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Oct 18, 2021
Camel Creek shines in latest assays

Camel Creek shines in latest assays

Great Northern Minerals is building a clearer picture of gold mineralisation at Camel Creek, with new assay results including 1m grading at 105.46 g/t gold. The company has received the one-metre results from the recently completed reverse circulation drilling program at Camel Creek, which comprised a total of 15 holes for 3262m of drilling, with… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Oct 08, 2021
Crane barge to beef up bauxite mine’s capability

Crane barge to beef up bauxite mine’s capability

Metro Mining is boosting export capabilities at its Cape York bauxite operations with the arrival of floating crane barge, TSA Skardon. It means Metro will be able to load Capesize vessels, with capacity of 180,000 metric tonnes, for customers of its Bauxite Hills ore. The strategy is hoped to counter the high freight rates currently… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Sep 29, 2021
Scholarships to add environmental value to  mining

Scholarships to add environmental value to mining

Two scholarships worth up to $35,000 a year are up for grabs for students working on innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation at Queensland coal mines. The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fund, hosted by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), is calling for student applications for its 2022 postgraduate scholarship program. Two positions available The Fund… This content is for iQ ...

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Sep 09, 2021
Briefly in mining news

Briefly in mining news

Great Northern Minerals Limited has received the four metre composite results from the recently completed reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at Camel Creek north west of Townsville. Related: Great Northern keen to keep drilling at Camel Creek The drilling program comprised a total 15 RC holes for 3262 metres, with three of these (401 metres)… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Aug 26, 2021
Central Queensland tenders update

Central Queensland tenders update

This week includes a pathway and bridge in Mackay and the supply and delivery of bagged cement products in Rockhampton. Click here for detail…. 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 Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log In ...

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Aug 25, 2021
Minotaur in $3m move on Cloncurry assets

Minotaur in $3m move on Cloncurry assets

Minotaur Exploration is strengthening its foothold in the Cloncurry district with a $3 million move on assets including the Altia lead-silver project. A deal with Sandfire Resources will see it gain full ownership of the Altia polymetallic deposit, currently held in joint venture with Sandfire holding a 60 per cent stake and Minotaur 40 per… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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Aug 25, 2021
Union drops $16m coal worker class action

Union drops $16m coal worker class action

The Mining and Energy Union has dropped a class action seeking about $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire company WorkPac. The Renyard v WorkPac class action was discontinued due to legal advice it could not succeed due to the recent High Court Rossato judgment and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, i...

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Aug 24, 2021
New hatch seal guidelines sparked by coal mine death

New hatch seal guidelines sparked by coal mine death

New statewide guidelines have been issued on hatch seals in underground coal mines after coronial recommendations over the death of electrician Paul McGuire at a Bowen Basin mine. Mr McGuire died in May 2014 when he attempted to enter a sealed goaf area while calibrating gas sensors at Anglo American’s Grasstree mine.  The inquest heard… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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Aug 22, 2021
Support for centenary commemorations of Mount Mulligan mine collapse

Support for centenary commemorations of Mount Mulligan mine collapse

There’s been a big response to participate at the 100-year commemoration of the Mount Mulligan mine disaster. A whole underground shift comprised of 75 miners died in an explosion in Queensland’s northern-most coal mine in 1921. It is Queensland’s biggest mine disaster. The commemoration on September 19 is being organised by the State Government through… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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