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May 19, 2021
Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

AusQuest in alliance with Cannington mine owner South32 has started drilling at the Hamilton copper project in North-West Queensland. They are targeting copper-gold mineralisation similar to the deposit supporting the Ernest Henry mining operation near Cloncurry. The overall program will comprise four diamond drill-holes for about 2000m, with three holes designed to test discrete magnetic/gravity&...

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Mar 04, 2021
Cannington bus on offer for community work

Cannington bus on offer for community work

South32 Cannington is seeking expressions of interest from community groups in McKinlay or Cloncurry shires to put an old work bus to good use. The 10-year-old Mitsubishi 25-seater was previously used to transport members of Cannington’s workforce from the mine’s accommodation village to operational areas. The mine recently purchased a new bus, which opened up… ...

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Feb 23, 2021
Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Researchers are tracking a hawksbill turtle nicknamed ‘Cannington’ as miner South32 supports an initiative to help the endangered species. South32 Cannington mine has teamed up with Reef HQ Volunteers Association, James Cook University researchers and the Queensland Government for the project. A satellite tracking device was attached to the turtle in late January by researchers… ...

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Feb 05, 2021
South32 coal expansion plans blocked

South32 coal expansion plans blocked

South32’s planned $956 million project to extend the life of the Dendrobium coal mine in New South Wales has been blocked by that state’s Independent Planning Commission. CFMEU Mining and Energy has described the decision as a blow to South Coast mineworkers, and says it will consult with members and stakeholders about next steps.  “Dendrobium mine… ...

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Jan 21, 2021
South32 turns its back on Eagle Downs coal project

South32 turns its back on Eagle Downs coal project

South32 has decided against going ahead with further development of the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project near Moranbah. The announcement follows completion of a feasibility study on the project last quarter. “While the study indicated the potential for a long-life operation, the expected returns do not currently support the allocation of capital in accordance with… ...

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Nov 09, 2020
South32 Cannington renews Fire sponsorship

South32 Cannington renews Fire sponsorship

South32 Cannington has renewed its sponsorship of JCU Townsville Fire for this season’s Women’s National Basketball League championship. The 2020 WNBL season gets under way on November 11, with JCU Townsville Fire tipping off against Perth Lynx in Mackay. The season is following a revised format due to COVID-19, with all 60 games played during… ...

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Nov 03, 2020
Counting Cannington’s local contribution

Counting Cannington’s local contribution

South32 Cannington spent more than $2 million with local suppliers over the past year and has committed to do even more to increase local procurement and support local business where possible in the future. South32 Cannington was proud to have to helped lend some support by spending $2.2 million with suppliers in McKinlay and Cloncurry… ...

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Oct 26, 2020
Alliance partners agree to more work at Hamilton

Alliance partners agree to more work at Hamilton

South32 and AusQuest have agreed to further drilling at the Hamilton copper project, about 120km south of the world-class Cannington silver-lead mine. AusQuest announced today it had completed assessment of assay results from a recent drilling program at Hamilton, which is subject to a StrategicAlliance Agreement (SAA) with South32. It said key parameters (potassic and… ...

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Oct 19, 2020
Eagle Downs decision due by end of 2020

Eagle Downs decision due by end of 2020

Central Queensland should know the future of the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project near Moranbah within three months. In its quarterly report today South32 said it remained on-track to consider a final investment decision with its joint venture partner by the end of this calendar year. Eagle Downs is a large metallurgical coal development project… ...

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