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May 14, 2019
Ardmore phosphate product in demand

Ardmore phosphate product in demand

Centrex Metals has secured its second sales contract for high-quality phosphate rock concentrate from the Ardmore project, south of Mount Isa. New Zealand-based Ballance Agri-Nutrients has previously trialled 400 wet tonnes of ore from Ardmore to produce single superphosphate. It will buy a further 5000 wet tonnes of concentrate when Centrex Metals kicks off trial… This content is for iQ In...

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May 08, 2019
Ausmex in major Cloncurry drilling campaign

Ausmex in major Cloncurry drilling campaign

Ausmex has launched a 15,000m reverse circulation and deep diamond core drilling program at its Mt Freda complex near Cloncurry. The program is targeting a massive sulphide, high-grade gold-copper-cobalt mineralisation. It aims to define JORC-compliant resources over the company’s  Mt Freda and Evening Star projects as well as Golden Mile – which incorporates eight historical… This co...

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May 07, 2019
Redevelopment plans for John Flynn Place

Redevelopment plans for John Flynn Place

Cloncurry Shire Council is investigating a redevelopment of John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery to bring to life the story of ‘the man on the $20 note’. Council has approved in principle the concept designs and will proceed to preliminary design and costing including a preliminary business case. “The year of Outback Queensland Tourism… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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May 07, 2019
Key contract awarded for Isa bridge project

Key contract awarded for Isa bridge project

South-East Queensland-based company Davbridge Constructions has won the $2.4 million contract to build the new Isa Street bridge in Mount Isa. Local business Remploy is due to begin demolition work of the existing bridge structure this month. It is part of a $7.5 million Isa St upgrade and bridge-replacement project. Mount Isa City Council says… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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May 06, 2019
Cloncurry’s call for more councillors placed on hold

Cloncurry’s call for more councillors placed on hold

The Electoral Commission of Queensland has deferred Cloncurry Shire Council’s request for more councillors to represent he region. The council conducted a survey in April/May last year on the question, “Do you support increasing councillor numbers from Mayor and four councillors to Mayor and six councillors”. It said the results highlighted the community’s support for… This content is for i...

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May 01, 2019
Update on stalled Rocklands copper operation

Update on stalled Rocklands copper operation

Rocklands operator CuDeco has released its quarterly report today, outlining the state of play for the stalled copper operation. Operational activities at the Cloncurry mine remain suspended indefinitely while the company attempts to restructure its finances. CuDeco reported that it had recently refinanced convertible note facilities of almost $30 million with a secured convertible loan… Th...

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Apr 30, 2019
Processing plant en route to Ardmore phosphate site

Processing plant en route to Ardmore phosphate site

A start-up processing plant is on its way to Australia for Centrex Metals’ Ardmore rock phosphate project, south of Mount Isa. CDE Global has completed the fabrication and trial assembly of the 70-tonne-per hour modular plant, which is expected to arrive on site in June from the United Kingdom. Concentrate produced from the start-up phase… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Apr 19, 2019
Strong zinc performance at Cannington mine

Strong zinc performance at Cannington mine

South32 has reported a nine per cent increase in payable zinc equivalent production at its Cannington operation in North-West Queensland in the nine months to March. The quarterly report released this week indicated an output of 140,100 tonnes payable zinc equivalent in that time. This came as silver and zinc grades improved in accordance with… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland mem...

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Apr 15, 2019
New Century ramp-up continues

New Century ramp-up continues

New Century Resources is continuing to ramp up zinc operations at the Century mine in North-West Queensland, reporting an average zinc recovery rate of 50 per cent in the plant for March 2019. Recovery rates peaked at 54 per cent – which is 86 per cent of the design target. The site produced 18,170 tonnes… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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