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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… ...

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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… ...

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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… ...

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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…. ...

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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&#...

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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… ...

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May 07, 2020
Queensland geoscientists defy national jobs plunge

Queensland geoscientists defy national jobs plunge

Queensland has bucked the trend in jobs as the latest Australian Institute of Geoscientists survey shows a deterioration in employment nationwide in the first three months of 2020. Unemployment among Australia’s geoscientists increased to 10 per cent at the end of March, compared to 7.3 per cent at the end of the 2019 December quarter…. ...

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May 06, 2020
Shot in the arm for Queensland exploration

Shot in the arm for Queensland exploration

The State Government is backing Queensland’s explorers with a multi-million-dollar COVID-19 survival package including relief on a range of costs and initiatives to spark new opportunities. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham described exploration as the lifeblood of the resources sector, one of the strongest-performing sectors of the economy during the COVID-19 crisis. Mines Minister Anthony… ...

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May 06, 2020
Shot in the arm for Queensland exploration

Shot in the arm for Queensland exploration

The State Government is backing Queensland’s explorers with a multi-million-dollar COVID-19 survival package including relief on a range of costs and initiatives to spark new opportunities. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham described exploration as the lifeblood of the resources sector, one of the strongest-performing sectors of the economy during the COVID-19 crisis. Mines Minister Anthony… ...

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