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Mar 29, 2021
Rockfire on a roll at Plateau gold deposit

Rockfire on a roll at Plateau gold deposit

Rockfire Resources says rock assay results have expanded numerous targets at its Plateau gold deposit, within North Queensland’s Lighthouse project. Rockfire Resources has started an early-stage scoping study to consider the economic potential for open-pit mining at Plateau, where it recently announced a 515 per cent increase in gold ounces at the project to more than… ...

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Mar 29, 2021
Alice Queen committed to Horn Island gold as JV ends

Alice Queen committed to Horn Island gold as JV ends

St Barbara is withdrawing from its joint venture with Alice Queen targeting gold on Horn Island in Queensland’s Torres Strait. The JV, entered in 2019, covered exploration areas excluding Alice Queen’s Horn Island Inferred Resource area containing 7.9Mt at 1.9g/t gold for 492,000oz. Alice Queen this month announced that it had kicked off a scoping… ...

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Mar 26, 2021
Minotaur gets the drill bit spinning at Pyramid

Minotaur gets the drill bit spinning at Pyramid

Minotaur Exploration has kicked off its first RC drill campaign at its newly acquired Pyramid gold project, 180km south of Townsville. The company said it was seeking high-grade gold zones at the Gettysberg prospect, with drilling of 12 holesfor 1300m expected to be completed within two weeks. Minotaur acquired the Pyramid tenements from Avira Resources,… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Richlister backs Metallica silica sand mining bid

Richlister backs Metallica silica sand mining bid

Metallica Minerals is building its bank to drive its Cape Flattery silica sand project forward in Far North Queensland, with support from a richlister keen to back the commodity. The company has announced a renounceable rights issue to raise about $4.9 million to fund the next phase of the development of its project, located in… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Rockfire starts Copper Dome helicopter surveys

Rockfire starts Copper Dome helicopter surveys

A helicopter has arrived on site for survey work at Rockfire Resources’ Copper Dome porphyry copper project in Central Queensland. The company is kicking off aeromagnetic and radiometric survey work at the site, which has the historical name of Mount Leslie. Rockfire chief executive officer David Price said the company expected the geophysical surveys to… ...

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Mar 24, 2021
Sunshine ready to roll at Ravenswood West

Sunshine ready to roll at Ravenswood West

Sunshine Gold has pushed ‘go’ on the acquisition of the Ravenswood West gold-copper-rare earths tenements and is set to kick off field work there next month. The company has exercised its option to acquire Ravenswood West from Stavely for $400,000 and a 1 per cent net smelter royalty on gold revenue. Managing director Damien Keys…. ...

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Mar 23, 2021
Moho reports promising Empress Springs  results

Moho reports promising Empress Springs results

Moho Resources says a regional borehole sampling program at the Empress Springs project in North Queensland has revealed a large gold signature in the ground water. The work, carried out in conjunction with CSIRO, identified a zone of about 90km strong gold anomalism zone across the Croydon district project as well as pointing to new… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
QMines in strong start at Mount Chalmers

QMines in strong start at Mount Chalmers

QMines has hit the ground running at Mount Chalmers in Central Queensland, with a diamond drilling campaign underway and a reverse circulation program to kick off next month. The company lodged its prospectus last week for an IPO to raise $10 million to $20 million and aims to list on the stock exchange in April…. ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Great Northern raises cash for NQ gold projects

Great Northern raises cash for NQ gold projects

Great Northern Minerals has launched a bid to raise $3 million to fast track work at its Camel Creek and Big Rush gold projects in North Queensland. The Perth-based junior has announced a placement of shares to sophisticated and professional investors as well as a rights issue to shareholders to raise the capital. The funds… ...

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