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Oct 18, 2021
Camel Creek shines in latest assays

Camel Creek shines in latest assays

Great Northern Minerals is building a clearer picture of gold mineralisation at Camel Creek, with new assay results including 1m grading at 105.46 g/t gold. The company has received the one-metre results from the recently completed RC reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at Camel Creek, which comprised a total of 15 holes for 3262m of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coa...

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Oct 18, 2021
‘Spectacular’ Steam Engine gold intersection

‘Spectacular’ Steam Engine gold intersection

Superior Resources has reported a ‘spectacular’ intersection grading at 115.2 g/t gold as drilling at its Steam Engine project reveals greater than expected potential on the Eastern Ridge Lode. The program is part of the company’s 13,000m drilling campaign underway at its Greenvale project, about 210km west of Townsville. The latest results are from 19… This content is for iQ In...

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Sep 29, 2021
Scholarships to add environmental value to  mining

Scholarships to add environmental value to mining

Two scholarships worth up to $35,000 a year are up for grabs for students working on innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation at Queensland coal mines. The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fund, hosted by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), is calling for student applications for its 2022 postgraduate scholarship program. Two positions available The Fund… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 24, 2021
Full steam ahead for new Vulcan coal mine

Full steam ahead for new Vulcan coal mine

Vitrinite is ramping up to full-scale production at the Vulcan coking coal project in the Bowen Basin after its mining lease was granted this week. Director Nicholas Williams said the company expected to start exporting premium low-volatility (PLV) hard coking coal from next month. “Mining commenced in June 2021 under our MDL (mineral development licence) approvals. Since… T...

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Sep 17, 2021
Superior chases copper riches in NQ

Superior chases copper riches in NQ

Superior Resources has turned its focus to the Bottletree copper prospect, with a deep diamond drilling program underway. Bottletree lies 5km from the company’s Steam Engine gold project – the subject of positive scoping study results this year for an open-pit operation. A discovery hole drilled in 2018 returned extensive copper mineralisation with results of… This content is for iQ I...

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Sep 09, 2021
Briefly in mining news

Briefly in mining news

Great Northern Minerals Limited has received the four metre composite results from the recently completed reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at Camel Creek north west of Townsville. Related: Great Northern keen to keep drilling at Camel Creek The drilling program comprised a total 15 RC holes for 3262 metres, with three of these (401 metres)… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Aug 25, 2021
Minotaur in $3m move on Cloncurry assets

Minotaur in $3m move on Cloncurry assets

Minotaur Exploration is strengthening its foothold in the Cloncurry district with a $3 million move on assets including the Altia lead-silver project. A deal with Sandfire Resources will see it gain full ownership of the Altia polymetallic deposit, currently held in joint venture with Sandfire holding a 60 per cent stake and Minotaur 40 per… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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Aug 19, 2021
Partner swap in Mount Isa East prospect development

Partner swap in Mount Isa East prospect development

One of Japan’s largest and oldest mining houses has entered a Joint Venture with Hammer Metals to develop the Mount Isa East Joint prospect. Sumitomo Metal Mining Oceania (Sumitomo) will take over the position in the partnership from Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC). SMMO, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Sumitomo, won the… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Aug 16, 2021
Exploration, drilling and investment news briefs

Exploration, drilling and investment news briefs

Updates from Alice Queen, QMines, GBM Resources, Zenith Minerals, R3D Resources, Mitchell Services and Carnaby Resources in this week’s exploration, drilling and investment news briefs. Alice Queen gets drill bit spinning on Horn Island Alice Queen is undertaking a 49-hole RC drilling program near the historical gold mine on Horn Island in the Torres Strait…. This content is for iQ Industry...

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