM Resources says an exploration budget of $750,000 has been approved for its Cloncurry farm-in projects, with field work expected to commence in the next quarter. The joint venture partners are targeting copper and gold in the region north of Glencore’s Ernest Henry Mine, including the Mount Margaret and Bungalien projects. Nippon Mining of Australia,… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Jul 14, 2021
Case builds for Silver King open-pit potential

Case builds for Silver King open-pit potential

The latest results from drilling at New Century Resources’ Silver King deposit have boosted the potential for a broader mining complex in the area, the company says. The Century mine operator is aiming for a final investment decision in the third quarter of this year for the development of potential mining operations at Silver King… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jul 14, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on Mount Carbine, Bundarra exploration, Mount Chalmers, Thalanga operations and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. High-grade results at Mount Chalmers Final assays from the maiden diamond drilling program at Mount Chalmers near Rockhampton have returned outstanding copper, gold and polymetallic results, QMines reports. It comes after DDH1 Drilling completed an&...

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Jul 13, 2021
Millennium poised for August kick-off

Millennium poised for August kick-off

Mining is set to start in August at the Millennium and Mavis Downs mine near Moranbah following completion of the site sale agreement between Peabody Energy Australia and new owner MetRes. MetRes is a 50/50 joint venture between M Resources and Stanmore Resources, which owns the nearby Isaac Plains coal operations. “We are excited to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Jul 13, 2021
Resource community funding round open

Resource community funding round open

Applications have opened for project funding under Queensland’s $100 million Resources Community Infrastructure Fund.  Deputy Premier and State Development Minister Steven Miles said the fund would deliver infrastructure in regional communities that would improve livability, support jobs and provide a boost to the economy. “According to the QRC the resources sector employs around 84,000 workers...

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Jul 13, 2021
Austral Resources appoints new CEO

Austral Resources appoints new CEO

Lady Annie copper owner Austral Resources has a new chief executive officer to lead operations at its Mount Isa region leases. Chairman Dan Jauncey said the board was pleased to welcome Steve Tambanis as CEO. Steve Tambanis Mr Tambanis comes from the same role at North Stawell Minerals, which aimed to explore and develop large high-quality… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coa...

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Jul 13, 2021
Job security hearings take mining focus

Job security hearings take mining focus

Mackay’s Resource Industry Network and mining union the CFMEU are among those due to front a public hearing today by the Senate Select Committee on Job Security. The committee is tasked with inquiring into and reporting on the impact of insecure or precarious employment on the economy, wages, social cohesion and workplace rights and conditions…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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Jul 12, 2021
Mining group weighs in on curriculum debate

Mining group weighs in on curriculum debate

Proposed changes to Australia’s primary and secondary curriculum threaten the success of its world-leading minerals sector, a peak group says.A Minerals Council of Australia submission has urged the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) to strengthen the earth sciences and mathematics curricula to educate more young Australians in STEM from an early age.”Encouragi...

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Jul 09, 2021
Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

Integrated energy site coming together at Julia Creek

QEM is reporting progress in validating its integrated energy site in northwest Queensland. The Gold Coast company has plans for a vanadium mine and green hydrogen hub on a lease south of Julia Creek. QEM has confirmed to the ASX that DNV Australia successfully completed the first stage of a pre-feasibility (PFS) study into power… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civi...

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