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MORGAN RANGE PROJECT - HUMPBACK/PILOT
Mining (Open Cut) project at Musgrave region, ., WA 6999 for New. The surface magnetic and EM survey as well as a soil-sampling programme have been completed at Humpback and Pilot. The results of the EM survey confirm the presence of the conductors first identified in the airborne EM survey. Further assessment of the data is underway. Click for more details...

GULGONG PROJECT
Resource - Gold project at via, Gulgong, NSW 2852 In The Council Area Of Mid Western Regional of Private. Targets for drilling have been modelled from low level high resolution aeromagnetic survey data. Click for more details...

UNION REEFS GOLD OPERATIONS - MINE & PLANT
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Katherine Town Council Area of Mine/Infrastructure type. Includes Union Reefs Gold Project and a 2.8mtpa gold plant, on care and maintenance since late 2003, and related site infrastructure. Situated 50 km south of Bocks Creek and Cosmo Deeps and approx 20 km north of Pine Creek. 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...

MOUNT OWEN COAL OPERATIONS
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Via, Singleton, NSW 2330. This type is Open Cut Mine - Production Increase with Private ownership. Includes proposal to increase Run of Mine (ROM) coal production at Mount Owen from 8Mtpa to 10Mtpa; extending mining operations at Mt Owen in the approved pit C area and the development of a shallow resource adjacent to the pit C area, referred to as the Eastern Rail Pit; developing an out of pit overburden dump known as the West Dump; continuing to operate a ROM receival facility. Click for more details...

EYRE PENINSULA GYPSUM - BARNA
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Via, Kimba, SA 5641. This type is Resource - Gypsum with Private ownership. Agricultural use. The current god season has increased demand for the product. Further deposits on site likely to be developed. Click for more details...

CENTRAL DESERT JV TANAMI DESERT - GOLD
Central Desert Jv Tanami Desert - Gold is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 20000000 it is Work to date includes resource definition, pit planning, metallurgical testwork & scoping studies (on several deposits). Area contains Jim's Find, Jim's South, Dogbolter & Redback deposits with a total estimated resource of 4.6mt grading 3.4gpt gold. Initial mining involving 7 small pits is envisaged with an average strip ratio of 9:1. Earlier drilling results included 8m grading 76.5gpt gold from Dogbolter's main zone. First deposits to be mined to also include the Harleys area. Mining reserves currently estimated at 2mt grading 3.8gpt gold with potential to prove up additional reserves. Haulage of ore to the plant site approximately 8 km distant & up to 25 km (Jim's Find deposit) is included in this tender. Original contract period is for 2 years with a 2 year option. These deposits to be mined to various depths up to 110m for this 1mtpa operation. Haulage roads to be constructed as mine site are developed. Click for more details...

MINJAR NORTH PROJECT - SILVERSTONE SOUTH
Resource - Gold New project In The Yalgoo Council Area. Intercepts have included 16 metres at 20.56g/t gold and 10 metres at 18.56g/t gold. A number of holes have been drilled below the base of the existing pit. Click for more details...

JUBILEE GOLD OPERATIONS - MOUNT MARTIN
Mine - Open Cut project at Approximately 37 km southeast of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 In The Council Area Of Kalgoorlie-Boulder of Private. Tender to involve 521,000t of ore & about 6.9mt of waste (strip ratio of 13.1:1). An open cut operation extending over approximately 18 months with mining to a depth of 150m is envisaged. Click for more details...

MUD TANK VERMICULITE OPERATIONS
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at Plenty Hwy 160 km northeast of, Alice Springs, NT 0870. An insitu resource of several million tonnes of vermiculite is indicated & a net saleable yield of 750,000t has been estimated. A mine life in excess of 20 years is currently envisaged. This contract to form a shallow gravel pit with extraction using a bulldozer for ore extraction. Minimal cartage required for this initial work. Click for more details...

CUE GOLDFIELDS PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

COPPER KNOB PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. The Copper Knob Lease contains a low grade resource of approximately 700,000 tonnes at 1.4g/t gold. Development of a commercial resource will depend on whether the sulphide ore can be processed economically. Sulphide mineralisation currently being appraised from samples from an early May 2003 driling programme. A small number of exploration RC holes will be drilled to further investigate the previously untested subsidiary structures on the Copper Knob lease. Click for more details...

SELWYN CENTRAL PROJECT
Resource - Base Metals project at 100 km south of, Cloncurry, QLD 4824 In The Council Area Of Cloncurry Shire of Private. BHP Billiton have identified the tenement as having the potential to host lead-zinc-silver mineralisation as part of an in-house regional targeting initiative. Click for more details...

HAZELWOOD COAL MINE/POWER STATION
Mining (Open Cut) project In The La Trobe Council Area of Private ownership. Manufacture, supply & delivery. Click for more details...

LISLE PROJECT - GOLCONDA/PANAMA/ENTERPRISE/GOLD CREST/POTOROO
Lisle Project - Golconda/Panama/Enterprise/Gold Crest/Potoroo is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is Long gold intersection, including a high grade gold intersection of 6.9metres at 1.8g/t gold. Click for more details...

BROADS DAM JOINT VENTURE GOLD PROJECT - BLUE FUNNEL
Broads Dam Joint Venture Gold Project - Blue Funnel is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is Extraction using a 65t excavator & 3 trucks of 86,000t from the floor of the existing pit. Toll processing at Fortescue Mine Group's Greenfield Mill for 9000 ounces (oz) of gold. Click for more details...

NYMBOOL GOLD PROJECT - BLACKS CREEK - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project at 120 km south west of Cairns & north west of, Mount Garnet, QLD 4872 for New. The Nymbool gold-copper prophyry system and associated gold mineralisation is located just north-west of the township of Mount Garnet. A small resource of low-grade gold (2.4 million tonnes grading 0.7g/t gold) has been outlined at the Nymbool Gold prospect but exploration is still at an early stage. Click for more details...

TENT HILL PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Halls Creek Council Area of Private ownership. Lag sampling programmes have returned anomalous gold-arsenic values from subcrop and shallow cover areas within the tenement. At Tent Hill North, gold values ranging from 2 to 5 ppb gold outline an area of subcrop covering approximately 5 square km, on a 200 x 200 metre sampling grid. At Tent Hill South, regional lag sampling has returned a zone of gold-arsenic-bismuth anomalism through shallow sand cover (approx 1 metre). Infill lag sampling is in progress and RAB/vacuum drilling will target the anomalous zones. The Tent Hill anomalies occur within interpreted Kookaburra-Larranganni stratigraphy. Click for more details...

BURNETT PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Burnett Project - Gold Resource is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is Ongoing scoping studies are being conducted over previously reported gold resources within the Yarrol and Mt Steadman tenements. The Company is progressing well in capturing all available data, both historical and modern, into digital format. Click for more details...

COOLGARDIE GOLD OPERATIONS - EMPRESS/LINDSAYS
Resource - Gold New project In The Coolgardie Council Area. Empress is an operating underground mine. Click for more details...

BAMBOO CREEK GOLD OPERATIONS - BULLETIN/MOUNT PROPHECY
Resource - Gold Renovations, Refurbishments etc. project In The East Pilbara Council Area. Over the September and December 2004 quarters the company plans to mine and process 14,000 tonnes at 4.5g/t form the current Bulletin pit and 190,000 tonnes at 4.0gt from the Western End Of Bulletin pit. Click for more details...

LOGANS JOINT VENTURE - YILMA
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at 15 km north of, Widgiemooltha, WA 6443. The project from significant intercepts of 4 m composite samples, were 0.76 gpt/gold from 40 m to 44 m and 0.25 gpt/gold from 56 m to 60 m. Click for more details...

BULONG EAST NICKEL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Bulong East Nickel Project - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is The project area is adjacent to Herons Bulong prospect (part of the Kalgooreli nickel project). Click for more details...

EILEEN BORE PROJECT - PLATINUM/NICKEL/COAL RESOURCE
Resource - Platinum Group/Nickel/Copper project at East Kimberley area via, Halls Creek, WA 6770 in the Mining (Open Cut). Detailed surface soil sampling over the Black Bull prospect identified a nickel copper soil anomaly. 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...

GULLEWA PROJECT
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) 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...

ADELONG PROJECT - BATLOW
A project in the NSW Within Tumut. A 6,500 metre drilling programme is planned for February 2004 to test some of the 60 gold reefs mined in the late 1880s and expand gold resources already established within the mining ;lase. Click for more details...

KINGSTON PROJECT - MONTEGO BAY
Mining (Open Cut) project at via, Stawell, VIC 3380 of Resource - Gold type of New development. RC drilling to test the Montego Bay prospect has been completed. This prospect was defined by soil, stream sediment and rock chip sampling and extends east-northeast from the historic Kingston mine. The surface gold anomaly is associated with a conspicuous east-northeast striking quartz-breccia ridge with a strike extent of about 500 m. The drilling programme comprised 1,706 m in 16 holes which tested approx 400 m of the strike extent of the surface anomaly. Click for more details...

PIPELINE PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project at South east of, Cobar, NSW 2835 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Golden Cross recently completed a programme of RAB drilling, auger drilling and rock chip sampling at Canbelego. Encouraging results were returned from the South Mount Boppy and Birthday prospects. Click for more details...

BAYSWATER & LIDDELL POWER STATIONS
State ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Muswellbrook Council Area for New development. 1,000,000 to 1000,000,000 gigajoules. Click for more details...

GASCOYNE PROJECT - ARTHUR RIVER/BERYL HILL
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at via, Gascoyne Junction, WA 6705. A 50 tonne per hour jig plant to assess production potential for columbite and alluvial tantalite. Click for more details...

COSMOS NICKEL OPERATIONS - ANOMALY 1 - RESOURCE
Cosmos Nickel Operations - Anomaly 1 - Resource is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is Resource estimate is 53 Mt @ 0.62% Ni for 328,000 tonnes of contained nickel metal. The measured and indicated estimate is 41 Mt @ 0.65% Ni for 265,000 tonnes of contained nickel. Click for more details...

BULGA/WALLERAWANG COAL OPERATIONS
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at South of, Singleton, NSW 2330. Part of contract let for whole of Oceanic coal operations. Various sites, hunter Valley area. Click for more details...

MEEKATHARRA GOLD OPERATIONS - NORIE EAST/MULLA MULLA/CASSIA
Resource - Gold project at Great Northern Hwy, Meekatharra, WA 6642 In The Council Area Of Meekatharra of Private. Mulla Mulla is a 1,400 x 1,200 metre transported alluvium covered gold anomalous target zone approximately 7 km south-east of the companies Meekatharra process plant. Analysis of recently completed drill programmes has significantly advanced Mulla Mulla (Eastern Trend) and Bluebush/Mingah, and identified two new targets. A further 33 RC and two RC/core drill holes (5,370 metres) have been completed at the Mulla Mulla 800 x 100-300 metre Eastern Trend, 7 km south-east of the Bluebird gold treatment plant. The aircore drill programme has also identified and partially defined a number of other gold target areas, including Kanji and Miniritchie, in the 8 km of strike immediately south of Mulla Mulla. Click for more details...

TURNER RIVER GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
A project in the WA Within Port Hedland. Previous drilling (late 2003) made significant intercepts of gold mineralisation. Click for more details...

BHP BILLITON IRON ORE RAPID GROWTH PROJECT 2 - OREBODY 18 DEVELOPMENT
Bhp Billiton Iron Ore Rapid Growth Project 2 - Orebody 18 Development is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 50000000 it is Orebody 18 contains a total resource of 178 Mt, comprising a measured resource of 136Mt, indicated resource of 38Mt and inferred resource of 4Mt. Rapid growth project 2 will involve an initial capacity of 8Mtpa, though a capacity of 12Mtpa will be installed. Click for more details...

MONARCH GOLD MINE - SALE OF MINE
Mining (Open Cut) project at (via Dimbulah) 75 km north west of, Cairns, QLD 4870 of Sale Of Mine type of New development. Expressions of interest should be sent to Tim Michael C/- Ferrier Hodgson (QLD) GPO Box 838 Brisbane QLD 4001. Email: fhqld@fh.com.au Telephone 07 3831 4833. Current work defined a target by representative sample drilling. Target consists of 320,000 t along strike to a depth of 10m at 4.6g/t gold and a further 65,000t to a depth of 100m @ ~ 15g/t gold. Reserves: 369,000t including 49,000t drill indicated and measured with a potential of 900,000t updip from strike. A further known potential exists outside the subject area and at greater depth. Click for more details...

CENTRAL NORSEMAN GOLD OPERATIONS - NEW CHUM - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

GELORUP LIMESTONE QUARRY - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at (Lots 313-317) Harewoods Road, Gelorup, WA 6230. This type is Resource - Limestone with Private ownership. Sanstone and limestone will be extracted from the site. Click for more details...

MOUNT NEWMAN IRON ORE OPERATIONS - OREBODY 25 EXTENSION - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at 8 Km North east of, Newman, WA 6753. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. Development comprises increasing ore production from approximately 7 Mtpa to 8 Mtpa. Mining will continue and be extended in Pits 1 and 3 into approved areas and in the case of Pit 3 below the water table. Overburden Storage Areas (OSA) and low grade ore stockpiles will be extended as well the progressive development of new OSA's and the placement of overburden in existing and new mined out pits. Haul roads and light vehicle access roads will be constructed to open pits, OSA's and mine infrastructure. Click for more details...

BENGALLA COAL OPERATIONS - WANTANA EXPANSION
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at Bengalla Rd, Muswellbrook, NSW 2333. Extension of mining operations into the Wantana Extension area. Minor only infrastructure modification required including extension of some buildings & carparking facilities, relocation of existing facilities within the workshop and hardstand area & relocation & construction of some in-pit facilities. 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...

SAVAGE RIVER IRON ORE - NORTH PIT EXPANSION PROJECT
A project in the TAS Within Waratah-Wynyard. The Company currently have 150 tonne trucks. Subject to funding, the Company will need a larger New Mining Fleet, including 200 tonne trucks and associated mining equipment. Click for more details...

BOGGABRI COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION
Mining (Open Cut) project at 17km northeast of, Boggabri, NSW 2382 of Operating Mine - Expansion - Stage 2 type of New development. Expansion of existing Boggarbri open cut coal operations. Upgrade of the coal handling & preparation plant (CHPP) to increase throughput from 1.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 2.5Mtpa in 2011 & 4.3Mtpa in 2013. Installation of a new 132kV switchyard/sub-station/overhead power lines. Installation of modular buildings for offices & bathhouse extension. Construction of a light vehicle workshop, a heavy vehicle workshop with warehouse & a car park. 150 construciton jobs expected as well as 500 operational jobs. Click for more details...

GREENVALE EAST GOLD TIN TUNGSTEN PROJECT
New project of Mining (Open Cut) 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...

VOMACKA BASE METALS PROJECT
Resource - Base Metals project at 35 km s-w of, Charters Towers, QLD 4820 In The Council Area Of Charters Towers Regional of Private. Resource estimate (inferred and indicated) 743 000 tonnes grading 4.7% zinc, 1.8% copper, 1.4% lead, 0.5g/t gold and 46g/t silver. Click for more details...

PINE DALE COAL OPERATIONS - YARRABOLDY EXTENSION
Currently at the Construction stage In Lithgow is a project estimated to be $ 1400000. This project Further operations at the former Yarraboldy open cut pit to extract 800,000t approx of coal over a 3 year period. To commence with construction of an amenity bund prior to 2 years of open cut mining followed by 6 months of final rehabilitation works (minimally backfill/ reshaping/ revegetating of 10.3ha). Construction also of internal roads & a new intersection with the existing private coal haul road crossing. Decommissioning of the existing crushing facility & construction of new plant along with a crushing, stockpiling & maintenance area in the Extension. Click for more details...

ROY HILL IRON ORE PROJECT - MINE PROCESS PLANT - WATER TREATMENT PACKAGE
Water Treatment New project In The East Pilbara Council Area. For the supply of a water treatment package. Click for more details...

MINE SPECIALIST CONSULTANCY PANEL SERVICES
A project in the SA Within Various. Tenders to join a consultancy panel for the provision of specialty mining services over various projects. Areas of expertise to include geotechnical, geochemistry, landform/performance post closure & cover design. Click for more details...

MATILDA GOLD MINE OPERATION OPEN PIT MINING
A project in the WA Within Wiluna. Operation of open pit mine. Click for more details...

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