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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...

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...

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...

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 ISA MINES - BLACK STAR - OPEN CUT MINE
Open Cut Mine- Zinc/Lead project at North-west Queensland via, Mount Isa, QLD 4825 In The Council Area Of Mt Isa City of Private. Includes pre-stripping of waste ($22.5 million approx) and infrastructure ($5 million approx). Production is expected to be 1.5 million tonnes of ore per year to supplement the George Fisher underground. There is potential for further extensions to the mine. 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...

GERMAN CREEK EAST PROJECT
Deposit - Coal project at South East of, Dysart, QLD 4745 In The Council Area Of Isaac Regional of Private. Situated between two operating coal mines. It lies down dip and east of Anglo's German Creek opencuts and west of Foxleigh opencut mine. Both mines are developed on coal deposits in the Middlemount seam similar to the coals underlying the Aquila tenement. 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...

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...

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...

ERNEST HENRY COPPER/GOLD OPERATIONS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at East of, Cloncurry, QLD 4824 of Minesite - Resource Definition Drilling type of New development. Open pit copper-gold resources have increased by 32 million tonnes to 120 million tonnes. A new underground copper/gold resource of 5 million tonnes has also been established. Click for more details...

ROSEBY PROJECT - COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Roseby Project - Copper/Gold Resource is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 20000000 it is The exploration joint venture. The company is working towards delineating an open-pittable resource within the exploration area. Drilling at Bedford north and south continues to produce encouraging results. Assay results are pending for recently completed drilling at Burke & Wills. Additional drillig is required to test resources to depth of 200 metres approx. 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...

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...

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...

SOUTH WALKER CREEK COAL OPERATIONS
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at South of, Nebo, QLD 4742 for New. Mining services including in-pit drilling, coal sampling and analysis. CCI has established a testing laboratory at Moranbah. Click for more details...

BOMBANDY PROJECT - BOMBANDY EXTENDED
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at 30 km south of Peak Downs Highway via, Nebo, QLD 4742 for New. Bombandy Extended is approximately 50km south of the Peak Downs Highway. This Permit competes the coverage of the Coxendean syncline feature. Exploration in the December 2001 quarter was designed to quantify a potential resource area on Wilunga and Bombandy stations where three seams, Leichhardt Lower 2 (4m), Leichhardt Lower 3 (2m) and Vermont Upper (4.5m), subcrop around the nose of a local synclinal block. The work is ongoing, but so far, slimcore drilling has defined 38 million tonnes of Inferred Resources between 50 to 100m of cumulative overburden and interburden. 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...

ELGINVALE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Via, Kilkivan, QLD 4600 of Resource - Gold type of New development. 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...

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...

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...

MOUNT CHALMERS GOLD/COPPER PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Rockhampton Regional Council Area of Resource - Gold/Copper type. DC drilling targeting Tungamull. Click for more details...

MOUNT RAWDON GOLD & SILVER PROJECT - OUTER RAWDON - RESOURCE
A project in the QLD Within Bundaberg Regional. A total of 1,190 soil samples of 19 rock chips were collected and analysed with encouraging results with a best sample value of 30.85 g/t gold and 5.8 g/t silver. Low order anomalous gold and arsenic results were obtained over several targets south of Mt Rawdon. Click for more details...

MOUNT RAWDON GOLD & SILVER PROJECT - MOUNT SHAMROCK - RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at West south west of, Bundaberg, QLD 4670. Soil sampling in the area, o a 200 metre by 50 metre grid, has defined two continuous zones of gold and arsenic anomalism at the 50 ppb gold contour. Each of these anomalous zones had dimensions of 900 metres by 150 metres, with a highest value of 8,430 ppb. Click for more details...

STANTHORPE TUNGSTEN/TIN PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Southern Downs Regional is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Drilling program comprises 550 metres of DC drilling and 1250 metres of RC drilling. 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...

WARRIGAL CREEK PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
A project in the QLD Within Etheridge Shire. Cyanide leach stream sediment sampling showed stream gold anomalies to 30 ppb. Click for more details...

ALPHA COAL PROJECT
A project in the QLD Within Blackall Tambo Regional. Coal occurs in 5 seams A to E, 17% ash, with a 190km strike length and the potential for large tonnage of export Thermal coal. Click for more details...

STYX BASIN COAL PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Mackay Regional Council Area of Private ownership. 14m aggregate seams outlined during recent coal seam gas exploration, high head values of 34kj/kg swell to 7 1/2, prospective belt is 3km wide 20km long on the west side of the basin. Target is open cut and underground coking coal. Click for more details...

GLEN ISLA URANIUM PROJECT
Resource - Uranium New project In The Cloncurry Shire Council Area. The Main Channel deposit estimates run at an average grade of 0.05% U3O8 with 101.7 tonnes of contained Uranium. Click for more details...

CLONCURRY PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Cloncurry Shire is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Assay results from approximately 100 samples consisting of Toolebuc limestone has delineated several coherent, northwest-trending linear uranium anomalies each up to 2km in length. The prospective area for near-surface uranium mineralisation now covers approximately 10sqkm. The two largest of the four defined anomalies returned results generally in teh 50-200ppm U range up to a maximum of 230 ppm U. Most of the samples are also mineralised in molybdenum, up to 335 ppm MoO3. 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...

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...

WOOLGAR SOUTH PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Flinders Shire Council Area of Private ownership. The area is showing an extensive train of uranium anomalism in uranium channel radiometric data over sediments and channels draining from unconformity style mineralisation to the North. The Company will test the channels for roll front style uranium mineralisation. 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...

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...

ANDERSONS SOUTH PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCES
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Mt Isa City Council Area of Private ownership. The tenements contain at least three significant radiometric anomalies. These target areas are significantly larger (total strike length 15kms). The host rocks to these anomalies are a suite of lithologies that are particularly favourable for uranium mineralisation. Click for more details...

MARY KATHLEEN SOUTH PROJECT - URANIUM RESOURCE
Mary Kathleen South Project - Uranium Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is The tenement currently has two target areas that display radiometric anomalism, and contain rocls from the same geological formation found at the Mary Kathleen mine. These targets are considered geologically prospective for uranium and it is planned to conduct further tests on this area. Click for more details...

ESMERALDA PROJECT - GOLD/URANIUM RESOURCE
Resource - Gold/Uranium project at South east of, Croydon, QLD 4871 In The Council Area Of Croydon Shire of Private. Previous exploration has established the prospectivity of the property with the occurrence of high-grade gold mineralisation. Results include trench assays of 1m @ 36.8 g/t gold, 4m @ 8.6 g/t gold and 2m @ 16.7 g/t gold. The Company is also targeting uranium sourced from 'hot' granites. Existing deposits and airborne radiometric surveys demonstrate that the region is prospective for primary uranium in structurally controlled and replacement deposits and in secondary palaeo-channel uranium mineralisation. 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...

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...

MT RUBY PROJECT - IRON ORE RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Tablelands Regional Council Area for New development. The tenement covers an outcropping hill of ironstone and surrounding zone of magnetite-rich float. The iron at the tenement comprises a magnetite skarn and the iron assays up to 69.48% Fe with low phosphorous and silica. On the western side of the hill, zones of higher garnet content (up to 30%) were observed, but the garnet should be easily removed by crushing and magnetic separation producing a high-quality iron concentrate. 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...

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...

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...

EDWARD PROJECT - GOLD & BASE METAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Charters Towers Regional Council Area of Resource - Gold/Base Metals type. The tenement is on the eastern fringe of the Ravenswood Batholith. Significant rock chip assays historically reported include silver up to 44.3 g/t and copper of up to 15.4%. Click for more details...

THE DAVENPORT PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Approximately 100km Southwest of, Charters Towers, QLD 4820 of Resource - Gold type of New development. The tenement contains many historical workings with gold assays of up to 282 g/t being reported. 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...

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...

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...

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