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Feb 13, 2021
Mount Flora blossoms for Duke Exploration

Mount Flora blossoms for Duke Exploration

Results from the first completed line of resource drilling at Mount Flora in Central Queensland have more than doubled the understood zone of copper, silver and gold mineralisation. Duke Exploration this week released the first assay results from the ongoing resource drilling program at Mount Flora, within its flagship Bundarra copper project, about 50km east of Moranbah. They follow on fr...

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Jan 19, 2021
Castillo turns from NSW assets to focus on Big One

Castillo turns from NSW assets to focus on Big One

Castillo Copper is looking to sharpen its focus on its Mount Oxide project in North West Queensland, with plans to divest its Broken Hill Alliance (BHA) project in New South Wales. The move followed a strategic review, factoring into account the excellentrecent drill results from Big One deposit at Mount Oxide, the company said. It is considering divestment opportunities including a possibl...

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Jan 11, 2021
Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo Copper has released what it describes as ‘game changing’ assay results confirming a major copper discovery at Big One deposit. The latest results significantly extend known mineralisation and clearly confirm there is a high-grade, shallow scalable copper system at the North West Queensland site, the company says. It is accelerating development plans for the deposit, wit...

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Dec 08, 2020
Junior looks at new processing tech for its copper-gold reserve

Junior looks at new processing tech for its copper-gold reserve

Cyclone Metals Limited is looking at emerging processing technology to apply to its reserve in north western Queensland. The company has announced that it is pursuing development of processing options for its copper gold cobalt assets near Mount Isa region. Wholly owned subsidiary, Mining International, holds tenure to four mining leases at the Wee MacGregor Project located in the Mar...

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Nov 24, 2020
Copper Mountain cashed up to advance Eva project

Copper Mountain cashed up to advance Eva project

Copper Mountain Mining has earmarked almost $5 million to advance the Eva copper project in North West Queensland after a share offering. The company – which owns the Copper Mountain Mine in British Columbia – has entered an agreement in which Industrial Alliance Securities will buy $C15 million (around $AU15.7 million) worth of shares. Copper Mountain Mining said it planned ...

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Nov 06, 2020
Red River into exceptionally high-grade ore at Far West

Red River into exceptionally high-grade ore at Far West

Red River Resources has hit a sweet spot at its Far West underground mine in North Queensland, reporting exceptionally high-grade polymetallic ore. Consistent production from Far West is driving metal production at Red River’s Thalanga operations, with the site achieving record quarterly copper concentrate production last quarter of 4,073 dry metric tonnes. The company said today exce...

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Nov 05, 2020
Zenith kicks off Snook drilling campaign

Zenith kicks off Snook drilling campaign

Zenith Minerals has started maiden RC drill testing at the Snook copper prospect in Central Queensland. The target is part of its Develin Creek copper-zinc project, which has an inferred mineral resource 2.57 million tonnes at 1.76 per cent copper, 2.01 per cent zinc, 0.24g/t gold and 9.6g/t silver. Zenith said an initial program of six RC holes would be completed at Snook, with the deeper ...

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Nov 02, 2020
Pybar gears up for Eloise mine contract

Pybar gears up for Eloise mine contract

Pybar Mining Services is recruiting after winning a development contract at the Eloise copper mine about 60km south-east of Cloncurry. The company last week announced the award of a Letter of Intent for development works at the North West Queensland mine for FMR Investments. “We will be working with FMR Investments to execute a mining contract in October and progress to site mobilisat...

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Oct 09, 2020
Thalanga beats previous copper record by 51 per cent

Thalanga beats previous copper record by 51 per cent

Red River Resources has reported record quarterly copper production from its Thalanga operation in North Queensland – with a 51 per cent increase on last quarter’s bumper result. With stable mine production and mill throughput during the first quarter of 2020-21, the company produced 4073 tonnes of copper concentrate, up from 2696 tonnes in the previous three months. Thalanga al...

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