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Mar 15, 2021
QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM is looking into green hydrogen opportunities at its flagship Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company said it would investigate the financial and regulatory requirements to produce hydrogen using a “green” solar-powered electrolyser. It expected that the hydrogen would initially be used as a support to the energy needs… This content is for iQ Indu...

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Mar 12, 2021
Cyclone ready to test alkaline leach processing

Cyclone ready to test alkaline leach processing

Cyclone Metals plans to use its Lady Ethleen project in North West Queensland as a demonstration deposit to advance an environmentally friendly alkaline leach processing solution. Cyclone has announced commencement of drilling at the project to obtain samples for trial leaching, saying the work was previously delayed by COVID-19 restrictions. The process to be used,… This content is for iQ ...

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Mar 12, 2021
Ripple Resources acquisition deal executed

Ripple Resources acquisition deal executed

Public unlisted company Auburn Resources has entered an agreement to acquire Armour Energy subsidiary Ripple Resources. Ripple holds a number of mineral exploration tenements in Queensland and the Northern Territory considered to be prospective for zinc, lead, and gold – including Nicholson in North West Queensland. The deal would see Armour transfer its interests in… This content is ...

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Mar 09, 2021
Forum on mineral systems of the Mount Isa Inlier

Forum on mineral systems of the Mount Isa Inlier

JCU’s Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU) is hosting the fourth in a series of workshops on the Mineral Systems of the Mount Isa Inlier in May. This two-day workshop aims to bring together academia, industry and government organisations to discuss topics of interest relevant to exploration in the Mount Isa region. It will include face-… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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Mar 01, 2021
Apprentices help Glencore ‘future-proof’ its business

Apprentices help Glencore ‘future-proof’ its business

Glencore is taking on 39 new apprentices at Mount Isa Mines and Ernest Henry Mining this year. The Queensland Metals Apprenticeship Program offers a pathway for careers in trades including electrical, diesel fitting, boiler making, fitter/welder, auto-electrical, motor mechanic or radio technician disciplines. Glencore Queensland Metals manager risk audit and training Greg Palm said the… Th...

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Mar 01, 2021
CEI grants add grunt to project viability

CEI grants add grunt to project viability

The importance of Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) grants in bringing mines online with a supportive market is being played out in North Queensland. Aeon Metals, with exploration leases throughout Queensland including in the Gulf of Carpentaria at Walford Creek and west of Mount Isa at Beauchamps, has received several CEI grants since they were introduced… This content is for iQ I...

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Feb 23, 2021
Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Cannington’s ‘turtley’ awesome adventure

Researchers are tracking a hawksbill turtle nicknamed ‘Cannington’ as miner South32 supports an initiative to help the endangered species. South32 Cannington mine has teamed up with Reef HQ Volunteers Association, James Cook University researchers and the Queensland Government for the project. A satellite tracking device was attached to the turtle in late January by researchers… This ...

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Feb 19, 2021
Queensland exploration riding high

Queensland exploration riding high

Strong commodity prices are expected to help fuel a continued climb in exploration spending in Queensland, after a 77 per cent rise in the past three years, a peak group says. Queensland Exploration Council chair Kim Wainwright said exploration expenditure in the state had been robust over most of the past 10 years, apart from a drop… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only....

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Feb 16, 2021
Ardmore mining campaign kicks off

Ardmore mining campaign kicks off

Mining is expected to start at the Ardmore phosphate project south of Mount Isa next week to produce 25,000 tonnes of ore. Centrex Metals executive chairman Graham Chrisp said a team was on site this week to carry out surveying and necessary preparatory work. The company is ultimately looking to produce about 800,000 wet tonnes… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In...

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