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Jan 18, 2021
Gulf zinc operation hits production milestone

Gulf zinc operation hits production milestone

New Century Resources is celebrating a major milestone, producing its 500,000th tonne of zinc concentrate since restarting operations at the Century mine site in August 2018. The company also announced that it had executed a zinc price hedging program for the remainder of this financial year, securing contracts to guarantee a floor price of $US1.20/lb… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Jan 14, 2021
CopperString plan aired for public scrutiny

CopperString plan aired for public scrutiny

The draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the $1.7 billion CopperString 2.0 project is open for public submissions until February 12. The high-voltage 1100km transmission line planned by CuString is expected to support more than 750 jobs during construction and will help further open up the North West Minerals Province. The Coordinator-General will consider all submissions as… This...

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Jan 11, 2021
Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo Copper has released what it describes as ‘game changing’ assay results confirming a major copper discovery at Big One deposit. The latest results significantly extend known mineralisation and clearly confirm there is a high-grade, shallow scalable copper system at the North West Queensland site, the company says. It is accelerating development plans for the… This conten...

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Jan 04, 2021
What next for Queensland Mining?

What next for Queensland Mining?

The Department of Resources’ Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ) held a two-day workshop at Mount Isa’s Ibis Hotel last month. The workshop outlined the results of a huge investment in data collection and what it could mean for industry by way of minimising the risk in investing in new mineral developments. The data could be… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Geo, iQ Mining N...

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Dec 18, 2020
Ausmex firms plans for Comstock gold start

Ausmex firms plans for Comstock gold start

Ausmex Mining Group is continuing to head for an early 2021 start to production at its Comstock gold mine, after a final draft feasibility study indicating a ‘highly robust return on investment’. Comstock is an historical high-grade gold mine that forms part of the Golden Mile project area and lies about 500m north of the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Dec 10, 2020
Hammer launches fresh North-West drilling program

Hammer launches fresh North-West drilling program

Hammer Metals is carrying out a 2200m reverse circulation drilling program in the Mount Isa region from this week for the JOGMEC joint venture. Ten holes are planned including follow-up drilling at the Shadow and Toby prospects testing zones of strong magnetic and electromagnetic anomalism. Initial drilling is planned at previously untested zones at Even… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Dec 09, 2020
Centurion in $25m logistics deal with zinc mine

Centurion in $25m logistics deal with zinc mine

Logistics provider Centurion has won a multi-year contract worth about $25 million to provide logistics support for the Century mine in the lower Gulf region and its Karumba port facilities. The services to be provided will include customs clearance, wharf collections of import commodities, warehousing, road transport, airfreight, and courier services. Centurion said a dedicated… This conte...

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Dec 03, 2020
Golden Mile mines in fast lane for 2021 start

Golden Mile mines in fast lane for 2021 start

Cloncurry gold developer Ausmex Mining Group says it expects to start mining in the first quarter of 2021 at the historic Comstock, Falcon and Shamrock gold mines. They are part of a group of eight high-grade historical gold mines thatmake up the Golden Mile project. Independent mine management group Minecraft had been appointedmanagers of the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Nov 24, 2020
Rare earths in the spotlight as study probes copper-gold links

Rare earths in the spotlight as study probes copper-gold links

The Mount Isa region is well positioned to ride the surge in rare earth interest, hosting both light and heavy rare earths associated with different types of mineralisation common to the area, a researcher says. PhD student Ross Chandler is part of a team investigating why some copper-gold deposits in Mount Isa Inlier host rare… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil,...

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