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May 27, 2020
Incitec Pivot fined over sulphuric acid spill

Incitec Pivot fined over sulphuric acid spill

Incitec Pivot says it has implemented a raft of measures to prevent further spills after a sulphuric acid release which saw a subsidiary fined $45,000. The company holds an environmental authority authorising mining, chemical manufacturing, extracting and screening in the Mount Isa region. It pleaded guilty to two charges of contravening a condition of an… ...

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May 27, 2020
Register for critical minerals seminar

Register for critical minerals seminar

Queensland’s potential as a source of critical minerals is being put under the microscope this week. A Geological Survey of Queensland virtual seminar is being led by Professor Rick Valenta from the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute who said the group of minerals were under-explored. “It is now well established that modern economies will… ...

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May 26, 2020
Rich in rail returns

Rich in rail returns

Activity around the north west Queensland town of Richmond is a symbol of investment into the Great Northern Railway line this financial year according to peak industry body, Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone, or MITEZ There’d been noticeably more activity along the MITEZ corridor since the finish of the wet season with work crews carrying… ...

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May 25, 2020
Hong Kong company seals the deal on Gilded Rose

Hong Kong company seals the deal on Gilded Rose

Hong Kong company Jin Resources has acquired the Gilded Rose project in a $4 million deal that will fuel vendor Ausmex’s bid to bring its Cloncurry gold hub online this year. Completion of the sale was announced this morning, with Ausmex saying it had already received $2.5 million in upfront cash payments for the ‘non-core… ...

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May 23, 2020
Aurukun bauxite plans still in motion for Glencore

Aurukun bauxite plans still in motion for Glencore

Glencore is continuing to progress work on plans for an open-cut bauxite mine on Cape York with the potential to employ up to 350 people in construction and about 400 in its operation. The Aurukun Bauxite Project is in the feasibility stage and the company is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for submission to the… ...

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May 21, 2020
PepinNini pulls out of Cloncurry gold mine deal

PepinNini pulls out of Cloncurry gold mine deal

PepinNini Lithium has pulled out of a $4 million deal to buy the Gilded Rose gold project near Cloncurry. Subject to undertaking due diligence on the Ausmex-owned project, the parties had been unable to reach agreement to proceed further with the sale and the term sheet was terminated by mutual consent, PepinNini directors announced. It comes… ...

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May 20, 2020
Superior raises cash to back NQ gold project

Superior raises cash to back NQ gold project

Superior Resources has launched a $1.18 million capital raising to back a scoping study for its Steam Engine gold deposit in North Queensland. It comes after an announcement early this month that it had upgraded the mineral resource estimate by about 11 per cent for deposit, which lies within its Greenvale project. The two-tranche placement and… ...

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May 19, 2020
JESI gets global boost

JESI gets global boost

A Townsville start-up which developed technology solutions to help manage remote area workers has been given a global boost. Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of connected vehicle technologies, has announced its partnership with the remote worker management solutions company JESI. JESI provides Fleet Complete customers with mobile technology that provides real-time responses and rapid̷...

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May 15, 2020
Sconi study delivers new nickel and cobalt targets

Sconi study delivers new nickel and cobalt targets

Australian Mines has identified 14 new nickel and cobalt exploration target areas within and adjacent to its Sconi project, near Greenvale in North Queensland. Managing director Benjamin Bell said the company’s primary focus remained on securing binding offtake and financing agreements for Sconi. However the new targets showed there was still a lot that it… ...

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