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Feb 23, 2021
Zenith delves deeper at Red Mountain

Zenith delves deeper at Red Mountain

Zenith Minerals has started a follow-up drill program to a depth of 400m at its Red Mountain gold project in Central Queensland. It comes after the company intersected high-grade near-surface gold in the maiden and subsequent drill programs last year. The results last year included 13m grading at 8g/t gold and 3.2g/t silver, and 15m… ...

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Feb 19, 2021
Queensland exploration riding high

Queensland exploration riding high

Strong commodity prices are expected to help fuel a continued climb in exploration spending in Queensland, after a 77 per cent rise in the past three years, a peak group says. Queensland Exploration Council chair Kim Wainwright said exploration expenditure in the state had been robust over most of the past 10 years, apart from a drop… ...

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Feb 16, 2021
New listing brings Chillagoe package to the bourse

New listing brings Chillagoe package to the bourse

R3D Resources has launched its $4.25 million public offering, boasting a portfolio of Chillagoe copper-gold assets through the acquisition of Tartana Resources. The merged company has a target listing date of March 30 and an indicative market cap of $21 million. Assets include the Tartana copper project, where re-establishing copper sulphate production using the existing… ...

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Feb 08, 2021
Report questions McArthur River impact

Report questions McArthur River impact

A new report on McArthur River Mine says sacred Indigenous sites and an important river system face irreversible damage if operations continue unabated. It highlights issues including acid build-up in waste rock that was misclassified as harmless and seepage from a tailings dam into groundwater and nearby creeks. UNSW engineering associate professor Fiona Johnson, one of the… ...

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Jan 29, 2021
Aeon builds tenements around Beauchamp find

Aeon builds tenements around Beauchamp find

Aeon Metals has snapped up further ground near the Beauchamp target in North-West Queensland after test results confirming the presence of a large, mineralised IOCG (Iron Ore Copper Gold) system. The company said the Aeon geological team was excited by the broad regional alteration observed from recent drill results and that the target stratigraphy was… ...

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Jan 29, 2021
Capricorn Copper invests in future as site ramps up

Capricorn Copper invests in future as site ramps up

Capricorn Copper has achieved production gains of about 10 per cent in the past six months as the operation ramps up to a target output of 30,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate per annum. The North West Queensland mine also installed significant pumping infrastructure recently and is working with key stakeholders on an updated tailings… ...

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Jan 28, 2021
NT deal paves way for $22b  energy development

NT deal paves way for $22b energy development

The Northern Territory Government and Sun Cable have signed a milestone agreement to advance development of the $22 billion Australia-ASEAN Power Link project. Today’s signing of the Project Development Agreement provides a roadmap for the NT Government and Sun Cable to work in partnership to finalise land tenure and commercial arrangements ahead of the project’s… ...

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Jan 25, 2021
New Century sizes up Silver King for potential mine

New Century sizes up Silver King for potential mine

New Century Resources has launched a drilling program at the high-grade Silver King deposit as it weighs up future mining opportunities at the Century site. The Silver King lead-zinc-silver deposit is 3km west of the existing Century processing plant and, along with the East Fault Block, is the subject of a development study. New Century… ...

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Jan 21, 2021
Tartana in deal to add Newcrest project to its assets

Tartana in deal to add Newcrest project to its assets

Tartana Resources is snapping up a raft of Newcrest Mining tenements as it builds its presence in the Chillagoe area. The company, which is working towards a restart of the former Tartana copper sulphate plant, has negotiated a sale and purchase agreement with Newcrest for the Bulimba project. Tartana says the EPMS cover more than… ...

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