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Jan 18, 2021
‘Spectacular’ high-grade gold results from NQ project

‘Spectacular’ high-grade gold results from NQ project

Superior Resources has announced ‘spectacular’ results from recent drilling at the Steam Engine gold project in North Queensland, with grades as high as 184g/tonne gold. The Stage 2 drilling results will be incorporated into the planned pre-feasibility study, set to begin immediately after expected finalisation of the project’s scoping study in early February 2021. They po...

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Jan 18, 2021
Biddle to lead march on Alpha torbanite project

Biddle to lead march on Alpha torbanite project

Greenvale Mining has appointed experienced Australian mining executive Neil Biddle as managing director, tasked with overseeing plans to fast-track development of Alpha project in Central Queensland. The company describes Alpha as the only remaining deposit of torbanite – a mineral that contains up to 650 litres of hydrocarbons per tonne – in Australia. The project lies  50km south o...

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Jan 18, 2021
Mining towns COVID-19 safe and jobs ready

Mining towns COVID-19 safe and jobs ready

COVID-19 has shown up the strength of having mining communities. There were dozens of mining towns in Queensland in the first decades of last century. Much of the recent demand for workers has been taken up by FIFO services. Remaining mining towns can be named on one hand including Mount Isa, Cloncurry and Weipa. Mount Isa Mayor Cr Danielle Slade won office last year on the eve of the pa...

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Jan 14, 2021
High-grade drill results continue at Camel Creek

High-grade drill results continue at Camel Creek

Results from drilling completed last month at the Camel Creek gold project have extended and confirmed the excellent resource potential in the area, says Great Northern Minerals. The company has received all assay results from recent aircore and reverse circulation drilling at the North Queensland project and says planning for a larger scale drilling program to test for extensions at depth and...

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Jan 14, 2021
Yandan gold project sale finalised

Yandan gold project sale finalised

GBM Resources has completed its acquisition of the Yandan gold project from copper-gold producer Aeris Resources. Aeris receives $3 million in GBM shares (at $0.135 per share) and a 1.5 per cent Net Smelter Royalty on the first 300,000 oz of gold equivalent mined from the Yandan tenements. The company has also subscribed for a placement of $1 million of shares in GBM at $0.135 per share. ...

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Jan 13, 2021
Progress on underground plans at Mount Carbine

Progress on underground plans at Mount Carbine

Mount Carbine owner EQ Resources is advancing preparations to reopen the 430m long historical decline at the Far North Queensland tungsten mine. The company says it has received the green light from the Department of Environment and Science to allow underground sampling and exploration. “This is another positive step towards our aim of being a pre-eminent tungsten producer in Australia,&#...

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Jan 13, 2021
Tartana ready to open new chapter in 2021

Tartana ready to open new chapter in 2021

A company developing a raft of Chillagoe region base and precious metal projects is set for a back-door listing on the ASX early this year. Tartana Resources is looking to revive copper sulphate production at the Tartana plant previously run by Solomon Mines and is investigating other resources in the region to underpin a long-term business. Suspended company R3D Global is expected to provi...

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Jan 11, 2021
Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo Copper has released what it describes as ‘game changing’ assay results confirming a major copper discovery at Big One deposit. The latest results significantly extend known mineralisation and clearly confirm there is a high-grade, shallow scalable copper system at the North West Queensland site, the company says. It is accelerating development plans for the deposit, wit...

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Jan 08, 2021
Queensland faces three-day COVID lockdown

Queensland faces three-day COVID lockdown

Brisbane is in a three-day lockdown in an effort to stop the spread of the highly contagious UK strain of COVID-19. Until 6pm Monday, people in the local government areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Redlands and Logan will be required to stay at home except: to attend work if you can’t work from home;to buy essentials like groceries and medicine;look after the vulnerable; andexerci...

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