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Exploration

Apr 27, 2021
Exploration campaign on Eva tenements

Exploration campaign on Eva tenements

Copper Mountain Mining has launched an extensive field program aimed at discovering new deposits within the large tenement area around its Eva copper project in North-West Queensland. The company said an exploration team mobilised to Cloncurry in mid-March and would undertake a drill program focused primarily on copper and copper-gold targets. The 2021 exploration program… ...

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Apr 27, 2021
Good start to Thalanga gold hunt

Good start to Thalanga gold hunt

Red River Resources has reported encouraging initial results from drilling at the Don and New Homestead prospects as it works to build a gold inventory within its Thalanga site. “The drill results received from the Don are an excellent start to our Thalanga gold exploration program, demonstrating the presence of gold mineralisation at shallow depths,” Red… ...

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Apr 24, 2021
Survey highlights new target structures at Plateau

Survey highlights new target structures at Plateau

A ground magnetic survey has highlighted multiple new target structures at Rockfire Resources’ Plateau gold deposit in North Queensland. The company has previously announced a JORC gold resource of 53,336 ounces of gold in the top 100m from surface at the site, within a total resource of more than 200,000 ounces of gold. And preliminary… ...

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Apr 23, 2021
Hammer builds war chest to advance copper-gold finds

Hammer builds war chest to advance copper-gold finds

Hammer Metals is pulling together a $6 million war chest to back an aggressive Mount Isa region copper exploration program following its Trafalgar discovery. The company has received firm commitments to raise $5 million under a share placement and will also launch a share purchase plan to existing shareholders to raise up to $1 million… ...

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Apr 22, 2021
More gold revealed as Aeris cracks on at Cracow

More gold revealed as Aeris cracks on at Cracow

Cracow gold mine owner Aeris Resources has announced a 324 per cent increase in gold ounces at the site’s combined Klondyke and Royal deposits. The company is now working to schedule the upgraded deposits into Cracow’s life of mine plan. “We have always been confident that there is more gold to be found at Cracow,… ...

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Apr 22, 2021
QX Resources kicks off Lucky Break drilling

QX Resources kicks off Lucky Break drilling

QX Resources has started a 1500m reverse circulation (RC) drill program at its Lucky Break gold project in Queensland’s Drummond Basin. Non-executive director Roger Jackson said the drilling followed extensive planning and detailed analysis of historical data over many months. The first-pass, high-impact drill program was testing some exciting targets in and around the historical… ...

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Apr 21, 2021
Exploration grants on the table

Exploration grants on the table

Queensland’s mineral explorers are being invited to stake their claim on $2.5 million being offered under the latest round of Collaborative Exploration Initiative grants. State Resources Minister Scott Stewart said CEI funding provided a golden opportunity for Queensland explorers and would help drive the state’s economic recovery from COVID-19. “Investment in exploration today is what… ...

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Apr 20, 2021
Bumper funding for NT exploration

Bumper funding for NT exploration

The Northern Territory Government has announced record funding for mineral exploration to drive mining development and create more jobs. The government will increase its annual funding to Resourcing the Territory from $6.5 million to $9.5 million from July 1, 2022 – with the funding to be ongoing. There are currently 19 mining projects working towards… ...

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Apr 19, 2021
AMEC campaign highlights green gains

AMEC campaign highlights green gains

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has launched a community campaign focusing on aspects of the mining and exploration industry that protect and enhance the natural environment. The transformation of the old Kidston mine in North Queensland into a renewable energy hub is among teh stories being highlighted as part of the campaign…. ...

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