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Isa-Carpentaria

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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members o...

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Jul 06, 2021
Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

Burke Shire chips in for miners memorial build

The planned miners memorials in Mount Isa is set to get a boost from a gulf of Carpentaria council. Burke Shire’s effort to commit $2,500 to the fund has been welcomed by Mount Isa Mayor Cr Danielle Slade   The donation commitment was raised at a recent Burke Shire Council pre-budget workshop and was expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Regis...

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Jun 28, 2021
Exports bounce counted in the billions

Exports bounce counted in the billions

The Office of the Chief Economist says Australia is set to record its best year of resources exports. That’s contained in the latest Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ) which both reviews market movements and forecasts Australia’s exports. It says the fortunes of Australian resources exports are tied to a rebounding world economy and are likely to hit… This content is for iQ Industry Queen...

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Jun 24, 2021
‘Outstanding’ copper-gold results for Carnaby

‘Outstanding’ copper-gold results for Carnaby

Carnaby Resources has intersected broad zones of copper-gold mineralisation at Nil Desperandum as it continues an exploration campaign at its Greater Duchess project in North-West Queensland. They extend over 300m and are open at depth, with one drill hole producing a result of of 30m at 1.8 per cent copper within 56m grading at 1.2… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.L...

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Jun 23, 2021
Pybar on a roll with Black Rock Cave

Pybar on a roll with Black Rock Cave

Specialist underground contractor Pybar Mining Services has settled into the next phase of work at Mount Isa Mines’ Black Rock Cave, where a third sub-level came into production last month. The company has secured the production contract to mine Black Rock Cave, following on from a development contract, and is expected to employ up to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland member...

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Jun 22, 2021
Survey to help unlock region’s mineral wealth

Survey to help unlock region’s mineral wealth

A specialised surveying aircraft is collecting new data in a Geological Survey of Queensland push in North West Queensland. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the airborne magnetic and radiometric survey would cover a 6000sq km area 150km north of Mount Isa in the area around Kamilaroi. The work is being carried out as part of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log ...

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Jun 09, 2021
New owners take control of Paradise

New owners take control of Paradise

Phosphate International has completed acquisition of the Paradise phosphate project near Mount Isa, with plans for a mining operation creating more than 200 jobs. Following on from a 12-month process of due diligence and the production of revised feasibility studies, Phosphate International chairman John Cotter said he was very confident the project was viable. “We… This content is for iQ I...

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Jun 09, 2021
New Century continues Silver King push as  results shine

New Century continues Silver King push as results shine

New Century Resources is extending its drilling program at Silver King after high-grade results including ‘exceptional’ silver assays of up to 1005g/t. The company is weighing up the near-term development of Silver King and the East Fault Block into mining operations within its Century project in North-West Queensland, and is targeting a final investment decision… This content i...

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Jun 09, 2021
Power project key to unlocking $742b resource wealth

Power project key to unlocking $742b resource wealth

A $742 billion minerals treasure chest in Queensland’s North West Minerals Province will not be unlocked without access to more affordable and reliable electricity, according to energy infrastructure company CuString. Speaking ahead of the Mining and Resources Industry Forum (MRIF) in Townsville today, CuString executive chairman John O’Brien said he was calling on Queensland and… This cont...

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