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Jul 23, 2021
Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Brad Miller came onboard as principal geologist/manager at Gnomic Exploration Services in March, hitting the ground during an extremely busy time for the business. He joins iQ Industry Queensland for a Q&A update. Q: Tell us a bit about your early life and what drew you to become a geologist? BM: I grew up in the Barossa Valley,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jul 23, 2021
Early Gilberton gold results promising

Early Gilberton gold results promising

ActivEX has reported promising drilling results from its Gilberton gold project, in the Georgetown area about 300km west-northwest of Townsville. A drilling program of 31 holes for a total of 1881m was carried out at the project’s Mount Hogan and Spilt Rock tenements. Assays returned from the first three of those holes have returned significant… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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Jul 22, 2021
R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources will plunge into a drilling program at the former Tartana copper operation near Chillagoe, targeting extensive mineralisation under the old open pit, after a relisting on the ASX this week. The company also aims to restart copper sulphate production at the site, potentially in early 2022, to provide an ongoing cash flow. R3D… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 22, 2021
Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Carnaby Resources says its Nil Desperandum prospect in North West Queensland is developing as a very significant copper-gold deposit with economic potential. A recently commenced RC and diamond drilling program at Nil Desperandum has continued to intersect impressive broad zones of copper-gold mineralisation, the company said. Samples to date are being prepared to be dispatched… This conten...

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Jul 21, 2021
Barkly region mineral results shine

Barkly region mineral results shine

Resource companies are seeing some very promising results in Tennant Creek and the broader Barkly region, supported by new geoscience data and exploration grants, the Northern Territory Government says. The government in April announced that from July 1, 2022, funding for the Resourcing the Territory initiative would be increased from $6.5 million to $9.5 million… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Jul 21, 2021
Quarterly update from Cannington

Quarterly update from Cannington

South32’s Cannington mine in North-West Queensland saw a 14 per cent lift in payable zinc equivalent production in the past financial year to 380,200 tonnes. In its quarterly report, the company said strong underground mine performance had allowed it to fast-track a higher-grade mining sequence, which was extracted in the June quarter. Silver, lead and… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Jul 21, 2021
Help to bring new products to mining market

Help to bring new products to mining market

Rockhampton’s SmartHub is teaming up with the mining industry to help local businesses bring their ideas to the market. The CQ Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Accelerator Program will offer local small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) the chance to commercialise innovative solutions for the mining sector. The project is supported by the Queensland… This content is for iQ I...

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Jul 21, 2021
Capital projects on a roll at Capricorn Copper

Capital projects on a roll at Capricorn Copper

29Metals has outlined a raft of capital projects rolling out at its Capricorn Copper site in North-West Queensland, as its quarterly report shows a lift in copper production. Surface works associated with a new exhaust ventilation shaft at the Esperanza South deposit have commenced, with commissioning scheduled for 2022. Meanwhile the company said it was… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Jul 20, 2021
CopperString on track for greatness says proponent

CopperString on track for greatness says proponent

The CopperString 2.0 power project offers a transformation akin to the effects of the Great Northern Railway, which transports billions worth of minerals and metals for export each year, proponent CuString says. The project was on track to be “shovel-ready” by October with the continuing support of the State and Federal Governments and was expected… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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