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TRITTON COPPER MINE EXPANSION
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Bogan Council Area of Minesite type. A high grade copper zone has been confirmed under the eastern pit wall and ramp at Larsens. Recent drilling at Murrawombie has confirmed an extension of the sulphide ore body. Click for more details...

CARPENTARIA JOINT VENTURE - MOUNT AVARICE/MOUNT MARATHON/ARCHER/TRIBUTARY CREEK
Via, Mount Isa, QLD 4825 Has Carpentaria Joint Venture - Mount Avarice/Mount Marathon/Archer/Tributary Creek currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. An intercept of 18 metres at 0.81% copper, 0.18% gold from 198 metres using a 0.5% copper cut-off has been returned on assay after a two hole drilling programme at Tributary Creek. An aircore drill rig has been mobilised to complete a 3000 metre programme to sample the top of the Proterozoic basement to the north and south of the anomalous hole. Click for more details...

OOMBULGURRI GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at North Kimberley via, Oombulgurri, WA 6740 for New. 6,160 sq km. The first exploration phase is due to commence in the next few week., including processing of existing geophysical data and sampling. In-field exploration will be undertaken with a view to identifying early drill targets. Click for more details...

SNAKE CREEK PROJECT - COPPER & GOLD RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Cloncurry Shire Council Area for New development. The soil sampling by Xstrata Copper (previous JV partner) recorded numerous anomalous gold (up to 150ppb) and copper ( up to 757ppb) values. The infill sampling will define targets with potential to meet Glengarry's size parameters. Strongly anomalous uranium (248ppm) was recorded by on the rock ship samples associated with high gold (0.6g/t) and copper (8.6%) values. The Snake Creek Project is in the same geological province that hosts the Mary Kathleen uranium deposit approx 70 km to the west-north-west. Click for more details...

MOUNT GIBSON GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. A 2500 metre, 25 hole drilling program in progress. Work to date has included gridding & soil sampling. Area incorporates the Yeoh Hills, Retaliation, Eastern Group, MacDonalds, Kings Find, Warriedar & Gibson West prospects. Sampling has returned assays up to 103ppb gold. Click for more details...

KAMBALDA NICKEL OPERATIONS - NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Via, Kambalda, WA 6442. This type is Minesite - Ongoing Exploration with Private ownership. Drilling programme for long south is planned for mid 2005. Encouraging drill results have been recorded in the resource extension drilling programme. Mineralisation at Victor remains open in many directions at Victor South. Click for more details...

FREITAG CREEK
South western corner Bowen Basin, west of, Rolleston, QLD 4702 Has Freitag Creek currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. The tenement covers 350 sq km and is located west of Rolleston in the south western corner of the Bowen Basin. Click for more details...

DULCIE GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at 40km south of Marvel Loch near, Southern Cross, WA 6426. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. The Dulcie gold project located within the Parker Range Project Group, around 40km south of the regional mining centre of Marvel Loch. The project comprised a gold laterite resource of 1.12 Mt at 0.68 g/t Au for 24,600 oz of contained gold, which was amenable to extraction using heap leach methods. Click for more details...

MORANBAH COAL SEAM METHANE GAS PROJECT
Moranbah Coal Seam Methane Gas Project is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 20000000 it is Now over 200 petajoules. Click for more details...

CAPRICORN NICKEL SULPHIDE PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 50 km southeast of, Newman, WA 6753 of Resource - Nickel type of New development. A strongly anomalous nickel and copper mineralisation was intersected at the Milipede prospect. Recent RC drilling returned promising results. Drill hole was 54m to 56m, width 2m returning 1.36% Ni. A fourth hole was drilled and a geophysical survey conducted 105 km east of Millipede prospect confirming the target is further to the west of the prospect. Follow up RC drilling is planned. Click for more details...

NULLAGINE PROJECT - ALL NATIONS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Via, Nullagine, WA 6758. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. Results to date include 8 metres at 2.5g/t gold, including 3 metres at 4.11g/t gold. Mineralisation to date is still open to the west, requiring further drill testing. Click for more details...

CLONCURRY COPPER PROJECT - RESOURCE
A project in the QLD Within Cloncurry Shire. A 1000 metre RC drilling program to depths of 150 metre will target Winston Churchill. Follow up drilling will then target Mount Debbie and Little Beauty. Click for more details...

WHISTLER PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at South of, Meekatharra, WA 6642. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. An inferred resource of 159,000 tonnes at 5.3g/t gold has been calculated at Whistler. The drilling programme of 6 holes tested secondary targets at the northern end of the pit and in structures identified in the eastern hanging wall. The drilling intersected anomalous gold mineralisation at 0.26g/t gold in zones up to 25 metres wide. Best intersection 6.68g/t gold over a one metre interval. Further investigation of the significance of these results that occur outside the known underground resource will be further investiagted. Click for more details...

MOUNT READ PROJECT - GOLD/BASE METALS PROJECT
A project in the TAS Within West Coast. Resource estimate is 180,000 tonnes grading 11.0% Pb, 4.0% Zn, 0.2% Cu and 11.0 oz/ton Ag. The estimate has beeen calculated from studies of old mine production and drilling records. Click for more details...

YERILLA PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project The project covers an area of approximately 18.5 sq km. Click for more details...

MOUNT ELSIE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In East Pilbara is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project A 1000 RC programme is planned to follow up intersections including 6m of 7.3g/t Au from 4m and 3m at 7.2g/t from 12m at the T4 prospect. Click for more details...

YELLOW MOUNTAIN PROJECT - COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Lachlan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Drilling will target the Melrose Magnetic Anomaly. Click for more details...

MANUMBAR GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold New project In The Gympie Regional Council Area. A 10,000 metre RC drilling program will be conducted in two phases and target numerous prospects including the Elginvale and Manumbar projects. Click for more details...

GULLEWA PROJECT
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The City Of Greater Geraldton Council Area for New development. RAB drilling was completed with 103 holes for 5,681 metres. This drilling tested part of the Chulaar and Thundelarra Shear Zone as defined from aeromagnetic and surface geochem interpretation. Despite the geological environment showing considerable promise gold values were subeconomic. Click for more details...

CASUARINA DIAMONDS/GOLD PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Wyndham-E Kimberley. During the year Striker announced the recovery of free gold from tenements forming part of the North Kimberley diamond project area. Whilst evidence for possible gold mineralisation is considered significant, field inspection and further sampling is necessary to confirm an association of the gold with the alteration zones that have been detected and to determine visually whether or not there is outcropping mineralisation present in the zones of interest. Striker have commenced re-assaying for gold from samples previously taken from the joint venture area as part of the diamond exploration programme. The samples were not previously checked for gold. Click for more details...

STEPHENS -CENTENNIAL JV PROJECT - BASE METALS RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Broken Hill Council Area of Resource - Base Metals type. A 500 metre deep drill hole and geological sampling program is planned. Click for more details...

MAGGIE HAYS NICKEL OPERATION - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Dundas is a project estimated to be $ 20000000. This project A change in mining method to sub level caving is expected to increase annual production of nickel concentrate and extend the mine life until 2009. Three kilometres from the Emily Ann nickel mine. Click for more details...

EAST KUNDANA GOLD PROJECT - PEGASUS - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at North west of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 for New. A scoping and evaluation study of an open pit and underground operation is in progress. Total resource for open pit is 572,000 tonnes @ 3.3 g/t for 61,305 ounces of gold and underground resource is 719,000 tonnes @ 6.6 g/t for 152,726 ounces of gold. Further drilling will be carried out on resource estimation. Click for more details...

DRUMMOND BASIN PROJECT - WIRRALIE
300 km west of Mackay via, Mount Coolon, QLD 4804 Has Drummond Basin Project - Wirralie currently at Early Planning stage. Assets include a 315,000 ounce gold resource at the Wirralie gold mine, three tenement packages totalling some 3,200 sqkm with excellent exploration potential and the Wirralie 1.5 Mtpa CIP treatment plant, infrastructure, administration buildings, Camp Yandan heap leach pad. The Wirralie treatment plant is currently on care and maintenance. The company plans to begin mining the relatively straightforward oxide ore and then using the time and cash flow to expand the suplhide resrouce base. The sulphide resource is beneath the oxide resource. Click for more details...

WEST WALKER PROJECT - WEST WALKER EXTENDED/CARBOROUGH CREEK - COAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Nebo, QLD 4742 of Resource - Coal type of New development. West Walker is west of Kemmis Walker. Westerly dipping Rangal Coal Measures sediments which form part of the Kemmis Walker coal deposit crop out 2 km to the east of EPC 657 and extend beneath the permit. At West Walker Extended it is believed that a further occurrence of Rangal Coal Measures may occur within the area in an upthrown block but this concept has yet to be tested. Click for more details...

D'AGUILAR GOLD PROJECTS - RESOURCE
Via, Kilkivan, QLD 4600 Has D'Aguilar Gold Projects - Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. A 2300 metre RC drilling program will target numerous prospects including Windera, Tansey, Kilkivan and Woolooga. Click for more details...

EURIOWE PROJECT - GOLD/COPPER RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. RAB drilling program will focus on Fairy Hill copper prospect and then at Smith Well and Yalcowinna Creek. Click for more details...

MURCHISON GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE - WESTERN QUEEN/DALGARANGA JV
Resource - Gold project at Approx 80 km northwest of, Mount Magnet, WA 6638 In The Council Area Of Mount Magnet of Private. The Western Queen joint venture is part of AXG's 100% owned tenements in the Murchison project area. Click for more details...

BRAIDWOOD GOLD & SILVER PROJECT - RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Palerang is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Previous drilling outlined inferred gold resource of 1.5 million tonnes at 1.03g/t, with low copper and silver values. Click for more details...

WILLUGUDINNA HILL PROJECT - VARIOUS MINERALS RESOURCE
Willugudinna Hill Project - Various Minerals Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is The drilling programmes are designed to investigate three priority targets considered to have potential for nickel/copper sulphide mineralisation similar to that at Voisey's Bay in Canada. Demonstrated potential exists within the Musgrave Province of South Australia for base metals (copper, lead, zinc), ferrous metals (chromium, nickel, vanadium, titanium) and uranium. Potential also exists for precious metals (platinum group metals, gold), precious stones (diamonds, rubies), heavy mineral sands and rare earths. The prospectivity of Proterozoic rocks is well recognised and, with the exception of those contained within the Musgrave Province, have generally been subject to intense exploration for a considerable period of time yielding a number of World Class mineral deposits. Click for more details...

MOUNT CAROLINE PROJECT - VARIOUS MINERALS RESOURCE
Resource - Nickel/Copper/Gold/Platinum Group Elements/Precious Stones project at 40 km south west of Amata, 250 km west of, Marla, SA 5724 In The Council Area Of Far North of Private. The drilling programmes are designed to investigate three priority targets considered to have potential for nickel/copper sulphide mineralisation similar to that at Voisey's Bay in Canada. Demonstrated potential exists within the Musgrave Province of South Australia for base metals (copper, lead, zinc), ferrous metals (chromium, nickel, vanadium, titanium) and uranium. Potential also exists for precious metals (platinum group metals, gold), precious stones (diamonds, rubies), heavy mineral sands and rare earths. The prospectivity of Proterozoic rocks is well recognised and, with the exception of those contained within the Musgrave Province, have generally been subject to intense exploration for a considerable period of time yielding a number of World Class mineral deposits. Click for more details...

RUTH WELL BASE METAL PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approx 15km South, Karratha, WA 6714 for New. Resource estimate of 69 000 tonnes at 1% nickel, 0.84% copper and 0.04% cobalt for 690 tonnes nickel, 600.3 tonnes copper and 27.6 tonnes cobalt. Click for more details...

MONGOLATA GOLD PROJECT
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 30km East of, Burra, SA 5417. Drilling has commenced, and a total of six holes are planned to depths of 350m for a total of 2100m to test coincident geochemical and geophysical anomalies for intrusion related gold-copper mineralisation derived from the White Dam layered granitoid. Click for more details...

WOLFRAM CAMP PROJECT - TUNGSTEN MOLYBDENUM & BISMUTH RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Tablelands Regional Council Area for New development. Total resources in Wolfram Camp were increased by some 45% to 876,500 tonnes measured plus indicated @ 0.41% WO3 and 0.20%MoS2 and inferred is 211,500 tonnes @ 0.4%WO3 and 0.3%MoS2. Infrastructure to include processing plant, pipeline and electrical. Click for more details...

SIBERIA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at 75 km north west of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 In The Council Area Of Kalgoorlie-Boulder of Private. The Company will evaluate seven tenements with a view to consolidating landholdings around ground tha thas the best potential to host modest gold resources. Small, isolated tenements with limited development potential will be offered to other operators in the area. Click for more details...

BROVINIA GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at Via Mundubbera, Mundubbera, QLD 4626 In The Council Area Of North Burnett Regional of Private. RC Drilling will comprise a small number of holes up to 100 metres deep to test vein targets along the strike and down dips of the old May Queen mine. Click for more details...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - NORTHERN RECONNAISSANCE PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approx 125 km south east of, Derby, WA 6728 of Resource - Diamonds type of New development. Programmes to examine the potential gravels within palaeo-channels identified within NRP will also be undertaken along with bulk sampling on two microdiamond-rich lanproites already identified in the area. Click for more details...

KARA TUNGSTEN MINE - L5 DEPOSIT
Resource - Tungsten project at 40 Km South of, Burnie, TAS 7320 in the Mining (Exploration - Drilling). An inferred resource of 400,000 tonnes of tungsten @ 1.5 WO3 and in-situ resource of 98,000 tonnes of tungsten @ 1.5 WO3. Click for more details...

COPPER RANGE COPPER PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The East Pilbara Council Area of Private ownership. The Company controls 9km of strike length of the Copper Range unit - a continuous sequence of felsic volcanic rocks that hosts known disseminated copper occurrences. The geological setting is also considered favourable for volcanogenic massive sulphides deposits (VMS). The strategy is to evaluate the project in terms of a large tonnage low grade open cut project with multiple satellite sources of higher grade ore. Click for more details...

NYMBOIDA PROJECT - COAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Guyra Council Area of Private ownership. The potential for a resource at Nymboida, covering an area of 59 km² centred on the old Nymboida Colliery, of around 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal. Waratah will look to expedite the project if drilling confirms a suitable resource. In the event of the definition of a feasible project, Nymboida could enter development and production ahead of the Company?s Galilee Basin project. The Farquhar Seam, which will be the second-phase drilling program at Nymboida, will be cored for coking analysis. The establishment of geotechnical parameters for underground equipment and mining method studies will be achieved from the testing of the Roof and floor core samples. The previously intersected Bardool seam which has shown to have excellent coking properties, will also be targeted in some deeper holes. Click for more details...

BILOELA PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Biloela, QLD 4715 of Resource - Uranium type of New development. A strong uranium anomalism at the base of the Permian aged Youlambie Conglomerate, where it overlies Devonian aged volcanics, metamorphic and instrusive rocks at the base of Tertiary aged sedimentary rocks. The area is covered by eight tenements. The area is prospective for rollfront and unconformity style uranium accumulations. Click for more details...

BLACKBRAES PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
80km South of Oasis via, Croydon, QLD 4871 Has Blackbraes Project - Uranium Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. The exploration targets include uranium, gold and base metal occurences within units of the Einasleigh Metamorphics and younger igneous units of the Georgetown Block. The potential for Kidston style sub-volcanic breccia systems exist. A small uranium occurrence also falls within the area indicating prospectivity for Maureen style hydrothermal uranium, thorium and flourine mineralisation. Additional potential occurs for roll front or palaeochannel style uranium mineralisation within overlying Mesozoic units. Click for more details...

GAWLER JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - IRON ORE RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Via, Launceston South, TAS 7249. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. The project contains two linear magnetic anomalies that are parallel to and delineate the strike length of the hematite potential. Hematite iron float (locally transported surface samples) have been identified over a potential 3-5km strike length adjacent to the magnetic anomalies. Average assay results for the surface rock samples are 63% Iron, 0.01% phosphorous and 8% silica. Click for more details...

WINJABBIE JOINT VENTURE IOCGU PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Roxby Downs, SA 5725 for New. Investigations into viability of an open cut or underground mine. Click for more details...

LENNARD SHELF JOINT VENTURE - ZINC/LEAD RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at East of, Canning, WA 6999. Several low grade zinc intersections have been reported from follow-up drilling. The project encompasses approximately 60km strike length of the Lennard Shelf Reef Complex, including 20km of the reef front and Oscar Fault. Three target areas have been identified based on past exploration, regional geology and structures that may have acted as conduits for migrating ore fluids. Click for more details...

PLAIN CREEK PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Approximately 150km South of, Charters Towers, QLD 4820. This type is Resource - Uranium with Private ownership. Extensive uranium mineralisation associated with a phosphate rich horizon in the upper part of the Dummond Basin sediments has been indentified by previous explorers. Uranium grades of up to 0.42% U3O8 have been reported from rock chip samples. Click for more details...

BLUE DOE PROJECT - GOLD & BASE METAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approximately 50km Northeast of, Charters Towers, QLD 4820 of Resource - Gold/Base Metals type of New development. The tenement is part of the Ravenswood Batholith which is the host to gold mineralisation at Charters Towers. Numerous prospects have been identified. Significant rock chip assays reported by previous explorers include gold of up to 33.8 g/t, silver of up to 90.7 g/t and lead 21.1%. Click for more details...

WEST FROME PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. A number of target areas containing favourable lithologies in proximity to basin margins remain to be adequately tested by modern techniques and are considered to be prospective for sandstone uranium mineralisation, with the uranium source rocks in the adjoining Flinders Ranges. Click for more details...

WARDA WARRA PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The City Of Greater Geraldton Council Area of Private ownership. Samples were collected to test a series of silicified ultramafic horizon considered prospective for lateritic nickel mineralisation. Results show that broad zones of nickel enriched soils (> 500 ppm Ni) are associated with the ultramafics and that air-core drilling is justified. Click for more details...

WA-341 & 343-P, AC-P36 PLOVER RESERVOIR OIL & GAS PROJECT
Resource - Oil/Gas project at 400km north of DERBY & 190km off Kimberley coastline, Browse Basin, WA 6999 in the Mining (Exploration - Drilling). A project to drill 3 exploration wells between 4700-5470m deep in waters 183-340m deep. To include a semi-submersible offshore drilling unit (MODU) secured to the seabed with 8 anchors. Support vessels to include 2 x anchor handle supply vessels (AHSVs), a platform supply vessel (PSV) & helicopters to transfer personnel to & from the MODU. Click for more details...

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