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May 13, 2021
Hammer hits Mount Isa tenements with 4000m drill program

Hammer hits Mount Isa tenements with 4000m drill program

Hammer Metals has started a 4000m RC drilling program at North-West Queensland tenements, including its recent Trafalgar copper-gold discovery. “The commencement of drilling in Mount Isa is pleasing and presents Hammer with its first opportunity since the Trafalgar discovery earlier this year to drill Hammer’s 100 per cent-owned prospects which sit along trend and in… ...

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May 12, 2021
Applications close soon for Queensland Metals program

Applications close soon for Queensland Metals program

Queensland Metals is encouraging university students from North and North-West Queensland to join its summer Vacation Student Program. Applications close this Sunday for the 2021-2022 Vacation Program intake, which runs from November to February at Mount Isa Mines, Ernest Henry Mining and Copper Refineries. Disciplines include engineering, metallurgy, environmental science, accounting, information...

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May 11, 2021
Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges have been laid over the death of Donald Rabbitt in an incident at the Curragh mine near Blackwater in January 2020. Independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor Aaron Guilfoyle has commenced prosecutions against the mine operator, contractor and a former site senior executive of the coal mine. Mr Rabbitt, an employee of Curragh mine… ...

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May 10, 2021
Auburn completes Ripple Resources deal

Auburn completes Ripple Resources deal

Auburn Resources has its sights set on an ASX listing in 2021 after adding a raft of zinc, lead, and gold-prospective tenements to its portfolio. The company has confirmed its acquisition of Ripple Resources, which holds a raft of mineral exploration tenements in Queensland and the Northern Territory, including Nicholson in North-West Queensland. The tenements… ...

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May 10, 2021
Glencore sticks with Wagners haulage

Glencore sticks with Wagners haulage

Wagners has secured a contract to continue to conduct haulage service for Glencore’s George Fisher and Lady Loretta mines in North-West Queensland. Wagners scope of works will include loading ore at the mine sites and hauling it to the Glencore’s processing facility in Mount Isa, along with haulage of tailings from the processing facility. The… ...

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May 07, 2021
Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby Resources plans to kick off a 4000m drilling program next week after promising signs at its Nil Desperandum prospect in North-West Queensland. Managing director Rob Watkins said Nil Desperandum and Carnaby’s other Greater Duchess prospect areas were rapidly emerging as an exceptional camp of high-grade copper-gold targets. “We are genuinely excited about the targets… ...

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May 06, 2021
QRC welcomes growth focus on minerals province

QRC welcomes growth focus on minerals province

Peak mining body the Queensland Resources Council has welcomed a new five-year, $190 million investment plan the Coalition Government has announced for Northern Australia. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said North Queensland, and in particular the North West region centred on Mount Isa, would be a focus area for growth in Queensland. He said the Australian… ...

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May 04, 2021
Strategic Energy Resources takes on Isa North

Strategic Energy Resources takes on Isa North

Strategic Energy Resources is acquiring the Isa North copper-gold project from Newcrest Mining. The Isa North project comprises three exploration licences covering an underexplored 976sq km belt considered highly prospective for Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) mineralisation. “The Isa North project was identified during a broader review of the Mount Isa Mineral Province undertaken by SER…...

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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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