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Aug 04, 2021
R3D looks to expand Chillagoe ground

R3D looks to expand Chillagoe ground

Newly listed R3D Resources has a secured an exclusivity agreement to purchase the Beefwood project, potentially building on its Chillagoe region tenement package. The company’s local assets include the former Tartana copper operation, where it aims to restart copper sulphate production in 2022. The Beefwood project (EPM 26399) is strategically positioned within Newcrest Mining’s Bulimba̷...

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Aug 03, 2021
Data trawl reveals Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’

Data trawl reveals Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’

QMines is hailing new discoveries at its Mount Chalmers project, where soil data has revealed large copper and zinc anomalies – one as large as 10km long. The company said the discoveries demonstrated significant scale potential at the Central Queensland site, with multiple Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’ surrounding the historical mine. QMines has applied for additional… This...

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Jul 30, 2021
Fresh funding for exploration efforts

Fresh funding for exploration efforts

Townsville-based explorer NorthX is among 16 companies to share in the latest round of Collaborative Exploration Initiative grants, with a focus on finding new economy minerals. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said NorthX would drill for in-demand new economy minerals in traditional coal country near Capella in the Central Highlands. “New economy minerals are powering the… This content is ...

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Jul 28, 2021
Golden Mile mining lease granted

Golden Mile mining lease granted

The mining lease for Tombola Gold’s Golden Mile project near Cloncurry has been granted for a term of 10 years. In an announcement to ASX today, the company said it would now fast track all aspects to progress to production and that ‘more positive news is imminent’. Earlier this week Tombola, formerly Ausmex Mining Group,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coa...

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Jul 24, 2021
Boost for NT exploration projects

Boost for NT exploration projects

The Northern Territory Government has awarded a record $1.7 million in grants to support 18 projects from 15 companies under the latest Geophysics and Drilling Collaboration program. For the first time since the Resourcing the Territory initiative was launched, projects have been able to access co-funding to support brownfields drilling programs. Five companies have so… This content is for ...

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Jul 23, 2021
Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Brad Miller came onboard as principal geologist/manager at Gnomic Exploration Services in March, hitting the ground during an extremely busy time for the business. He joins iQ Industry Queensland for a Q&A update. Q: Tell us a bit about your early life and what drew you to become a geologist? BM: I grew up in the Barossa Valley,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jul 23, 2021
Early Gilberton gold results promising

Early Gilberton gold results promising

ActivEX has reported promising drilling results from its Gilberton gold project, in the Georgetown area about 300km west-northwest of Townsville. A drilling program of 31 holes for a total of 1881m was carried out at the project’s Mount Hogan and Spilt Rock tenements. Assays returned from the first three of those holes have returned significant… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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Jul 22, 2021
R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources will plunge into a drilling program at the former Tartana copper operation near Chillagoe, targeting extensive mineralisation under the old open pit, after a relisting on the ASX this week. The company also aims to restart copper sulphate production at the site, potentially in early 2022, to provide an ongoing cash flow. R3D… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 22, 2021
Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Carnaby Resources says its Nil Desperandum prospect in North West Queensland is developing as a very significant copper-gold deposit with economic potential. A recently commenced RC and diamond drilling program at Nil Desperandum has continued to intersect impressive broad zones of copper-gold mineralisation, the company said. Samples to date are being prepared to be dispatched… This conten...

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