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Jul 24, 2021
Honours for North’s top training talent

Honours for North’s top training talent

Townsville’s Kailu Johnson has snapped up twin titles as North Queensland regional winners were recognised in the 60th annual Queensland Training Awards. The PJ Walsh Constructions employee was named winner in the Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year categories. “Kailu is a passionate advocate for… ...

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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 22, 2021
Local contractors get ball rolling on energy project

Local contractors get ball rolling on energy project

Mount Isa region enterprises are already working with Vast Solar and partner Stanwell Corporation on their $600 million clean energy power plant, and the proponents say they are looking forward to ramping up activity. The proponents say the 50MW North West Queensland Hybrid Power Project (NWQHPP) is poised to boost the local economy by creating… ...

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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
Quarterly update from Cannington

Quarterly update from Cannington

South32’s Cannington mine in North-West Queensland saw a 14 per cent lift in payable zinc equivalent production in the past financial year to 380,200 tonnes. In its quarterly report, the company said strong underground mine performance had allowed it to fast-track a higher-grade mining sequence, which was extracted in the June quarter. Silver, lead and… ...

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Jul 21, 2021
Help to bring new products to mining market

Help to bring new products to mining market

Rockhampton’s SmartHub is teaming up with the mining industry to help local businesses bring their ideas to the market. The CQ Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Accelerator Program will offer local small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) the chance to commercialise innovative solutions for the mining sector. The project is supported by the Queensland… ...

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