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May 23, 2021
Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Mackay company refocus on manufacturing

Partner provided content M&P Services (Qld) Pty Ltd has announced plans to cease its general transport operations and place all their focus on the Transportable Building (Manufacture, Hire & Sales) division.  With revenue in the transportable building division representing more than 80 per cent of the company turnover, it is no surprise that this would… ...

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May 21, 2021
BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP is pushing ahead with a $22 million farm-in agreement for Encounter Resources’ 4500sq km Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory. Encounter managing director Will Robinson said the outcomes of a jointly designed validation program at Elliott had bolstered the potential for the discovery of large sedimentary-hosted copper deposits under shallow cover. “Copper sourced… ...

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May 20, 2021
Greater Duchess drilling starts after strong survey results

Greater Duchess drilling starts after strong survey results

Carnaby Resources has kicked off a 4000m RC drilling program targeting the Mount Birnie and Nil Desperandum prospects and other key copper targets within its Greater Duchess project in North-West Queensland . Managing director Rob Watkins said it followed an extensive Induced Polarisation (IP) geophysical survey, generating numerous chargeability anomalies of high potential. “We are… ...

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May 19, 2021
Mount Chalmers yields bonanza grades for new owner

Mount Chalmers yields bonanza grades for new owner

QMines’ maiden diamond drilling program at the former Mount Chalmers mine near Rockhampton has produced ‘outstanding’ high-grade copper and gold results. The recent program delivered bonanza grades including 13.4 per cent copper, 6.11g/t gold and 31g/t silver in a 0.75m intersection from 132.6m downhole, the company said. “Some outstanding results from our maiden diamond drilling...

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May 19, 2021
Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

AusQuest in alliance with Cannington mine owner South32 has started drilling at the Hamilton copper project in North-West Queensland. They are targeting copper-gold mineralisation similar to the deposit supporting the Ernest Henry mining operation near Cloncurry. The overall program will comprise four diamond drill-holes for about 2000m, with three holes designed to test discrete magnetic/gravity&...

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May 18, 2021
EQ Resources adds oomph to drilling effort

EQ Resources adds oomph to drilling effort

EQ Resources is extending a resource drilling program at its Mount Carbine tungsten mine in Far North Queensland after promising early signs. The six-hole program has been extended to 17 holes as a $3.5 million feasibility study into expanding production moves into full swing at the historical mine site. While assay results from the first… ...

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May 17, 2021
Camel Creek delivers high-grade results

Camel Creek delivers high-grade results

Early results from an ongoing drilling campaign at Camel Creek have highlighted the potential for a substantial gold project, Great Northern Minerals says. The first 24 holes returned with outstanding intersections and pointed to deeper and higher grade mineralisation at the North Queenkland site. “This ongoing drill program has returned the best assay results ever… ...

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May 13, 2021
An eagle on the wing

An eagle on the wing

Customer supplied editorial A new air charter business is now operating out of Charters Towers. Aquila Air Services has based itself in the gold city because of access to wide tracts of land through three cardinal points. Aquila, being Latin for ‘eagle’, draws on the theme set by sister company Eagle Drilling NQ, also based… ...

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May 13, 2021
QX Resources builds funds to drive CQ projects

QX Resources builds funds to drive CQ projects

QX Resources is adding $3 million to its coffers as it ramps up exploration at Central Queensland gold projects including the former Lucky Break mine. The company indicated it would also be re-examining its advanced Anthony molybdenum project north-west of Clermont as a matter of priority. QX Resources has received firm commitments from investors for… ...

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