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Apr 12, 2021
Ausmex sinks its fangs into King Brown copper-cobalt find

Ausmex sinks its fangs into King Brown copper-cobalt find

Ausmex Mining Group is ramping up exploration efforts around the King Brown outcrop after costean samples producing high-grade copper and cobalt results. It is only through delays in gaining the mining lease for the nearby Golden Mile gold project outside Cloncurry that the company turned its attention to exploring the King Brown area. Ausmex geologists… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
Sunshine Gold announces high-grade extensions to Big Hans

Sunshine Gold announces high-grade extensions to Big Hans

Sunshine Gold has released the final results from what it describes as an extremely successful drilling campaign at the Triumph gold project, 50km south of Gladstone. The company said its recent 7126m maiden RC drill campaign had been successful in delineating high-grade targets for follow up resource drilling in the September 2021 quarter. Sunshine Gold… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
China Huaneng backs Qld carbon capture project

China Huaneng backs Qld carbon capture project

China Huaneng Group Clean Energy Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Glencore to work together on carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology, starting with a project at the Millmerran power station. Signing the MOU, both companies committed to supporting the deployment of low emissions technologies like CCUS to reduce greenhouse emissions… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
Leap forward for Multicom vanadium plans

Leap forward for Multicom vanadium plans

Multicom Resources’ Saint Elmo vanadium project, east of Julia Creek, has received Federal environmental approval. The project is expected to directly employ about 200 people during the construction phase and more than 150 people in initial operations, with more positions to come as it scales up. Queensland Resources Minister Scott Stewart said he welcomed the… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
North-West Qld focus in QEC April showcase

North-West Qld focus in QEC April showcase

The first Queensland Exploration Council / McCullough Robertson Investment Showcase of 2021 is coming up on Tuesday, April 27. Presenters include Hammer Metals managing director Dan Thomas, QEM managing director Gavin Loyden and Queensland Resources Council policy director, economics Andrew Barger. With more than 2000sq km of prospective landholdings in the world’s largest base-metal province, Ham...

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Apr 12, 2021
Austroads spotlight on recycled plastics in asphalt

Austroads spotlight on recycled plastics in asphalt

Austroads has released the first report from a project examining the use of road-grade recycled plastics in asphalt pavements. Ross Guppy, Austroads. Austroads Transport Infrastructure Program Manager Ross Guppy said the project was investigating the most suitable types of plastics for this use. It would also develop new tests and methods to ascertain if their… ...

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Apr 12, 2021
Hi-ho Silver! New Century drilling yields ‘stunning’ results

Hi-ho Silver! New Century drilling yields ‘stunning’ results

New Century Resources has announced ‘stunning’ high-grade assays from the first seven holes of a 30-hole drilling program at the Silver King deposit within its Century mining lease. They include an intersection of 9.5m grading at 45.5 per cent lead, 4.1 per cent zinc and 425g/t silver from 174.4m. New Century sees Silver King shaping… ...

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Apr 10, 2021
Cairns University Hospital plans advance as land secured

Cairns University Hospital plans advance as land secured

The Cairns University Hospital and health innovation precinct is one step closer following a land deal between James Cook University and landowners in the inner city. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said this was a major step in ensuring the Cairns University Hospital becomes a reality. “This means shovels for a world-class health and… ...

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Apr 10, 2021
Deal to see Porgera gold operations restart

Deal to see Porgera gold operations restart

The Porgera gold mine is on track to resume operations later this year after the Papua New Guinea government reached an agreement with Barrick Niugini on a partnership for its future ownership and operation. The Porgera operation, about 600km north-west of Port Moresby, PNG, has been on care and maintenance since April 2020 when the… ...

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