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Mount Isa

Jan 04, 2021
Continued drilling as results firm up Big One Deposit

Continued drilling as results firm up Big One Deposit

Positive drill results are coming in for Castillo Copper’s Big One Deposit. It’s part of the Mount Oxide project located in the Mount Isa copper belt district where a drilling contractor recently completed 20 holes with positive results including six partial assays for visible copper of up to 4.1 percent.  The board was preparing to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jul 01, 2020
Motoring treasures go for a digital spin

Motoring treasures go for a digital spin

The best wheels in the North West are hitting a digital arena this year after the COVID-19 crisis forced Mount Isa Motor Show organisers to opt for an online version. Last year’s event attracted 80 vehicles and drew more than 600 people through the gates at Buchanan Park. This year will see the Mount Isa ‘Digital’… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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May 08, 2020
New feasibility study enhances Eva’s glow

New feasibility study enhances Eva’s glow

Copper Mountain Mining has announced positive results from its 2020 feasibility study update for the Eva copper and gold project, 95km north-east of Mount Isa. But company president and chief executive officer Gil Clausen says they will only proceed with development ‘in the right copper price environment’. Total initial development capital for the Eva copper… This content is for...

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May 05, 2020
Mica Creek power plant to be mothballed from next year

Mica Creek power plant to be mothballed from next year

Mount Isa’s Mica Creek Power Station will be placed into ‘cold storage’ at the end of this year, owner Stanwell Corporation says. Mica Creek Power Station manager Paul Smith said the plant would have required a costly life-extending overhaul in order to supply energy to customers beyond 2020. News the plant will be mothballed highlights… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Jan 20, 2020
New recruits boost State’s mine inspector ranks

New recruits boost State’s mine inspector ranks

Four new mines inspectors are starting work this fortnight at Rockhampton, Mackay and Mount Isa. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log In Register ...

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Jan 13, 2020
Glencore scholarships smooth learning  pathways

Glencore scholarships smooth learning pathways

Glencore has awarded a range of scholarships to help set North-West Queensland students and employees on a pathway to success. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log In Register ...

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Dec 07, 2019
Workers vote down Glencore  enterprise agreement

Workers vote down Glencore enterprise agreement

Proposed enterprise agreements for Mount Isa Mines and the Ernest Henry Mine have been voted down by Glencore’s workforce. The Australian Workers’ Union welcomed the results, saying Glencore’s proposed EBA failed to lock-in a pay rise and also failed to take action on other key issues facing the workforce. AWU Queensland Branch Secretary Steve Baker… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Nov 28, 2019
Union pushes ‘no’ vote on  Mount Isa Mines EBA

Union pushes ‘no’ vote on Mount Isa Mines EBA

The Australian Workers’ Union is fighting a proposed workplace agreement at Mount Isa Mines, saying it fails to lock in one single pay rise. The union says Glencore’s proposed EBA fails to take action on a number of key issues and will see workers miss out on a guaranteed pay rise for the life of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, ...

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Nov 25, 2019
$6m exploration deal for Hammer’s Mount Isa Project

$6m exploration deal for Hammer’s Mount Isa Project

Hammer Metals has entered a joint venture deal which will see Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) invest up to $6 million in a cluster of its North West Queensland projects. The JV covers sections of the Even Steven, Mount Philp, Dronfield West and Malbon target areas within Hammer’s Mount Isa Project. Hammer… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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