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Critical minerals

Apr 08, 2021
QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM is pushing ahead with a green hydrogen proposal for its Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project, engaging specialists to look into potential wind and solar power generation at the site. DNV Australia has been engaged to undertake a pre-feasibility study into power generation from solar and wind farms, as part of the broader… ...

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Apr 08, 2021
Final metallurgical testwork for Galalar silica project

Final metallurgical testwork for Galalar silica project

Diatreme Resources has engaged industry specialist Mineral Technologies (MT) to undertake final metallurgical testwork for the definitive feasibility study for its Galalar silica sand project. The testing program will use a one-tonne bulk sample taken from an area representing the first five years of planned mining at Galalar. Two variability samples from other areas within… ...

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Apr 06, 2021
Ausmex shares manganese and cobalt findings

Ausmex shares manganese and cobalt findings

Ausmex Mining Group has reported results of up to 25 per cent manganese and 8520ppm cobalt from sampling on ground adjoining its Golden Mile project near Cloncurry. The company was following up the drilling of diamond core holes, announced late 2019, that intersected mineralisation of the King Brown ironstone/manganese outcrop. Ausmex said a costean was… ...

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Mar 31, 2021
EQ Resources starts Mount Carbine drill program

EQ Resources starts Mount Carbine drill program

EQ Resources has kick-started a feasibility study for expanding production from the Mount Carbine tungsten mine with a drilling program near the site’s historical open pit. Contractor DDH1 Drilling is carrying out the six-hole drill program at the Far North Queensland site. EQ Resources says its geology team is targeting the identification and potential for… ...

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Mar 22, 2021
Mount Carbine quarry ramp-up approved

Mount Carbine quarry ramp-up approved

EQ Resources has won State environmental approval to expand its Mount Carbine quarry production from a maximum of 100,000 tonnes to 1 million tonnes a year. The company describes the approval as a vital step on the pathway towards re-establishing Mount Carbine as a significant global tungsten producer and a major employer in the region…. ...

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Mar 15, 2021
Finniss lithium venture wins Major Project Status

Finniss lithium venture wins Major Project Status

The Federal Government has awarded Major Project Status for Core Lithium’s Finniss lithium project, located near Darwin in the Northern Territory. Construction is expected to begin at Finniss in the second half of this year, subject to several conditions including final investment decision. It is expected to generate more than 360 jobs during construction and… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
EQ Resources raises capital for Mount Carbine growth

EQ Resources raises capital for Mount Carbine growth

EQ Resources is raising $6.5 million in a share placement to fast-track the expansion of its Mount Carbine tungsten operations and the site’s underground mine development. It comes after the company last month announced it was making a bid for Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) funding to take its Mount Carbine tungsten operations in Far… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM is looking into green hydrogen opportunities at its flagship Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company said it would investigate the financial and regulatory requirements to produce hydrogen using a “green” solar-powered electrolyser. It expected that the hydrogen would initially be used as a support to the energy needs… ...

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Mar 12, 2021
Minerals ‘stocktake’ confirms top-notch status

Minerals ‘stocktake’ confirms top-notch status

The latest ‘stocktake’ report on Australia’s resources wealth has reaffirmed its position as one of the world’s top producers of key critical minerals. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt today launched the 2020 edition of Australia’s Identified Mineral Resources (AIMR) report. Based on data up to the end of 2019, it showed… ...

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