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May 04, 2021
The miner, the poet and the accountant

The miner, the poet and the accountant

It’s one thing to be motivated by money, another thing to be inspired by imagination. So, is QEM Limited managing director Gavin Loyden more an accountant or a poet? More Josh Frydenberg or Barry Humphries, more Cromwell or Shakespeare? QEM managing director Gavin Loyden. After all, the financier has enough experience dealing in the cold… ...

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May 04, 2021
Good start to Develin Creek drilling

Good start to Develin Creek drilling

The first drill hole in a Zenith Minerals copper push at Develin Creek has intersected massive copper–zinc and iron sulphides over a 16.5m interval. The diamond drill program is underway at the Sulphide City JORC Mineral Resource within Develin Creek, in Central Queensland. “This initial drill program at the Develin Creek project kicks off an… ...

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Apr 30, 2021
Exploration boost for Northern Territory

Exploration boost for Northern Territory

The South Nicholson area in the Northern Territory is set to become one of Australia’s most exciting exploration frontiers, following the first release of data from the MinEx CRC National Drilling Initiative campaign. The preliminary data is from a 1750m deep drill hole located about 230km north-west of Mount Isa and 15km west of the… ...

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Apr 27, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

News from EQ Resources, MMG, Aeon Metals, Citigold, Cyclone Metals, Minotaur Exploration, Great Southern Mining and Diatreme Resources features in this wrap of recent announcements. Positive results for Diatreme Diatreme Resources has further advanced its Galalar silica project, receiving positive first phase results from the detailed metallurgical testwork underway for the project’s definitive fe...

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Apr 27, 2021
Exploration forum highlights critical minerals role

Exploration forum highlights critical minerals role

An exploration showcase hosted by the Queensland Exploration Council and McCullough Roberston has illustrated the role critical minerals will play in lowering world carbon emissions, according to QEC chair Kim Wainwright.  Ms Wainwright said it was an exciting time to be in the exploration sector, based on Queensland’s vast potential to provide the critical minerals… ...

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Apr 27, 2021
Steam Engine mine stacks up for Superior

Steam Engine mine stacks up for Superior

Superior Resources could be mining gold at Steam Engine, 30km west of Greenvale, within 18 months after positive scoping study results. While an open-pit operation with toll treatment offers a fast track to cash returns for the company, it also has its eye on the potential for a stand-alone processing operation in the area to… ...

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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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