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Aug 03, 2021
Aeris focus on building gold inventory

Aeris focus on building gold inventory

Aeris Resources is pumping another $6 million into its exploration budget at Cracow after seeing ore reserves and mineral resources there lift as a result of multiple life extension projects. Aeris acquired the Cracow gold operations and substantial tenement package, 500km north-west of Brisbane, from Evolution Mining for about $125 million in July last year…. This content is for iQ Industr...

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Aug 03, 2021
Data trawl reveals Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’

Data trawl reveals Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’

QMines is hailing new discoveries at its Mount Chalmers project, where soil data has revealed large copper and zinc anomalies – one as large as 10km long. The company said the discoveries demonstrated significant scale potential at the Central Queensland site, with multiple Mount Chalmers ‘lookalikes’ surrounding the historical mine. QMines has applied for additional… This...

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Aug 03, 2021
Coal sector’s master of opportunity

Coal sector’s master of opportunity

Contractor Mastermyne expects the restarted Cook Colliery near Blackwater to support a workforce of 180, with the bulk of the underground jobs up for grabs towards the end of the year. Recruitment is also ramping up for Sojitz Blue’s Crinum underground operation, including a program to provide opportunities for ‘clean skins’. And another major opportunity… This content is ...

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Aug 02, 2021
Tombola steaming towards production

Tombola steaming towards production

Tombola Gold says it has fast-forwarded its readiness to begin gold production after good news from project studies and last week’s granting of the Golden Mile mining lease. Mine managers Minecraft were negotiating with operational and plant contractors, the company said in an announcement today to the ASX. It said positive results from a CSA… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Aug 02, 2021
From coal to cattle, MCA showcases mine rehab

From coal to cattle, MCA showcases mine rehab

Anglo American’s Dawson Mine in Central Queensland is in the spotlight as part of a Minerals Council of Australia campaign to highlight the industry’s land rehabilitation efforts. The new phase of the More to Mining campaign features an advertisement showing a 165ha site recently rehabilitated site at the coal mine and currently used by local… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Aug 02, 2021
High hopes for standout rare earth project

High hopes for standout rare earth project

Scale rather than grade is the attraction of a very unusual rare earth deposit that explorer NorthX is preparing to drill in Central Queensland. The Peaks project near Capella is based on peralkaline rhyolite formations in the shape of three raised volcanic domes. NorthX exploration manager Stewart Parker said the only known similar deposit in… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Jul 30, 2021
Fresh funding for exploration efforts

Fresh funding for exploration efforts

Townsville-based explorer NorthX is among 16 companies to share in the latest round of Collaborative Exploration Initiative grants, with a focus on finding new economy minerals. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said NorthX would drill for in-demand new economy minerals in traditional coal country near Capella in the Central Highlands. “New economy minerals are powering the… This content is ...

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Jul 30, 2021
Bowen Coking Coal eyes Bluff mine

Bowen Coking Coal eyes Bluff mine

Bowen Coking Coal has been awarded preferred bidder status in the sale process for the mothballed Bluff open-pit coal mine. The sale of the former Carabella Resources site is being conducted by FTI Consulting as receivers and managers and controllers on behalf of mining contractor MACA. Bowen Coking Coal announced today that it had paid… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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Jul 30, 2021
New AMMA mental health initiative

New AMMA mental health initiative

Resources and energy employers have been equipped with a new tool to help tackle the industry’s distinct workforce mental health challenges, including varying rosters, remote isolation and fly-in, fly-out working arrangements.The Resources and Energy Industry Workforce Mental Health Framework is the latest initiative from Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA assisting employers in building a...

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