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May 24, 2021
Winds of change for Hurricane gold tenements

Winds of change for Hurricane gold tenements

New Energy Minerals plans to kick off an exploration campaign as soon as possible after taking on the Hurricane gold and antimony project in Far North Queensland. The company has a conditional agreement to acquire project owner Placer Gold, subject to shareholder approval. It is also about to launch a capital raising of $5 million… ...

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May 24, 2021
Arrest after Carmichael protest action

Arrest after Carmichael protest action

A Victorian man is due to face Mackay Magistrates Court on multiple charges on June 8 after a protest action on a Carmichael rail construction site north-west of Clermont. Police said the 23-year-old man faced counts of trespass, contravene direction or requirement, use dangerous attachment device to cause halt to operation of plant or equipment,… ...

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May 24, 2021
Step forward for $1.3b Dysart coal proposal

Step forward for $1.3b Dysart coal proposal

A $1.3 billion Dysart coal project set to generate 1000 jobs in construction and 500 in peak operation has entered the next stage in the approvals process. Public submissions opened this week (May 24) on the Environmental Impact Statement for BMA’s Saraji East project. The project would see a new underground coal mine developed adjacent… ...

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May 24, 2021
QEM moves to pilot plant phase

QEM moves to pilot plant phase

QEM is advancing to pilot plant stage for its Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company is targeting the first half of the 2022 financial year for a bench-scale pilot plant to begin operations. It comes after HRL Technology Group recently completed a suite of tests designed to optimise the… ...

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May 24, 2021
Drilling underway at Hillalong coal project

Drilling underway at Hillalong coal project

Bowen Coking Coal has kicked off a drilling campaign of up to 11 exploration holes at its Hillalong project. ...

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May 22, 2021
Winners revealed in 2021 RIN Awards

Winners revealed in 2021 RIN Awards

Some of the Mackay region’s most resourceful businesses have been recognised at the 2021 Resource Industry Network (RIN) Awards. Resource Industry Network chair David Hartigan said the awards night (Friday, May 21) was a huge success, with more than 300 in attendance at the MECC to celebrate the people, the innovation, and the successes of… ...

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May 21, 2021
BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP opts into $22m farm-in for NT copper project

BHP is pushing ahead with a $22 million farm-in agreement for Encounter Resources’ 4500sq km Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory. Encounter managing director Will Robinson said the outcomes of a jointly designed validation program at Elliott had bolstered the potential for the discovery of large sedimentary-hosted copper deposits under shallow cover. “Copper sourced… ...

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May 21, 2021
Thumbs up for Glencore’s welding training program

Thumbs up for Glencore’s welding training program

A new welder competency training program developed by Glencore Coal Assets Australia has been welcomed by Australia’s governing body for welding. Glencore’s asset management team created the new program to improve consistency among fabricators, boilermakers and third party repairers across their coaI operations. Reliability engineer Garry Horner said there were several standards that c...

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May 21, 2021
New owners reveal Millennium restart plans

New owners reveal Millennium restart plans

New owners have enlisted Coal Augering Services to kick off coal production at the Mavis Downs and Millennium site, due to recommence operations in July. A joint venture of M Resources and Stanmore Coal (now known as Stanmore Resources) have an agreement to acquire the mothballed assets from Peabody Energy for an upfront payment of… ...

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