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Apr 20, 2020
‘Big Foot’ makes large impression on Eloise JV

‘Big Foot’ makes large impression on Eloise JV

The Eloise joint venture reports a large, highly conductive electromagnetic response at its new ‘Big Foot’ target in the Cloncurry region. Joint venture partner Minotaur Exploration described the results as highly encouraging, especially given the large size of Big Foot relative to the nearby Electra and Iris copper-gold mineralised systems. The 2020 field season was… ...

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Apr 20, 2020
PepinNini keen for quick start on Gilded Rose mine

PepinNini keen for quick start on Gilded Rose mine

PepinNini Lithium hopes to start mining at the Gilded Rose gold project near Cloncurry in 2021 after agreeing to purchase the mine from Ausmex. The $4 million deal is for 100 per cent of the project, which includes four gold mining leases, one exploration licence and a carbon in pulp processing plant (pictured). The plant,… ...

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Apr 18, 2020
Call for COVID-19 relief for Queensland’s explorers

Call for COVID-19 relief for Queensland’s explorers

Queensland explorers are being overlooked in efforts to support industry in the COVID-19 crisis, threatening the state’s mining project pipeline, a peak body warns. Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) Queensland manager Kate Dickson said explorers operating in Queensland were not seeing the sort of blanket mineral industry assistance measures being implemented in some… ...

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Apr 17, 2020
Edinburgh Park surveys reveal large gold targets

Edinburgh Park surveys reveal large gold targets

Great Southern Mining has identified large epithermal gold targets at its Edinburgh Park project, adjacent to the Mount Carlton mining operation in North Queensland. The results emerged after a cofunding, data-sharing agreement with Mount Carlton owner Evolution Mining to undertake regional airborne hyperspectral imagery surveys over the area. Great Southern says the hyperspectral results and̷...

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Apr 16, 2020
Explorers anticipate major spending cuts

Explorers anticipate major spending cuts

A Queensland resources sector survey shows 81 per cent of explorers expect to cut expenditure over the next three months. And more than 67 per cent expect those cuts in spending to be more than 25 per cent. The results came from a Queensland Exploration Council survey, answered by 43 members, regarding the impact of… ...

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Apr 15, 2020
Zenith adds to Queensland gold assets

Zenith adds to Queensland gold assets

Zenith Minerals has secured its second gold project within the same region as Evolution Mining’s Cracow and Mount Rawdon mines in southern Queensland. The company has been granted a new exploration permit for the Flanagans project, 70km north-east of its Red Mountain gold project. It says historical exploration activity in the area has demonstrated a… ...

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Apr 07, 2020
New AusIMM president announced

New AusIMM president announced

GHD executive Dave Clark has been elected to the role of AusIMM president for 2021, succeeding Janine Herzig. He is due to commence his term in January 2021.  Mr Clark is a senior technical director geotechnical (mining) engineering, and market development leader with GHD Advisory.  Mr Clark has almost 28 years’ experience in the resources sector, including 10 years of site-based work primarily wi...

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Apr 07, 2020
GSQ and UQ webinars and workshops

GSQ and UQ webinars and workshops

Registrations are now open for the first in a series of collaborative GSQ and UQ Sustainable Minerals Institute webinars and workshops. Date and time: 3:30pm Thursday 9 April 2020 Topic: Northwest Mineral Province – update on Deposit Atlas and other compilation datasets. NW Mineral Province Deposit Atlas entries have now been made for many of the major… ...

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Apr 06, 2020
Briggs still on the boil for Canterbury Resources

Briggs still on the boil for Canterbury Resources

Canterbury Resources says it is making ‘encouraging progress’ at the Briggs copper project, 50km inland from Gladstone. The company said planning for the next phase of exploration was well advanced and would include substantial diamond drilling. But the timing and implementation of field activity is expected to be impacted by restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak…. ...

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