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Apr 19, 2021
Bowen Basin Mining Club May networking lunch

Bowen Basin Mining Club May networking lunch

The May event in the BBMC 2021 Networking Luncheon Series will feature a keynote presentation from BMA. EVENT DETAILS Thursday May 27 South’s Leagues Club, Mackay Registration and COVID-safe networking sponsored by CIVEO opens at 12pm TICKETS Available at $95pp or $900 for a table of 10, including a 2-course luncheon and beverages. More HERE .spu-box.spu-animation-slide.spu-position-bottom-b...

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Apr 19, 2021
AMEC campaign highlights green gains

AMEC campaign highlights green gains

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has launched a community campaign focusing on aspects of the mining and exploration industry that protect and enhance the natural environment. The transformation of the old Kidston mine in North Queensland into a renewable energy hub is among teh stories being highlighted as part of the campaign…. ...

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Apr 19, 2021
GBM kicks off Yandan drilling campaign

GBM kicks off Yandan drilling campaign

GBM Resources has kicked off its diamond and RC drilling program at the Yandan gold project in Queensland’s Drummond Basin. The company has outlined a strategy to rapidly build a resource greater than one million ounces of gold within an 80km radius of the Yandan mining leases to accelerate development of a potential mining operation…. ...

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Apr 19, 2021
Survey shows strong Townsville business confidence

Survey shows strong Townsville business confidence

Business confidence across the Townsville region is riding high according to the PVW Partners June 2021 Quarter Business Confidence Survey. About a third of respondents planned to lift capital expenditure in the next quarter, while the vast majority indicated they would maintain or expand workforce numbers, the accountancy firm said. PVW Partners managing partner Carl… ...

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Apr 19, 2021
Orica software ‘step change’ in vibration management

Orica software ‘step change’ in vibration management

Orica has launched Advanced Vibration Management (AVM) software that links blast design, modelling and measurement to conserve sensitive structures. “Vibration management is critical to many sites’ ongoing licence to operate and can instantly stop the operation if not effectively controlled,” Orica vice-president – digital solutions Raj Mathiravedu said. “The release of AVM...

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Apr 19, 2021
Mines rescue teams set for Kestrel showdown

Mines rescue teams set for Kestrel showdown

Eight mine rescue teams from underground coal operations across the Bowen Basin will compete in the 2021 QMRS Memorial Cup at the Kestrel coal mine this week. It comes after a year when COVID-19 concerns and restrictions swept bare the competition calendar, including the national competition – which Queensland was due to host in 2020… ...

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Apr 17, 2021
New large-scale targets at MaCauley Creek

New large-scale targets at MaCauley Creek

Inca Minerals says it has identified major new porphyry and skarn targets at its MaCauley Creek project, significantly upgrading its exploration potential. It follows an expert review of historical geophysical data, together with geochemistry data (soil and rock chip sampling) collected by Inca and by previous owners of the site, 100km west of Townsville. Among… ...

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Apr 17, 2021
Dredging work to begin at Weipa

Dredging work to begin at Weipa

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation will begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa later this month. NQBP chief executive officer Nicolas Fertin said the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane would carry out the work. “Maintenance dredging works are an integral part of port operations,” Mr Fertin said. “In the same way we maintain roads and rail lines… ...

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Apr 17, 2021
Holdens set to drive big bucks at auction

Holdens set to drive big bucks at auction

Two 1980s Holdens are expected to fetch over $1 million when they go to auction next week. The VL Walkinshaw and VN SS Group A will be auctioned at midday on April 24. Lloyds Auctions chief operations officer Lee Hames said all signs pointed to the two vehicles attracting plenty of interest and big bucks…. ...

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