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Jun 04, 2021
Explorer Castillo cashed up as copper runs hot

Explorer Castillo cashed up as copper runs hot

Castillo Copper has raised more than $11 million to fast-track development of its core copper projects at Mount Oxide in North-West Queensland and in Zambia. The company said it was well positioned after the share placement to deliver on its strategic intent to transform into a mid-tier copper group. It is about to launch a… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ ...

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Jun 03, 2021
Queensland in box seat as resources demand climbs

Queensland in box seat as resources demand climbs

The commodities demand forecast in a new report meant a decade of growth for resource hubs like Townsville, Mackay, Mount Isa, Moranbah, Toowoomba, and Gladstone, the Queensland Resources Council said. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said the Commodity Demand Outlook 2030 report released by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) showed increased demand for key… This content is for iQ In...

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Jun 02, 2021
Issues around the lack of new copper discoveries

Issues around the lack of new copper discoveries

Blog by Frank Holmes – US Global Investors The International Energy Agency (IEA) was founded in 1974 in response to oil embargoes the previous year that caused the global price of oil to surge 300 per cent from $3 per barrel to $12 per barrel. From the start, the IEA’s mission has been to help… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Mining North, iQ ...

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Jun 01, 2021
Jameson Cell success at Century plant

Jameson Cell success at Century plant

New Century Resources has boosted processing plant performance at its Century zinc operations with commissioning of a Jameson Cell. The company has engaged consultants from Glencore Technologies (inventors of the Jameson Cell) and Mineralis Consultants. They are assisting with start-up commissioning strategy and integration of the site’s refurbished Jameson Cell into the processing circuit i...

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May 28, 2021
Aeon starts exploration in new Walford Creek strategy

Aeon starts exploration in new Walford Creek strategy

Aeon Metals has started an exploration program at its flagship Walford Creek copper-cobalt project in North-West Queensland. The targeted expansion of mineral resource estimates is one of the two pillars of Aeon’s strategy to enhance Walford Creek project economics. The second focuses on processing, with the adoption of a bulk sulphide flotation and pressure oxidative… This content is...

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May 24, 2021
QEM moves to pilot plant phase

QEM moves to pilot plant phase

QEM is advancing to pilot plant stage for its Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company is targeting the first half of the 2022 financial year for a bench-scale pilot plant to begin operations. It comes after HRL Technology Group recently completed a suite of tests designed to optimise the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil,...

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May 21, 2021
BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP is pushing ahead with a $22 million farm-in agreement for Encounter Resources’ 4500sq km Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory. Encounter managing director Will Robinson said the outcomes of a jointly designed validation program at Elliott had bolstered the potential for the discovery of large sedimentary-hosted copper deposits under shallow cover. “Copper sourced… This...

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May 20, 2021
Greater Duchess drilling starts after strong survey results

Greater Duchess drilling starts after strong survey results

Carnaby Resources has kicked off a 4000m RC drilling program targeting the Mount Birnie and Nil Desperandum prospects and other key copper targets within its Greater Duchess project in North-West Queensland . Managing director Rob Watkins said it followed an extensive Induced Polarisation (IP) geophysical survey, generating numerous chargeability anomalies of high potential. “We are… ...

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May 19, 2021
Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

AusQuest in alliance with Cannington mine owner South32 has started drilling at the Hamilton copper project in North-West Queensland. They are targeting copper-gold mineralisation similar to the deposit supporting the Ernest Henry mining operation near Cloncurry. The overall program will comprise four diamond drill-holes for about 2000m, with three holes designed to test discrete magnetic/gravity&...

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