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May 19, 2021
Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

Alliance spinning the bit again at Hamilton

AusQuest in alliance with Cannington mine owner South32 has started drilling at the Hamilton copper project in North-West Queensland. They are targeting copper-gold mineralisation similar to the deposit supporting the Ernest Henry mining operation near Cloncurry. The overall program will comprise four diamond drill-holes for about 2000m, with three holes designed to test discrete magnetic/gravity&...

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May 18, 2021
Inquiry hears calls to protect cultural site at Century

Inquiry hears calls to protect cultural site at Century

Regional elders raised concerns about the fate of a culturally significant rock shelter on the Century mining lease during a Mount Isa hearing of the Juukan Gorge inquiry this month. The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia also heard that the elders felt ignored and shut out by ORIC (the Office of the Registrar of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Re...

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May 18, 2021
Industry embraces red tape removal

Industry embraces red tape removal

New laws passed through the Senate to allow automatic recognition of qualifications across borders have been hailed as a win for the mining sector and small business tradespeople. Mutual recognition of state and territory-based occupational licences and registration would boost the mining workforce’s ability to work across regions without the red tape and cost of obtaining… This conte...

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May 13, 2021
Hammer hits Mount Isa tenements with 4000m drill program

Hammer hits Mount Isa tenements with 4000m drill program

Hammer Metals has started a 4000m RC drilling program at North-West Queensland tenements, including its recent Trafalgar copper-gold discovery. “The commencement of drilling in Mount Isa is pleasing and presents Hammer with its first opportunity since the Trafalgar discovery earlier this year to drill Hammer’s 100 per cent-owned prospects which sit along trend and in… This content is for iQ...

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May 12, 2021
Applications close soon for Queensland Metals program

Applications close soon for Queensland Metals program

Queensland Metals is encouraging university students from North and North-West Queensland to join its summer Vacation Student Program. Applications close this Sunday for the 2021-2022 Vacation Program intake, which runs from November to February at Mount Isa Mines, Ernest Henry Mining and Copper Refineries. Disciplines include engineering, metallurgy, environmental science, accounting, information...

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May 10, 2021
Auburn completes Ripple Resources deal

Auburn completes Ripple Resources deal

Auburn Resources has its sights set on an ASX listing in 2021 after adding a raft of zinc, lead, and gold-prospective tenements to its portfolio. The company has confirmed its acquisition of Ripple Resources, which holds a raft of mineral exploration tenements in Queensland and the Northern Territory, including Nicholson in North-West Queensland. The tenements… This content is for iQ Indust...

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May 10, 2021
Glencore sticks with Wagners haulage

Glencore sticks with Wagners haulage

Wagners has secured a contract to continue to conduct haulage service for Glencore’s George Fisher and Lady Loretta mines in North-West Queensland. Wagners scope of works will include loading ore at the mine sites and hauling it to the Glencore’s processing facility in Mount Isa, along with haulage of tailings from the processing facility. The… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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May 07, 2021
Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby keen to drill at ‘exceptional’ copper-gold site

Carnaby Resources plans to kick off a 4000m drilling program next week after promising signs at its Nil Desperandum prospect in North-West Queensland. Managing director Rob Watkins said Nil Desperandum and Carnaby’s other Greater Duchess prospect areas were rapidly emerging as an exceptional camp of high-grade copper-gold targets. “We are genuinely excited about the targets… Thi...

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May 06, 2021
QRC welcomes growth focus on minerals province

QRC welcomes growth focus on minerals province

Peak mining body the Queensland Resources Council has welcomed a new five-year, $190 million investment plan the Coalition Government has announced for Northern Australia. QRC chief executive Ian Macfarlane said North Queensland, and in particular the North West region centred on Mount Isa, would be a focus area for growth in Queensland. He said the Australian… This content is for iQ I...

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