fbpx

sub-GEO

May 14, 2020
Gas country tenders open to fire up exploration

Gas country tenders open to fire up exploration

The State Government has opened 12 parcels of land covering more than 6700sq km to tender for gas exploration. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today said the land, in the resource-rich Bowen and Surat basins, was in proven highly prospective regions. “This is about keeping exploration moving in Queensland to support our post COVID-19 economic… ...

Read More
May 13, 2020
Rock reveals promise in Zenith’s new Snook prospect

Rock reveals promise in Zenith’s new Snook prospect

Sampling at Zenith Minerals’ new Snook prospect has returned highly encouraging base metal and gold values, up to 7.58 per cent copper and 0.48 g/t gold. The new copper prospect was identified 30km south of Zenith’s current JORC resources at the Develin Creek copper-zinc-gold project, west of Rockhampton. Initial geological reconnaissance mapping and soil sampling… ...

Read More
May 12, 2020
New Hope Group chief executive officer set to retire

New Hope Group chief executive officer set to retire

New Hope Group chief executive officer and managing director Shane Stephan is standing down. Mr Stephan has worked in Queensland’s coal industry for four decades and was appointed CEO of New Hope Group in February 2014. His tenure will end on 31 August 2020 marking six-and-a half years in the role. Among those to mark… ...

Read More
May 12, 2020
Hammer hard at work on  exploration campaigns

Hammer hard at work on exploration campaigns

Hammer Metals plans a diamond drilling campaign in June on ‘compelling’ targets at the Shadow and Toby prospects within the JOGMEC joint venture project. Managing director Daniel Thomas said the first program of the $6 million JOGMEC JV had positioned Hammer for success in 2020 with the definition of a number highly prospective copper/gold drill… ...

Read More
May 12, 2020
Beefed up resource figure for Galalar silica sand site

Beefed up resource figure for Galalar silica sand site

The total mineral resource for Diatreme’s Galalar silica sand project on Cape York has received a 25 per cent boost to 47.5 million tonnes. Diatreme says it aims to progress to mining as soon as possible against a background of strong demand from Asian markets. “This is a pleasing outcome for Galalar and highlights the… ...

Read More
May 11, 2020
Castillo keen to fast-track Mount Oxide drilling

Castillo keen to fast-track Mount Oxide drilling

Castillo Copper is keen to fast-track drilling at the Arya prospect and Big One deposit within its Mount Oxide project in North West Queensland. Several drilling contractors are being invited to submit quotes to run the twin RC drilling campaigns, the company says. It says the application to progress the drilling campaigns will be filed… ...

Read More
May 11, 2020
Zenith gets drilling at ‘compelling’ gold target

Zenith gets drilling at ‘compelling’ gold target

Zenith Minerals has kicked off its maiden drill program at the Red Mountain gold project in Queensland. The company says the 10 RC hole program will test compelling new gold target generated by Zenith’s exploration team. The Red Mountain gold-silver project is located within about 100km of operating gold mines at Cracow and Mount Rawdon…. ...

Read More
May 08, 2020
‘World’s Best Mine Finder’ dies at 92

‘World’s Best Mine Finder’ dies at 92

The exploration geologist known for discovering 17 major mineral deposits and co-authoring the Lowell Guilbert Model died in Arizona this week aged 92. J. David Lowell’s discoveries included La Escondida in Chile, which was developed into the world’s largest copper mine, and the nearby Zaldivar-Escondida Norte orebody. His 50-plus published articles included the paper co-authored with&#...

Read More
May 08, 2020
Como enlisted as Ausmex weighs up processing options

Como enlisted as Ausmex weighs up processing options

Ausmex has brought Como Engineers onboard to help weigh up its processing options as it pushes ahead with plans to start producing gold by the end of the year. The company plans to establish a Cloncurry mining hub with multiple pits centred on the Mount Freda and Golden Mile gold projects. The operations would employ… ...

Read More
Menu