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Apr 16, 2021
Vanadium proponent to build battery electrolyte plant

Vanadium proponent to build battery electrolyte plant

Vecco Group has made the final investment decision to construct a $25 million vanadium battery electrolyte manufacturing plant in Brisbane. The company holds the Debella vanadium and HPA (high purity alumina) project north of Julia Creek in North-West Queensland, which it aims to bring online to feed the plant in about two years. The manufacturing… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
Leap forward for Multicom vanadium plans

Leap forward for Multicom vanadium plans

Multicom Resources’ Saint Elmo vanadium project, east of Julia Creek, has received Federal environmental approval. The project is expected to directly employ about 200 people during the construction phase and more than 150 people in initial operations, with more positions to come as it scales up. Queensland Resources Minister Scott Stewart said he welcomed the… ...

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Apr 08, 2021
QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM backs solar, wind studies to advance green hydrogen plan

QEM is pushing ahead with a green hydrogen proposal for its Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project, engaging specialists to look into potential wind and solar power generation at the site. DNV Australia has been engaged to undertake a pre-feasibility study into power generation from solar and wind farms, as part of the broader… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM is looking into green hydrogen opportunities at its flagship Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company said it would investigate the financial and regulatory requirements to produce hydrogen using a “green” solar-powered electrolyser. It expected that the hydrogen would initially be used as a support to the energy needs… ...

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Feb 20, 2021
Forum told vanadium is a stand-out critical mineral

Forum told vanadium is a stand-out critical mineral

Battery metal vanadium’s potential to contribute to the state economy was mapped out at a Queensland Exploration Council technical forum titled ‘Exploration Initiatives for the Future’, held in Brisbane. Vanadium’s properties as a battery metal lends itself to the development of large-scale storage suitable for wind and solar farms.  There are several players in the space… ...

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Oct 30, 2020
Spotlight on Queensland’s critical minerals might

Spotlight on Queensland’s critical minerals might

A raft of Queensland projects targeting critical minerals such as vanadium, graphite and cobalt are being promoted in an Association of Mining and Exploration Companies initiative. AMEC has compiled an investment opportunities document to pique investor and company interests in the critical minerals sector domestically and internationally. The document contains project information for a range̷...

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Oct 27, 2020
Positive study results for  $220m vanadium project

Positive study results for $220m vanadium project

Horizon Minerals has announced positive prefeasibility study results for a proposed $220 million vanadium mine in North West Queensland. The study was completed for the Richmond – Julia Creek vanadium joint venture project, based on shallow open-pit mining over an initial life of 20 years. It was focused on the Lilyvale deposit within that project,… ...

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Sep 18, 2020
Testing time at a Julia Creek dual commodity play

Testing time at a Julia Creek dual commodity play

Vanadium and oil shale junior miner QEM is progressing towards a pre-feasibility study at its Julia Creek Project between Townsville and Mount Isa in North West Queensland. The company was expanding its testing parameters to come up with an optimum processing path said QEM Managing Director Gavin Loyden. It would be conducted at HRL Technology Group… ...

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Aug 11, 2020
Promising vanadium tests for QEM’s Julia Creek project

Promising vanadium tests for QEM’s Julia Creek project

QEM says it is seeing impressive vanadium extraction results from test work at its flagship Julia Creek project. The project hosts oil shale resources as well as vanadium, so the company has been working to fine tune efficient extraction of both commodities to maximise the value of operations there. QEM said today the latest extraction… ...

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