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Oct 20, 2020
Nominations called for Geotech of The Year

Nominations called for Geotech of The Year

The Bowen Basin Underground Geotechnical society has called for nominations for Geotechnical Practitioner of Year 2020. Nomination criteria:Practicing Geotechnical Engineer who has significantly contributed to the discipline through their involvement in one or more of the following areas: Advancement in the field of geotechnical engineeringPresenting at BBUGS meetingsAttendance at BBUGS mee...

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Oct 20, 2020
Aeon explores new Mount Isa region targets

Aeon explores new Mount Isa region targets

Aeon Metals has started drilling at the Beauchamp target, about 100km west of Mount Isa. The company attracted a $200,000 Collaborative Exploration Initiative grant for the work and says Beauchamp has clear similarities with the geophysical signatures of a number of world-class Iron-Oxide-Copper-Gold (IOCG) deposits, including Ernest Henry. A diamond drill hole (with an RC collar) is underw...

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Oct 19, 2020
GBM continues to build gold assets around Mount Coolon

GBM continues to build gold assets around Mount Coolon

GBM Resources is continuing to build on its Drummond Basin gold strategy by snapping up the Yandan gold project in the same region as its flagship Mount Coolon asset. At the same time it has announced completion of conditional placement to raise $5.4 million. The company has recently highlighted its intention to build a 1 million-oz-plus resource base within a 70km radius of Mount Coolon th...

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Oct 19, 2020
Thomson tests the ground for Chillagoe deal

Thomson tests the ground for Chillagoe deal

Thomson Resources is due to kick off a soil auger drilling program west of Chillagoe from this week in preliminary explorations for its planned Queensland Gold Project acquisition. The project comprises six EPMs (Exploration Permit for Minerals), five ofwhich are granted, in an area near the Mungana, Red Dome and King Vol mining operations. The company says 10 prospects have been prioritise...

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Oct 18, 2020
Webinar to cover Surat Gas Project opportunities

Webinar to cover Surat Gas Project opportunities

Arrow Energy is holding a webinar on Monday, October 19, from 4pm on contracting and supply opportunities for its Surat Gas Project. The company announced in April that it had sanctioned the first phase of its $10 billion Surat Gas Project in southern Queensland. It is expected to create 200 construction jobs during phase one, with a further 800 construction and operating roles over the lif...

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Oct 17, 2020
Minotaur keen on Charters Towers opportunities

Minotaur keen on Charters Towers opportunities

Minotaur Exploration has underlined its interest in building its presence in the Charters Towers region in an annual report released this week. Late last year Minotaur Exploration bought out its joint venture partner to acquire the Windsor base metals project south of Charters Towers outright. And it reached a deal in August with Avira Resources to acquire the Pyramid tenement package, with...

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Oct 16, 2020
Speciality Metals in studies for underground mine

Speciality Metals in studies for underground mine

Speciality Metals is re-assaying historical drill core in work towards a potential underground mine at Mount Carbine. And it has started talks with he Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and contractors setting out detailed planning for reopening the decline at the site for further underground testing. A total of 154 intercepts from 43 historic drill holes outline veining exte...

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Oct 15, 2020
New results back Steam Engine northern stretch

New results back Steam Engine northern stretch

Six holes drilled to test a potential extension to the Steam Engine gold lode have come up trumps for Superior Resources. Strong assay results from the latest drilling at northern end of the lode extended gold mineralisation a further 150m along strike, the company said. “Although the latest batch of assays represent just six holes, these are the most significant results received so far f...

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Oct 14, 2020
Here’s the drill on new training offerings

Here’s the drill on new training offerings

The Australian Drilling Industry Association has launched two new courses to give non-drillers a better handle on aspects of the industry. The two online offerings that kicked off last month focus on exploration drilling and geotechnical drilling, following on from an existing course in waterwell drilling for project managers, according to ADIA chief executive officer Peter Hall. “These c...

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