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Jan 11, 2021
Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo builds confidence in Big One deposit

Castillo Copper has released what it describes as ‘game changing’ assay results confirming a major copper discovery at Big One deposit. The latest results significantly extend known mineralisation and clearly confirm there is a high-grade, shallow scalable copper system at the North West Queensland site, the company says. It is accelerating development plans for the deposit, wit...

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Dec 08, 2020
Junior looks at new processing tech for its copper-gold reserve

Junior looks at new processing tech for its copper-gold reserve

Cyclone Metals Limited is looking at emerging processing technology to apply to its reserve in north western Queensland. The company has announced that it is pursuing development of processing options for its copper gold cobalt assets near Mount Isa region. Wholly owned subsidiary, Mining International, holds tenure to four mining leases at the Wee MacGregor Project located in the Mar...

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Dec 07, 2020
Copper-zinc rich massive sulphides intersection at CQ prospect

Copper-zinc rich massive sulphides intersection at CQ prospect

Drilling at Zenith Mineral’s Snook prospect in Central Queensland has intersected copper rich sulphides. The maiden seven-hole drill program is part of the company’s Develin Creek volcanic hosted massive sulphide system (VMS) project. The Snook prospect contained similar levels of copper, zinc, lead, silver and gold to those in Zenith’s existing JORC resource inventory 30...

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Nov 24, 2020
Rare earths in the spotlight as study probes copper-gold links

Rare earths in the spotlight as study probes copper-gold links

The Mount Isa region is well positioned to ride the surge in rare earth interest, hosting both light and heavy rare earths associated with different types of mineralisation common to the area, a researcher says. PhD student Ross Chandler is part of a team investigating why some copper-gold deposits in Mount Isa Inlier host rare earths while others do not in an Australian National University an...

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Nov 24, 2020
Copper Mountain cashed up to advance Eva project

Copper Mountain cashed up to advance Eva project

Copper Mountain Mining has earmarked almost $5 million to advance the Eva copper project in North West Queensland after a share offering. The company – which owns the Copper Mountain Mine in British Columbia – has entered an agreement in which Industrial Alliance Securities will buy $C15 million (around $AU15.7 million) worth of shares. Copper Mountain Mining said it planned ...

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Nov 06, 2020
Red River into exceptionally high-grade ore at Far West

Red River into exceptionally high-grade ore at Far West

Red River Resources has hit a sweet spot at its Far West underground mine in North Queensland, reporting exceptionally high-grade polymetallic ore. Consistent production from Far West is driving metal production at Red River’s Thalanga operations, with the site achieving record quarterly copper concentrate production last quarter of 4,073 dry metric tonnes. The company said today exce...

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Nov 05, 2020
Zenith kicks off Snook drilling campaign

Zenith kicks off Snook drilling campaign

Zenith Minerals has started maiden RC drill testing at the Snook copper prospect in Central Queensland. The target is part of its Develin Creek copper-zinc project, which has an inferred mineral resource 2.57 million tonnes at 1.76 per cent copper, 2.01 per cent zinc, 0.24g/t gold and 9.6g/t silver. Zenith said an initial program of six RC holes would be completed at Snook, with the deeper ...

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Nov 02, 2020
Pybar gears up for Eloise mine contract

Pybar gears up for Eloise mine contract

Pybar Mining Services is recruiting after winning a development contract at the Eloise copper mine about 60km south-east of Cloncurry. The company last week announced the award of a Letter of Intent for development works at the North West Queensland mine for FMR Investments. “We will be working with FMR Investments to execute a mining contract in October and progress to site mobilisat...

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Oct 30, 2020
Sun Cable to power Walford Creek mining operation

Sun Cable to power Walford Creek mining operation

Aeon Metals is turning to the sun to power its proposed Walford Creek copper-cobalt project in North-West Queensland. The company has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sun Cable to provide an energy solution for the operation. Sun Cable has been hitting the headlines for its $22 billion plan to build the world’s largest dispatchable solar and battery power station in the Northern Terri...

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