Exploration budget in the Australian mining industry has risen by 15 per cent to a seven-year high last year.
Metallic blue crusts within soil and termite mounds could be a signpost for hidden metal deposits in the southern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Queensland Government has released more than 7000 square kilometres of land in the Bowen and Surat Basins for coal exploration opportunities in 2020.
The South Australian Department for Mining and Energy has released 21 mineral exploration release areas on the back of strong interest from North and South American explorers looking for gold.
The launch of MICROMINE’s latest version of leading exploration and 3D mine design solution, Micromine 2020 will see the introduction of new stope optimisation functionality. “The new version of Micromine not only includes innovative upgrades to existing modules, but also sees new functionality added in response to industry needs,” Micromine technical product manager Gordon Thomas … Continue reading Micromine 2020: Optimising underground mine planning
The Western Australian Government is set to release $4.93 million of funding for nickel and gold exploration in the Eastern Goldfields.
In an era when economic mineral deposits have become increasingly difficult to find, OZ Minerals and Unearthed have partnered to put the challenge to the crowd.
Joint venture (JV) partners Newcrest Mining and Encounter Resources have completed the first phase of RC drilling at Hutch’s Find in the Tanami region of Western Australia.
Stavely Minerals has found a significant shallow high-grade copper-gold discovery at the Thursday’s Gossan prospect in Victoria, arising from assay results for the first step-out diamond hole
Joint venture (JV) partners Independence Group and Buxton Resources have extended exploration efforts in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining and Encounter Resources have begun drilling at the Hutch’s Find prospect in the Tanami region of Western Australia.
Carnarvon Petroleum has gained clarity for its Buffalo oil field project after it signed a production sharing contract (PSC), and Australia and Timor-Leste ratified its Maritime Boundary Treaty (MBT).
Senex Energy has completed the production test of the Gemba-1 exploration well in the Cooper Basin, enabling the well to be brought online by the end of this year.
CSIRO has introduced the National Virtual Core Library (NVCL), a digitised collection of 10 million metres of drill core estimated to be archived in warehouses around Australia.
Australia’s investment in mineral exploration has surged during the 2018-2019 period on the back of growing interest in gold.
The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety has called for applications for round 20 of the exploration incentive scheme’s (EIS) co-funded exploration drilling program.
Micromine has unveiled a bundle subscription model for its mining software solutions that will be available for new Australian customers to keep pace with industry requirements.
Meteoric Resources’ first drill hole at the Juruena gold project in central Brazil has intersected visible gold with a 16 metre alteration zone at the Dona Maria prospect.
Saracen Mineral Holdings has laid the foundations to become a 400,000 ounce per year gold producer off the back of increased investment in exploration and growth.
BHP is accelerating the development of its Nickel West division ahead of expected growth in demand driven by the electric vehicle sector.