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MIITEL NICKEL OPERATIONS - MARINERS/MIITEL/WANNAWAY
Currently at the Construction stage In Coolgardie is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Includes production and development of the Mariners Nickel Mine, as well as ongoing production and development at Miitel and Wannaway. Click for more details...

CURRANS WELL PROJECT - NICKEL/COPPER/PGM REOURCE
A project in the WA Within Murchison. The massive semi massive sulphide mineralisation was located at the contact between talc magnesite and amphibolite rocks and have some of the highest PGE intercepts. Best intersections include 7m @ 0.97% Ni, 1.44 g/t PGE and 0.49Cu including 3m @ 1.42% Ni, 1.82g/t PGE and 0.56% Cu. Click for more details...

EVANSTON - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at North of, Southern Cross, WA 6426 In The Council Area Of Yilgarn of Private. Resource estimate of 1,637,000 tonnes @ 2.3g/t for 127,000 ounces of Au. In the measured category the resource estimate is 1,321,000 tonnes @ 2.4% for 100,000 ounces of Au. 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...

STAG OIL OPERATIONS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at North west of Dampier, ., WA 6999 for New. The peak rate at the Stag oil field is 30,000 barrels of oil per day. Santos has now increased its share of production by 300,00 barrels in 2003 and 500,000 barrels in 2004. 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...

EAST KUNDANA GOLD PROJECT - RUBICON - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at North West of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 of Resource - Gold type of New development. A bankable feasibility study is in progress for an underground development at Rubicon. Total resource is 965,000 tonnes @ 6.6 g/t for 204,768 ounces of gold. Click for more details...

COOPER HILL PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
A project in the SA Within Roxby Downs. The diamond drilling will test a conductive body associated with an intrusive body, which was identified by an electromagnetic survey in 2003 An aircore drilling programme of up to 1,000 metres will be undertaken on several additional geophysical targets. 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...

KAMBALDA OPERATIONS - LONG NICKEL MINE - RESOURCE
Via, Kambalda, WA 6442 Has Kambalda Operations - Long Nickel Mine - Resource currently at Construction stage. Resource estimate is 1,367,000 tonnes @ 5.6% nickel for 76,700 nickel tonnes. Reserves are 1,114,000 tonnes @ 4.2% nickel for 46,800 nickel tonnes. Production for 2005/2006 was 238,551 tonnes @ 3.73% for 8897 nickel tonnes. The developer has budgeted $6 million for exploration decline development, geophysical surveys and drilling for 2006/2007 at Long, Long South and McLeay to increase the reserve base. 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...

DONNYBROOK GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at 200km south of Perth, via, Donnybrook, WA 6239. This type is Resource - Gold/Base Metals with Private ownership. A 10 hole RC drilling programme will target an anomolous zone. Click for more details...

CANNINGTON PROJECT - HONEY POT - BASE METAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Mckinlay, QLD 4823 of Resource - Base Metals type of New development. Target delineation work will be required before drilling can occur. Click for more details...

NORTH WIDGIEMOOLTHA GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
North Widgiemooltha Gold Project - Resource is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is This area is similar to that of the Spargoville area to the north and consists of komatite ultramafic and basaltic units overlain by volcaniclasic and sedimentary rocks with minor dolerite, felsic and pegmatite intrusives. The Spargos Reward Shear, a reidel fault between the regional Kunanalling and Zuleika shear zones extends south from the Wattle Dam area through the North Widgiemooltha project area. A number of gold deposits, workings and occurrences are located along or inproximity to this shear and are defined by anomalous gold in soils. Click for more details...

ASHBURTON GOLD PROJECT - OLYMPUS & ZEUS
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approx 60km west of, Paraburdoo, WA 6754. Some 49 000 ounces of gold remain in oxide/transition reserves at Mount Olympus, above some 490 000 ounces of gold in refractory sulphide resources. There are numerous gold prospects that have been outlined along a corridor approximately 150km long to the northwest of Mount Olympus. Click for more details...

MOUNT GIBSON GOLD PROJECT - WOMBAT
Mount Gibson Gold Project - Wombat is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is The Wombat resource zone is situated 300m south of the plant site and encompasses a former high-grade open pit and underground resource, now largely mined out by previous operators, but which shows potential for structural repeats. Seven Rc drill holes for 838 m were put into the northern and southern flanks of the Wombat pit to resolve structural issues before planning further drill testing. Click for more details...

SIBERIA PROJECT - MISSOURI/SAND KING/PATCH/WAVERLEY/BANKS/KEITH
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 80 km north west of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 of Resource - Gold/Nickel/Cobalt type of New development. Planned production is 100,000 ounces per annum. Click for more details...

MUNDI MUNDI COPPER/GOLD PROJECT - K1/POLYGONUM - RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approx 50 kms north west of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880. A further three 500 metre core holes following the completion of further Moving Loop Electromagnetic surveys are planned to be drilled to assist in target definition. Click for more details...

ST IVES GOLD OPERATIONS - EXPANSION - LAKE LEFROY/INTREPIDE/SANTA ANA
A project in the WA Within Coolgardie. Located about 12 km north of the processing plant at St Ives. The feasibility study into a possible expansion of operations at St Ives has been completed and expansion has board approval. Drilling to date has extended to mine life to 6-9 years. The exploration programme has been elevated in intensity and is ongoing. Click for more details...

COUNTESS REGIONAL GOLD PROJECT
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Coolgardie Council Area for New development. The Mount is a granted mining lease covering the current Mount underground mine and surrounded by five granted prospecting licences. The total project area covers approximately 900 hectares and is located near Widgiemooltha, 100 km south of Kalgoorlie. Despite having been previously mined, the area had no stated resource. A global inferred resource of 2.06 million tonnes at an average grade of 5.5g/t containing 370,000 ounces has been announced. Click for more details...

MT VENN NICKEL PGM PROJECT - RESOURCE
135 km northeast of, Laverton, WA 6440 Has Mt Venn Nickel Pgm Project - Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. An EM survey is to be completed by the end of April 2005 and results will be released shortly. A 4000 metre RC drilling programme is planned to commence last week of may 2005. Click for more details...

NIQUEST NICKEL/GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Niquest Nickel/Gold Project - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is RAB drilling is designed to geochemically test the favourable basalt ultramafic contact at Hugo Nickel prospect. RAB drilling will also attempt to test the down plunge extent of the gold mineralisation at Lawsons. Follow up RC or Diamond drilling may follow. Click for more details...

BARROW CREEK PROJECT - NICKEL/COPPER RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Barrow Creek, NT 0872 of Resource - Nickel/Copper type of New development. Nickel, copper and silver mineralisation intersected over a strike extent of 800 metres. Click for more details...

PARKER RANGE PROJECT - NICKEL/COPPER RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Southern Cross, WA 6426 for New. Soil sampling has confirmed a large coincident nickel-copper-cobalt anomaly. Click for more details...

MEGASCOLIDES 1 - NARRACAN TROUGH - GAS RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Hunter Road, Warragul, VIC 3820. This type is Resource - Coalbed Methane Gas with Private ownership. 2D sesmic survey will explore the Crayfish group level oil play to provide suitable areas for drilling in 2006. The Narracan trough is a black seam extending from near Warragul south to Coal Creek at Korumburra and to Wonthaggi. Megascolides 1 well is expected to be gas charged with CBM targets from 700 to 1100 metres and the conventional gas targets at depths of 1700 metres. Click for more details...

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS INDUSTRY AND RESOURCE CONSULTANCY
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Barkly Shire Council Area of Petrological/Mineralogical/Analytical Services - Contract type. Panel contract for the provision of Petrological, Mineralogical and Analytical services for a period of 3 years. 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...

MOUNT HARCUS PROJECT - VARIOUS MINERALS RESOURCE
South east of Pipalyatjara, 200 km from, Yulara, NT 0872 Has Mount Harcus Project - Various Minerals Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. 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...

WARREGO TAILINGS PROJECT - SAMPLING DRILLING
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Barkly Shire Council Area for New development. Project to process existing tailings. Sample drilling & assaying program underway mid-2010. Click for more details...

SULPHIDE CREEK GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Sulphide Creek Gold Project - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is A three hole drill program in progress. Click for more details...

PERSEVERANCE JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at Via, Coolgardie, WA 6429 In The Council Area Of Coolgardie of Private. Recently completed grade control drilling has resulted in a 28% increase in the Indicated Resource from 448 000t @ 6.4%g/t for 92 100 contained ounces to 490 700t @ 7.5%g/t for 118 500 ounces as a result of the conversion of additional ounces. 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...

NANADIE WELL COPPER PROJECT - RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Meekatharra Council Area for New development. Recent AC drilling has identified gold and copper mineralisation. Drilling is planned to follow up encouraging results. Click for more details...

ELLENDALE EAST & ELLENDALE SOUTH JOINT VENTURE PROJECT
Resource - Diamond project at 160km east of, Derby, WA 6728 in the Mining (Exploration - Drilling). A previous drilling program confirmed the presence of a coarse fragmental unit & identified it as a discrete phase with the Permian-aged, Grant Formation. Petrological studies completed during the currnt period suggest that the lithology has a distinct marine component & is most likely to be a sub-unit of the Grant Formation. 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...

GOLDSWORTHY JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - IRON ORE RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 100km east of, Port Hedland, WA 6721 of Resource - Iron Ore type of New development. A drilling program of approximately 3000m is planned principally to test high priority iron ore targets. Click for more details...

PEAK HILL REGIONAL PROJECT JOINT VENTURE - DOOLGUNNA REGION - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at North of, Meekatharra, WA 6642. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. This area has hosted a number of alluvial gold discoveries, is adjacent to the structurally complex basin margin and is considered to be a highly prospective conceptual target. The Jacques prospect is a coherent geotechnical anomaly associated with a series of quartz vein sets within deformed sedimentary rock and sheared ultramafics, with individual veins taht are strongly brecciated. Click for more details...

PILGANOORA GOLD/NICKEL PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. Two licences cover approximately 10km of the Iron Stirrup Ultramafic, which is prospective for nickel sulphide mineralisation. Click for more details...

FRANKLIN RESOURCES JOINT VENTURE GOLD PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In La Trobe is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project The tenement covers the interpreted north-eastern extension of the strategically important Ross Creek Line of Mineralisation. 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...

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...

RED HILL PROJECT - TIN RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Wagga Wagga Council Area of Resource - Tin type. Historical accounts have stated that grades for the mine were averaging 6.5% tin and ranged from 2.5% to 14.5%. Mineralisation is hosted within a chloritic shear that cuts the granite. Click for more details...

BURT PLAIN PROJECT - COPPER/GOLD/URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Alice Springs Town Council Area of Private ownership. High grade metamorphics of the Palaeoproterozoic Arunta Block crop out in the north-east part, and sporadically in the western part of the tenement. Aeoromagnetic and gravity information shows anomalies indicative of a huge iron oxide system. It is interpreted to be seven kilometres long by five kilometres wide, and is in places within 50 metres of the surface. This area has many attractive exploration attributes including the geophysical signature is comparable with that over the giant Olympic Dam deposit in South Australia. The prospect is trannsected by the Stuart Highway and Australasia Railway Line. Of particular interest is the U/Th ratio data, which shows a general correlation of elevated values with drainage patterns. Significantly the highest occur in the central eastern part of the tenement area, adjacent to inferred and mapped structures. This further expands the uranium exploration area to include roll-front deposits in palaeochannels incised in basement, and calcrete deposits. Click for more details...

WEST MAITLAND PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Leonora Council Area for New development. A mineralisation zone 5km long and 800m wide has been discovered. Assay results have ranged from 50 to 110ppm uranium within calcrete which is considered to be significant. Click for more details...

DEEP CREEK PROJECT - BASE METAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 240km Northwest of, Charters Towers, QLD 4820 for New. Seven base metal anomalies have been identified within the tenement. Click for more details...

WANBANNA JOINT VENTURE NICKEL PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at East of, Leonora, WA 6438 of Resource - Nickel type of New development. The project area contains a significant inferred nickel laterite resource and is considered to be highly strategic as it abuts the Company's Murrin North project and provides a material increase in the overall resources held in the NiWest Nickel Laterite Project. The resource estimate is 14.9 million tonnes @ 1.00% Ni and 0.07% Co for a 0.70% cut off grade. Click for more details...

COOBER PEDY PROJECT - IRON ORE COPPER & GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Iocg project at Via, Coober Pedy, SA 5723 In The Council Area Of Coober Pedy of Private. The area is prospective for IOCG mineralisation. The tenement lies on a north-northeast structural corridor that contains the Olympic Dam and Prominent Hill deposits, and the more recent discoveries at Cairn Hill and Black Hills. The target is covered by about 100 to 150m of Mesozoic and Cainozoic sediments. Click for more details...

PRAIRIE DOWNS IRON ORE PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The East Pilbara Council Area of Resource - Iron Ore type. Rock chip sampling recorded a maximum value of 62.8% Fe from out cropping Marra Mamba Formation within the prospect area. The iron ore mineralisation is consistent with historical data and occurs along strike from the iron ore prospects located to the east along the Ophthalmia Ranges. 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...

CARINA IRON ORE OPERATIONS EXPANSION - CARINA HUB
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 52km N-NE of, Koolyanobbing, WA 6427 for New. A project to extend resources in the vicinity of the Carina mine. Investigations of likely strike extensions as well as previously recorded mineralisation within the Helena-Aurora Conservation Park & to include Jackson 5 (J5) locality & Bungalbin East. Click for more details...

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