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Sep 16, 2021
Blast off for new Orica 4D technology

Blast off for new Orica 4D technology

Orica has launched its latest bulk explosives technology at MINExpo in Las Vegas – the 4D system – for improved blast outcomes. The 4D technology promises to help users seamlessly match a greater range of explosives energy across a mine’s geology and target specific blast outcomes in real-time. By combining emulsion blended with ammonium nitrate… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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Sep 16, 2021
Current List of tenders in Central Queensland

Current List of tenders in Central Queensland

From design, supply, install and operate a parking management system by Rockhampton City Council to a water supply security strategy for Central Highlands Regional Council, here are the latest council tenders issued in Central Queensland…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Ge...

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Sep 16, 2021
Call for feedback on exploration program

Call for feedback on exploration program

The Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt has released a consultation paper on the impact of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI), which is playing an important role in uncovering new resources deposits across Australia. Responses to the consultation paper will inform an Annual Impact Assessment that measures the impact the JMEI scheme has… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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Sep 15, 2021
Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Exploration, mining and processing briefs

Updates on QCoal, Sunshine Gold, ActiveEx, QAL, Castillo Copper, GBM Resources and more in this week’s exploration, mining and processing briefs. GBM boosts coffers for gold development GBM Resources is raising $7 million in a share placement to drive its Drummond Basin gold development forward. The company said funds raised would be used to fund… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Sep 15, 2021
Winning ways on display in Battle of the Mines

Winning ways on display in Battle of the Mines

BMA Peak and Proud have retained their Clermont Battle of the Mines title in an event that drew about 800-1000 people over the weekend. Krissy and Nick Vaalepu The Grosvenor Gators took out the women’s event while husband and wife Nick Vaalepu and Krissy Vaalepu each were named player of the carnival in the men’s… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ...

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Sep 15, 2021
Exploring for the Future data flowing

Exploring for the Future data flowing

New airborne electromagnetic data from the Exploring for the Future program is providing a snapshot of the geology of an area of Australia almost as large as France. Geoscience Australia recently undertook a large airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey throughout parts of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia as part of the $225 million… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Sep 15, 2021
Drill campaign targets Tartana copper

Drill campaign targets Tartana copper

R3D Resources has secured the services of Queensland-based Associated Exploration Drillers for work at its Tartana copper project after border restrictions locked out another contractor. The company is launching a drilling campaign to test the priority copper targets represented by large IP anomalies immediately to the east and north of the Tartana open pit, in… This content is for iQ Indus...

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Sep 15, 2021
Boost for Stanwell hydrogen export plans

Boost for Stanwell hydrogen export plans

Queensland generator Stanwell and Japan’s largest hydrogen supplier, Iwatani Corporation, will conduct a $10.4 million feasibility study into the development of a large-scale renewable hydrogen facility in Gladstone. ARENA is providing up to $2.17 million towards the study – which has also drawn support from a broader consortium of Japanese and domestic partners. These include… This c...

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Sep 15, 2021
Thumbs up for value in new Century mining operations

Thumbs up for value in new Century mining operations

Feasibility work has demonstrated a ‘compelling value proposition’ for mining the Silver King and East Fault Block deposits at the Century site, New Century Resources says. A final investment decision is expected early next year, allowing the progression to first processed ore in the first quarter of 2023. The new sites could be brought online… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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