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Exploration

Jul 24, 2021
Boost for NT exploration projects

Boost for NT exploration projects

The Northern Territory Government has awarded a record $1.7 million in grants to support 18 projects from 15 companies under the latest Geophysics and Drilling Collaboration program. For the first time since the Resourcing the Territory initiative was launched, projects have also been able to access co-funding to support brownfields drilling programs. Five companies have… ...

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Jul 23, 2021
Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Industry Q&A with Brad Miller

Brad Miller came onboard as principal geologist/manager at Gnomic Exploration Services in March, hitting the ground during an extremely busy time for the business. He joins iQ Industry Queensland for a Q&A update. Q: Tell us a bit about your early life and what drew you to become a geologist? BM: I grew up in the Barossa Valley,… ...

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Jul 23, 2021
Early Gilberton gold results promising

Early Gilberton gold results promising

ActivEX has reported promising drilling results from its Gilberton gold project, in the Georgetown area about 300km west-northwest of Townsville. A drilling program of 31 holes for a total of 1881m was carried out at the project’s Mount Hogan and Spilt Rock tenements. Assays returned from the first three of those holes have returned significant… ...

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Jul 22, 2021
R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources raring to go at Chillagoe

R3D Resources will plunge into a drilling program at the former Tartana copper operation near Chillagoe, targeting extensive mineralisation under the old open pit, after a relisting on the ASX this week. The company also aims to restart copper sulphate production at the site, potentially in early 2022, to provide an ongoing cash flow. R3D… ...

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Jul 22, 2021
Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Nil Desperandum delivers for Carnaby

Carnaby Resources says its Nil Desperandum prospect in North West Queensland is developing as a very significant copper-gold deposit with economic potential. A recently commenced RC and diamond drilling program at Nil Desperandum has continued to intersect impressive broad zones of copper-gold mineralisation, the company said. Samples to date are being prepared to be dispatched… ...

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Jul 21, 2021
Barkly region mineral results shine

Barkly region mineral results shine

Resource companies are seeing some very promising results in Tennant Creek and the broader Barkly region, supported by new geoscience data and exploration grants, the Northern Territory Government says. The government in April announced that from July 1, 2022, funding for the Resourcing the Territory initiative would be increased from $6.5 million to $9.5 million… ...

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Jul 21, 2021
New Rover field records released

New Rover field records released

New records have been released as part of a Northern Territory Geological Survey-Geoscience Australia collaboration to improve understanding of the regional geological framework and resource potential of the Rover field. The Rover field is described as area of prospective Paleoproterozoic geology south-west of Tennant Creek that is entirely concealed below younger sedimentary cover, and which̷...

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Jul 14, 2021
Budget approved for Cloncurry exploration

Budget approved for Cloncurry exploration

GBM Resources says an exploration budget of $750,000 has been approved for its Cloncurry farm-in projects, with field work expected to commence in the next quarter. The joint venture partners are targeting copper and gold in the region north of Glencore’s Ernest Henry Mine, including the Mount Margaret and Bungalien projects. Nippon Mining of Australia,… ...

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Jul 14, 2021
Case builds for Silver King open-pit potential

Case builds for Silver King open-pit potential

The latest results from drilling at New Century Resources’ Silver King deposit have boosted the potential for a broader mining complex in the area, the company says. The Century mine operator is aiming for a final investment decision in the third quarter of this year for the development of potential mining operations at Silver King… ...

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