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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...

REPUBLICAN GOLD/NICKEL PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Coolgardie is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Equinox has completed a mobile metal ion soil sampling programme. 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...

LEIGH CREEK PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Leigh Creek Coalfield 250km north of, Port Augusta, SA 5700. Flinders Diamonds Ltd are currently assessing the Leigh Creek Basins for diamonds by analogy with similar basins at Springfield and Boolcunda. A small exploration licence of 11 square kilometres has been applied for to cover the area around an anomalous drill hole. Click for more details...

BONNIE DOON COAL PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Central Highlands Regional is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Bonniedoon covers an area of 378 sq km in the central part of the Bowen Basin and lies in an area underlain by the Rangal Coal Measures. Exploration drilling by the Queensland Department of Mines has verified that at least four coal seam are present, dipping gently to the west and are variable in distribution and thickness. The Aries II seam appears to be the most persistent. Aquila executed an agreement with Bowen Central Coal Pty Ltd to form a Joint Venture to be known as the Bowen Central Coal Joint Venture, to explore, develop and mine for coal on all its current coal portfolio in the Surat and Bowen Basins, except a large portion of EPC 755 (Moranbah East). Aquila will share in the co-management of all JV activities through a jointly owned management entity. 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...

LAKE TORRENS BASE METAL & URANIUM PROJECT
Resource - Base Metals/Uranium project at 40km northeast of Olympic Dam via, Roxby Downs, SA 5725 In The Council Area Of Roxby Downs of Private. A diamond drilling program to test the strongest SDP soil is in progress, with the prospect on part of a complex structural zone known known as the Torrens Hinge. Click for more details...

BLAIR NICKEL MINE - AREA 57 - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Coolgardie is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project Recent mining at the southern end of the Area 57 shoot has highlighted the possibility of remnant ore remaining south of the upper developed levels. 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...

CUE GOLDFIELDS PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. The RAB & aircore drilling results for the Sept Qrt 2004 were 1m at 31.60g/t AU from 30m, 2m at 3.66g/t AU from 36m and 1m at 10.10g/t AU from 34m. RC and RAB drilling programme will be conducted in February/March 2005. 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...

RUTHERGLEN PROJECT
Via, Rutherglen, VIC 3685 Has Rutherglen Project currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. Previous detailed evaluations have highlighted the need for better geophysical data. 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...

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...

CLONCURRY COPPER SULPHIDE PROJECT - PADDOCK/ORPHAN SHEAR
Resource - Base Metals New project In The Cloncurry Shire Council Area. Inferred resource at Paddock is 220,000 t at 2.5% copper. Inferred resource at Orphan Shear is 50,000 t at 1.5% copper. Click for more details...

TOOLOOM PROJECT - FRASERS/EAGLE HAWK - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at South west of, Tooloom, NSW 2475 In The Council Area Of Tenterfield of Private. Nine Mile, Back Creek and Pine Gully are all key targets for the drilling programme. Eight Mile, Frasers, Doctors Gully, Deep Lead and Eagle Hawk are likely to be drilled in 2004. 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...

BANNOCKBURN GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Leonora Council Area of Private ownership. SAM survey targeting Jungle Well. Scoping study revealed that the gold resource for Bannockburn was 7.93 million tonnes grading 1.92g/t gold containing 489,000 ounces. The study recommended a substantial drilling program. Click for more details...

NORSEMAN GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCES
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at 4 km south of, Norseman, WA 6443. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. A resource estimate of 584,000 tonnes @ 2.2 g/t au for 41,300 ounces of gold for Iron duke and 418,100 tonnes @ 1.8 g/t au for 24,200 ounces of gold for Suprise. Click for more details...

BEACONSFIELD GOLD MINE JV - RESOURCE
5 West St, Beaconsfield, TAS 7270 Has Beaconsfield Gold Mine Jv - Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. An extensive RC drilling program is to target the North Please Creek tenements. UP to 20 RC holes to a depth of 200 metres will be drilled. Exploration is being undertaken in the area surrounding Beaconsfield mine. Two recent RC holes cut 0.8g/t gold over 35 metres, including 5.3g/t gold over 2 metres from 52 metres (hole BFRC17), and anomalous gold within the Johnsons Creek fault (hole BFRC18). 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...

CHARTERS TOWERS GOLD OPERATIONS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at via, Charters Towers, QLD 4820 of Underground Development type of New development. Initial development at Warrior of a 900 metres decline. Click for more details...

WAITE KAURI PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
Resource - Nickel New project In The Leonora Council Area. Nickel laterite. Click for more details...

NORNICO PROJECT - MOUNT GARNET SOUTH-RUDD CREEK - GOLD & PLATINUM RESOURCE
Nornico Project - Mount Garnet South-Rudd Creek - Gold & Platinum Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is As previously reported, anomalous gold, platinum and palladium mineralisation intersected in hole RCRC-02 was contained within a zone of 20m of +0.14% zinc. The Company believes the presence of elevated zinc levels in hole RCRC-07 is encouraging and further work is required to adequately test the gold, platinum basemetal potential. Click for more details...

BALLARAT EAST GOLD PROJECT
Via, Ballarat, VIC 3350 Has Ballarat East Gold Project currently at Construction stage. Includes geotechnical drilling of ventilation shaft, drilling from surface to define resource cross sections on Sulieman and first chance lines, drilling targets from surface on Yarrowee Creek anticline. 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...

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...

WOORONG CREEK COPPER & GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project for New development. The margin of the strong geophysical magnetic anomaly at Paragon Bore in the western part of EL2730 is also considered am important exploration target. 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...

REDAN PROJECT - GOLD/COPPER RESOURCE
Redan Project - Gold/Copper Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is RAB drilling will target the Chert ridge prospect. 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...

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...

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...

CONSTANCE RANGE IRON ORE PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Mt Isa City Council Area of Private ownership. Underground resource was estimated by BHP to be 250 million tonnes of 52% hematite iron 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...

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...

TANK WELL URANIUM PROJECT
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Near Willaraddie Creek via, Menzies, WA 6436. The ground contains several major radiometric anomalies grading in excess of 65ppm uranium over large areas. The largest anomaly is 5km long by 1.5km wide. The second anomaly is 4km long and 1km wide. The third is 2km long by .8km wide. The tenements also contain a large number of smaller anomalies around 300-500m across. Click for more details...

WONDAI PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Via, Wondai, QLD 4606. This type is Resource - Uranium with Private ownership. The area is characterised by eroded remnants such as shallow sedimentry cover rocks, overlying the uraniferous Boondoomba Granite. The area yields a very strong airborne uranium channel radiometric anomaly and contains evidence of significant anomalism. The area is located to the northeast of and upstream of rollfront uranium targets currently under investigation. Reconnaissance grab samples from the Wondai area have previously yielded up to 0.12% Molybdenum and 991ppm uranium. 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...

JERICHO PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at Via, Walhalla, VIC 3825 in the Mining (Exploration - Drilling). Drilling has traversed the pyrrhotite enriched siltstone and intersecting broken ground interpreted to be the fault zone expected to underlie the siltstone sequence. Further drilling will target gold mineralisation in a zone of intersection between the Victor's Quartz Reef and a diorite dyke rock. The zone of intersection is structurally analogous with the setting of the Cohens Reef Mine located south of Victor. 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...

WERRINGTON-OAK PARK JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - BASE METALS RESOURCE
Resource - Base Metals project at 50km South of, Kidston, QLD 4871 In The Council Area Of Etheridge Shire of Private. The tenement covers the Einasleigh Metamorphics that is considered prospective for world class Cannington and Broken Hill type lead-zinc-silver mines because part of the palaeoproterozoic metamorphics in the Georgetown block is correlated with Cannington and Broken Hill mine sequences. 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 RUSH PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Charters Towers Regional Council Area of Resource - Uranium type. More than 40 radiometric anomalies have been identified by previous explorers. Click for more details...

COLLAROY COPPER GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Northwest of, Nyngan, NSW 2825. This type is Resource - Copper/Gold with Private ownership. The company believes this northeast-southwest trending zone is highly prospective for copper and gold. 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...

TALISMAN EAST IRON ORE PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Ashburton Council Area of Resource - Iron Ore type. Foe exploration activities on the Biwanna prospect. Click for more details...

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