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Nov 06, 2019
Great Northern details drill plans for NQ gold sites

Great Northern details drill plans for NQ gold sites

The newly branded Great Northern Minerals says it will carry out 2000m of RC and diamond drilling from this month at its Big Rush and Golden Cup projects in North Queensland. The first priority will be Big Rush, where drilling will focus on the historic mine’s Central Pit. GNM (formerly Greenpower Energy) said the standard… ...

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Oct 28, 2019
Zenith zeroes in on Red Mountain gold potential

Zenith zeroes in on Red Mountain gold potential

Zenith Minerals is undertaking a capital raising of up to $1.95 million to fund further exploration in Central Queensland and at its Split Rocks project in WA. “The recent strong gold results from our 100 per cent owned Split Rocks in the Forrestania belt and Red Mountain in Queensland warrant immediate follow up, along with… ...

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Oct 28, 2019
Golden Ant drilling to kick off next month

Golden Ant drilling to kick off next month

Greenpower Energy is preparing for its maiden drill campaign at the Golden Ant gold projects north-east of Townsville. Permitting and approvals were in place and the first drill program was planned to commence in November, the company said. The work will include the three former mine sites of Big Rush, Camel Creek and Golden Cup…. ...

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Oct 24, 2019
Top gun goes deep at Pajingo

Top gun goes deep at Pajingo

There’s another top gun in the Queensland hardrock mining industry. Pit N Portal is venturing into Queensland underground mining on the back of expansion investment at Minjar Gold’s Pajingo operation near Charters Towers. The company has an existing relationship with Minjar Gold at its Marvel Loch operation in Western Australia.  The foray into underground mining… ...

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Oct 24, 2019
Pajingo gathers speed

Pajingo gathers speed

Development at one of the most understated gold mines in Australia mining folklore is gathering speed. Pajingo may soon wear another moniker like ‘Old Faithful’ as it enters its second phase operation which could be decades in the reckoning. The operation south of Charters Towers has yielded more than 2.7 million ounces of gold in… ...

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Oct 08, 2019
Evolution backs Great Southern Mining survey campaign

Evolution backs Great Southern Mining survey campaign

Great Southern Mining has commissioned US-based contractor SpecTIR to undertake an airborne hyperspectral imagery survey over Edinburgh Park and Johnnycake project areas in North Queensland. The survey has been commissioned in partnership with Mount Carlton gold mine owner Evolution Mining, who will be funding half of the costs under a data sharing arrangement. “Evolution presented… ...

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Oct 07, 2019
Joint venture chips away on Horn Island gold potential

Joint venture chips away on Horn Island gold potential

Alice Queen has completed a soil and rock chip geochemical sampling program across its Horn island gold project under the new joint venture with St Barbara. Assay results are expected within the next month. However Alice Queen says sampling of quartz vein outcrops has shown encouraging signs of a potential extension of the hydrothermal system… ...

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Oct 05, 2019
Ausmex sights set on 2020 gold start

Ausmex sights set on 2020 gold start

Ausmex Mining says it is committed to fast-tracking the Mt Freda complex into production in 2020 as high-grade gold results continue to roll in from its drill program. The company aims to release a maiden JORC resources estimate for the combined Mount Freda complex and Golden Mile projects near Cloncurry by late November. It will… ...

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Sep 21, 2019
Full steam ahead for Pajingo’s new decline

Full steam ahead for Pajingo’s new decline

The box cut is complete for the new Lynne decline at the Minjar Gold’s Pajingo mine, 50km south of Charters Towers. The project to access the Lynne ore body takes the site down the path towards its ‘Pajingo 2.0’ transition plan. General manager – Pajingo operations Kerry Payne shared an update and video footage of… ...

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