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DUCHESS OF YORK PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
60 km south east of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 Has Duchess Of York Project - Gold Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. During the quarter, Hampton carried out 2394 m of RAB bedrock drilling on a 200 x 50 m grid pattern plus 3 RC holes totalling 270 m. The main target zone covered by the RAB drilling extends southward from the Duchess of York prospect which is situated on top of an outcropping hill associated with intensely veined quartz prophyry. The zone covers a modest but distinct gold in soil auger drill anomaly and north trending lineaments interpreted from detailed aeromagnetics. Click for more details...

WINDERA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Cobar is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Regolith studies indicate that the previous shallow drilling programme may have ineffectively targeted a potential supergene horizon as gold may have migrated as deep as 80 metres. Click for more details...

ARUNTA PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Alice Springs, NT 0870 of Resource - Nickel/Copper type of New development. 4,637 sq km, including one granted EL of 1,523 sq km and 5 applications. Click for more details...

PARKER RANGE PROJECT - GOLDEN VIRGIN
Parker Range Project - Golden Virgin is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is The project includes the partly developed golden Virgin Open Cut Gold Mine, south of Marvel Loch in the Yilgarn. RC Drilling at Golden Virgin will be completed on a 20 metre by 10 metre spacing to test lateral extensions of known mineralisation the the north and west to a depth of 75 metres approx, and depth extensions of the known high grade shoot to 120 metres approx. 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...

DRUMMOND PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Mackay Regional Council Area of Private ownership. Drilling will target the wild horse prospect. The drilling programme will consist of up to six drill holes. Assay results from recent soil sampling survey have indicated a thin hardpan layer just below the surface. Grid based surface soil surface sampling over selected structural targets is planned for the June quarter. Sedimentary rocks intersected below the alluvial cover support the conceptual model. Click for more details...

MOUNT BUNDY PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Coomalie Community Council Area of Resource - Gold type. Indicated resource estimate is 15,141,000 tonnes of ore @ 1.34 g/t Au for 652,278 ounces of gold and an inferred resource of 1,461,000 tonnes of ore @ 1.23 g/t Au for 57,773 ounces of gold at an 0.7 cut off. 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...

TRAMWAYS NICKEL/GOLD PROJECT
Resource - Nickel/Gold project at 35 km north-east of, Norseman, WA 6443 In The Council Area Of Dundas of Private. Preparations are complete for an ultra-detailed aeromagnetic survey. Click for more details...

GLIDDEN GOLD /COPPER PROJECT - TAYLOR/HARDMAN
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Halls Creek Council Area of Resource - Gold/Copper type. The project with best intercept at Taylor of 1 metre grading 0.3g/t gold and 1.94% copper. The intervening strike extensions between Tayor River and Hardman will be assessed. Click for more details...

BROKEN HILL PROJECT - PLATINUM/BASE METAL
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Broken Hill Council Area for New development. Drill results included TPD 1 RC percollared to 221 m and NQ-cored to 402m. TCP 2, located 200 m to northeast was RC drilled to 360m. 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...

WEST PILBARA DIAMOND JOINT VENTURE - RESOURCE
West Pilbara Diamond Joint Venture - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is Results from the process sampling has yielded probale additional kimberlites. Fieldwork included first pass collection of 470 stream samples, 219 soil samples and 21 rock samples. Reconnaissance heavy mineral stream sampling was conducted at a sample density of approx one sample per 4sqkm. 70% of the samples have been visually examined to date. 249 samoles reported spinel. A further 131 follow up stream, soil and rock samples were collected in all three areas and anomalous spinel has been found in all three areas. Click for more details...

YOLANDE RIVER GOLD PROJECT - DIAMOND HILL/MADAM HOWARDS - RESOURCES
Prospect - Gold/Base Metals project at 4 km north west of, Queenstown, TAS 7467 in the Mining (Exploration - Drilling). This project is less than 3 km from the giant Mt Lyell copper/gold ore body currently being mined by Copper Mines of Tasmania. The Yolande River area is underlain by lithologies belonging to the Mt Read Volcanics which host several world class base metal/gold deposits in western Tasmania. The tenement covers the intersection of the NNE trending South Henty Fault and the east/west trending Firewood Siding Fault. Click for more details...

ROWES FIND GOLD PROJECT
Rowes Find Gold Project is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 15000000 it is These areas have potential to add mill feed to the Aldiss gold project. Resource estimate of 161 493 tonnes at 3.53g/t gold for 18 328 ounces gold. Click for more details...

COWAN NICKEL JV PROJECT - RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Coolgardie is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project RC drilling programme of 2000 metres to target Footes, South Higginsville and Orleans. Click for more details...

KURNALPI PROJECT - JUBILEE
A project in the WA Within Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Consultants Newexco consider that responses to the moving loop TEM survey are consistent with characteristics of a massive sulphide. Click for more details...

MOUNT BLEECHMORE PROJECT - VERMICULITE RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 100 km north east of, Alice Springs, NT 0870 of Resource - Vermiculite type of New development. The Mount Bleechmore vermiculite prospect is part of the Strangways diamond project area, and was discovered as part of a drilling programme for that area. 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...

REWARD GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. Inferred resource estimate of 124,400 tonnes @ 19 g/t Au for 75,900 ounces of gold. If the trial mining and sampling studies are successful at the Exhibition area then underground mining will conducted at the rate of 100,000 tonnes @ 20-30 g/t. The process plant has been redesigned and commissioning has commenced. In addition to the gravity sampling plant, which has a nominal capacity of 5 tonnes per hour, a mini-bulk sampling facility is being established on site for gold recovery from small development samples to provide a qualitative assessment of the vein sets as development proceeds. Click for more details...

LITCHFIELD PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at South west of, Darwin, NT 0800. A 450 metre drilling program targeting the Cobia and barra prospects. 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...

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...

NEW WATTLE DAM GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. The Western Zone is characteristically lower grade (1.8 to 2.5 g/t Au) and displays less alteration and shearing than the Eastern Zone. The two zones appear to coalesce to the north and south of the pit. Resource estimate of 226 500 tonnes at 18.0 g/t gold for 130 900 ounces gold. 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...

CENTRAL NORSEMAN GOLD OPERATIONS - NEW CHUM - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Norseman, WA 6443 for New. Resource estimate of an indicated and inferred mineral resource of 318,000 tonnes @ 1.98g/t for 20,000 ounces of gold. Geological mapping and interpretation has identified new targets for drilling. Open pit mining will be the preferred method because the ore is located at shallow levels. Mining design planning is in progress as well necessary government regulatory approvals. Click for more details...

AUBURN GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The North Burnett Regional Council Area of Private ownership. Reconnaissance geological mapping and sampling of the four gold prospects has returned some high grade results . An RAB drilling programme will be undertaken once the exploration licences are granted. Click for more details...

TOM PRICE IRON ORE PROJECT - NAMELESS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at 5 Km North West of, Tom Price, WA 6751. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. Reconnaissance mapping and sampling at the project has identified channel fill pisolitic iron mineralisation over a strike length of approximately 15 kilometres. Click for more details...

TALGA PEAK GOLD/BASE METALS PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at North West of, Marble Bar, WA 6760 of Resource -Gold/Base Metals type of New development. A 5000 metre RC drilling program. Click for more details...

TALGA GOLD & BASE METALS PROJECT
23 east north east of, Marble Bar, WA 6760 Has Talga Gold & Base Metals Project currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. The target area is prospective for gold and VMS style mineralisation, and in particular is interpreted to contain the strike extension of recently discovered, potentially economic gold mineralisation to the immediate east of the tenement by Mining Projects Group. Click for more details...

PROFESSOR ZINC PROJECT - RESOURCE
Near, Zeehan, TAS 7469 Has Professor Zinc Project - Resource currently at Early Planning stage. Inferred resource estimate of 350,000 tonnes @ 4% Zn. Scoping study will look at establishing a flow sheet to economically recover zinc from the surface zinc sulphide deposit at Grieves. Other work will be drilling to upgrade the resource, examining options for the treatment of underlying zinc oxide mineralisation and optimising the mining rate initially planned to be 200,000 tonnes per annum of ore @ 4% Zn for 6000 tonnes of contained zinc per annum. 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...

STONE TANK PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 265 EAst of, Carnarvon, WA 6701 for New. The project is located on the northern margin of the Gascoyne Province and covers a 7km radiometric anomaly with a coincident mapped calcrete. It was noted that the calcrete outcrop extends outside the area mapped and appears to extend along the length of the radiometric anomaly. 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...

GULF CREEK PROJECT - COPPER/ZINC RESOURCE
Resource - Copper/Zinc New project In The Tamworth Council Area. The deposit is considered to be a Cyprus pyrite style. THe ore is hosted in teh basalt and is closely associated with jasperoidal and cherty sediments and includes pyritic Cu-Zn and lesser pyritic (sulphide) ore. The project represents a highly prospective Cu-Zn exploration target, with a strong likelihood of delivering ore grade drill intercepts and potential mining operations. The extensive strike, width and multiple lode nature of the project warrants a drilling program to determine the strike and open pit potential of the mineralisation and drilling below the workings to determine the potential for modern underground mining. Mine records have estimated a probable ore reserves up to 50 000 tonnes of ore grading 2.7% Copper (Cu) and 4.65% Zinc (Zn) remain in the known ore lenses. 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...

VALHALLA NORTH PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Resource - Uranium project at North of, Mount Isa, QLD 4825 In The Council Area Of Mt Isa City of Private. The project has a number of highly prospective areas for uranium mineralisation. Historical drilling has intercepts of 17.8m @ 0.123% U3O8. These drill results confirm the prospectivity of the Company's project and have highlighted drill intersected mineralisation over a strike kength of one kilometre. 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...

BOWEN PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Bowen Project - Gold Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is The tenements are prospective for gold. Primary exploration targets include porphyry-related bulk tonnage gold deposits and epithermal gold-silver deposits. The tenements have 18 distinct gold-silver-copper discoveries, with the potential for a Carlton Hill-style deposit. Previous drilling yielded an intersection of 8m @ 3.2 g/t gold, including 1m @ 15.4 g/t gold. 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...

THE RETURN GOLD & BASE METALS PROJECT
Resource - Gold/Base Metals New project In The Etheridge Shire Council Area. A number of historical workings have produced significant amounts of gold, silver, lead and copper. Click for more details...

THE PYRAMID PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at 9km East of, Croydon, QLD 4871 In The Council Area Of Croydon Shire of Private. Six historic gold workings have been located within the tenement. Click for more details...

GREENVALE EAST GOLD TIN TUNGSTEN PROJECT
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 170km west-northwest of Townsville via, Greenvale, QLD 4816. The tenement area contains 14 known mineralised occurrences, including old workings that have produced modest volumes of tin tungsten and gold. Click for more details...

SCAMP ROCK URANIUM PROJECT
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 140km south of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430. The tenement covers a number of airborne uranium channel radiometric anomalies which trend in a north south orientation coincident with the Lake Johnston drainage channel, over 10km of strike. The project is prospective for surficial uranium mineralisation and buried palaeochannel mineralisation. 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...

MOUNT MCDONALD NORTH COKING COAL PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Approximatley 22km North-northeast of, Emerald, QLD 4720. This type is Resource - Coal with Private ownership. The tenement is known to contain semi-soft coking coal. The tenement is also near both road and rail facilities, and the Gregory Coal Mine. Only two drill holes within the tenement have been completed to a suitable depth to intersect the German Creek Coal Seam. Both these drill holes contain coal with excellent yields at low ash, moderate sulphur, very low phosphorus, and high specific energy. Based on the rank this coal would be suitable as a blend coking coal. Click for more details...

GOLDEN KING GOLD COPPER PROJECT
Addition project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 32km north of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880. A project located along strike of the historic Golden King Mine. Rock chip sampling preceded reverse circulation drilling to test multiple lodes hosted in a chlorite-altered corridor. A ground magnetic survey to detail lode outlines prior to follow up drilling. Click for more details...

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