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Jan 27, 2021
BHP, Rio still among most valuable brands despite fall

BHP, Rio still among most valuable brands despite fall

Supermarket chain Coles has overtaken BHP as the No. 4 most valuable Australian brand, according to the latest report from Brand Finance Australia. The only mining brand in the top 10, BHP dropped to fifth position this year following a 17 per cent decrease in brand value to about $7 billion, the brand valuation consultancy group said. It put this down to a greater economic risk across th...

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Jan 27, 2021
Group keen to unlock region’s iron ore potential

Group keen to unlock region’s iron ore potential

Tablelands Mining Group aims to build an iron ore resource to support a mining operation over at least 10 years after adding a clutch of new tenements to its North Queensland ground. Company managing director Anuj Timblo said 2021 would be focused on drilling and analysis across a majority of TMG’s tenements to hopefully develop sufficient resources to mine. Its assets include the previou...

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Jan 27, 2021
Milestone gold pour for Agate Creek project

Milestone gold pour for Agate Creek project

Laneway Resources has announced the first gold pour from ore being processed from the current mining campaign at its Agate Creek mine in North Queensland. An initial gold doré bar of about 3.2kg has been poured at the Lorena CIL (carbon in leach) processing plant near Cloncurry, sourced from the first strips of gold recovered to CIL carbon. Laneway said gold recovered by the gravity and in...

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Jan 27, 2021
History-making Holden up for auction

History-making Holden up for auction

The very last Holden to roll off the manufacturing line in Australia is going under the hammer this weekend, with bids expected to reach half a million dollars. “We are very excited to offer the very last Holden ever framed, stamped and painted in Australia,” Lloyds Auctions chief operations officer Lee Hames said. The 2017 Holden VF Series II SSV Redline, a piece of Australian auto...

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Jan 27, 2021
Carnaby moves closer to decision on Tick Hill cutback

Carnaby moves closer to decision on Tick Hill cutback

Carnaby Resources says the decision on whether to mine Tick Hill, 110km south-east of Mount Isa, is a step closer after compelling recent drill results. Recent reverse circulation drill results confirmed that the Tick Hill main lode extended 20m into the northern wall of the existing open pit at the former gold mine, the company said. Results included 1m grading at 12.45 g/t gold, 1m at 7....

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Jan 27, 2021
Additional drilling targets  Trafalgar discovery

Additional drilling targets Trafalgar discovery

Hammer Metals is extending a drilling program at the Mount Isa East JOGMEC joint venture with additional holes to follow up the copper and gold discovery at the Trafalgar prospect. Significant intercepts from two holes drilled in December included 55m grading at 1.12 per cent copper and 0.30g/t gold and 32m grading at 1.04 per cent copper and 0.25g/t gold. Taking advantage of rig availabil...

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Jan 26, 2021
Manufacturing plan calls for action on energy

Manufacturing plan calls for action on energy

Building modern coal-fired power stations and funding exploration to help unlock oil reserves are among the recommendations in a plan released by National Party MPs to boost Australian manufacturing. The National Party’s Backbench Policy Committee released the Manufacturing 2035 document, featuring a nine-point plan with the goal to double the employment in Australian manufacturing. It ...

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Jan 25, 2021
Latest trade figures back coal’s importance says Pitt

Latest trade figures back coal’s importance says Pitt

Latest trade data confirmed the resilience of Australia’s resources sector, with coal exports on the rise despite recent global challenges, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said. Mr Pitt said the value of Australian coal exports in December increased by an impressive 26 per cent from November. “Coal was worth $3.7 billion to the Australian economy in Decem...

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Jan 25, 2021
Ausmex continues progress at Cloncurry gold sites

Ausmex continues progress at Cloncurry gold sites

Ausmex Mining Group says it is stepping closer to gold production in the Cloncurry area, with infill drilling to be completed at Golden Mile by the end of the month and upgraded resources estimates to follow. The company is focusing on the three most western of the eight historical gold mines in its Golden Mile project – the Comstock, Falcon and Shamrock sites. It said it planned to c...

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