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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...

KUNWARARA MAGNESITE OPERATIONS - KG2 EXTN
A project in the QLD Within Rockhampton Regional. Installation of a new crushing and screening circuit. Click for more details...

BURRA JOINT VENTURE ZINC LEAD PROJECT
Currently at the Early Planning stage In Queanbeyan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Results included 25 metres at 5.05% zinc, 0.44% lead, 18.2gpt silver from 33 metres, including 6 metres at 9.5% zinc, 0.82% lead, 6.2gpt silverfrom 34 metres and 1 metre at 6.86% zinc, .047% lead, 2 gpt silver from 64 metres. Mineralisation remains open to the south. Click for more details...

THACKARINGA PROJECT
Resource - Cobalt project at 25 km south west of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880 in the Mining (Open Cut). Metallurgical testwork undertaken, focusing on the potential to reduce capital & operating costs, reflecting reduction in the cobalt price. 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...

MENZIES GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Operating Mine project at Near, Menzies, WA 6436 in the Mining (Open Cut). Mining has commenced at the Menzies Project. Currently there are 10 114 tonnes @ 4018 g/t stockpiled on a ROM pad near the Lady Shenton, with an additional 3050 tonnes @ 2.69 g/t AU ready to be added to the stockpile. The Menzies Project has the potential to economically mine 157 500t at an average grade of 4.90 g/t Au (for approximately 25 000 ounces) over a 16 month perios. Mining will occur from five pits. They are Selkirk, First Hit, Lady Shenton, Lady Harriet and Yunndaga. Click for more details...

SHERWOOD - GOLD
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approximately 5 km southwest of, Cue, WA 6640 of Mine - Open Cut type of Addition development. Contract details not yet finalised as drilling & pit design work are continuing. Tender expected to include haulage of ore to company's nearby Tuckabianna gold treatment plant. Work to be completed late February 1996. Click for more details...

SKELETON FLAT PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Resource - Diamonds project at 50 km north of, Halls Creek, WA 6770 in the Mining (Open Cut). Main dyke identified from 0.8 to 1.8 metres, averaging about 1.2 metres. Five trenches identified green-blue-grey kimberlite facies material. Representative samples from trenches 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 are currently undergoing micro diamond testing. Click for more details...

GREENBUSHES TANTALITE OPERATIONS - UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT/EXPANSION
Underground Decline - Ongoing Development project at Near, Greenbushes, WA 6254 in the Mining (Open Cut). Three year contract. Underground production will be 500,000 lbs of Ta2O5 per annum with ramp up taking 18 months and a capital expenditure of A$10 million. Full production for both the underground and open cut is expected to be 1.1 million lbs per annum. Click for more details...

MOUNT OWEN COAL OPERATIONS - ROM RECEIVAL FACILITY
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Singleton Council Area for New development. Construction and operation of a ROM receival facility and haul roads to enable Mount Owen Mine to process ROM coal from Ravensworth East and Glendell mines. Click for more details...

WEIPA BAUXITE OPERATIONS - ANDOOM/NEWEIPA PROJECT
Bauxite Mine - Expansion New project In The Weipa Shire Council Area. Expansion of Weipa bauxite production to 16.5 million tonnes, and a move to a two mine operation. Click for more details...

SOUTH WALKER COAL MINE
Coal Mine - Initial Development project at Approx 25 kms west south west of, Nebo, QLD 4742 in the Mining (Open Cut). Suitable for open pit mining with soft overburden and relatively low stripping ratios. Click for more details...

RANDLES FIND NICKEL SULPHIDE PROJECT - RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at Between Leonora and, Leinster, WA 6437. Randles Find is located about 100 km south of Jubilee's Cosmos nickel mine and adjoins Bannockburn. Intercepta to date have not been of economic widths, but have been high grade. this indicates ptoential to host bodies of nickel sulphide mineralisation of significant size. During a three month extension to the JV agreement , Jubille is undertaking a final project evaluation, possible including drilling further diamond core holes. Click for more details...

KOOLYANOBBING IRON ORE OPERATIONS - JACKSON/WINDARLING
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Yilgarn Council Area of Private ownership. Includes facility establishment, pre-production development, ining and train loading from the Mount Jackson and Windarling tenements. Click for more details...

YERILLA PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project The project covers an area of approximately 18.5 sq km. Click for more details...

MUNGARI WEST PROJECT - WHITE FOIL
18 km northeast of, Coolgardie, WA 6429 Has Mungari West Project - White Foil currently at Construction stage. Resource of 11.8 million tonnes at 2.42g/t gold for 915,000 ounces of gold. Click for more details...

THE GRANITES GOLD OPERATIONS - BUNKERS HILL/TWIN HILLS
The Granites Gold Operations - Bunkers Hill/Twin Hills is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is Results from the December 2000 quarter drilling to test lithologies between Bunkers Hill and Twin Hills were disappointing, with best 60 at 0.5g/t. Click for more details...

DOUGLAS MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - ACAPULCO/BONDI/ECHO
A project in the VIC Within West Wimmera. A $270 million project to develop the Douglas mine, mineral separation plant and associated infrastructure. The project approved is larger than the original proposal. The initial capacity of the mineral separation plant has been almost doubled from 30 to 55 tonnes per hour. Click for more details...

SUNSHINE PROJECT
Resource - Gold project at West of, Laverton, WA 6440 In The Council Area Of Laverton of Private. A total of 2,240 m of RAB drilling were completed in 49 holes testing previously defined soil anomalies. all holes were sampled as 4 m composites. Click for more details...

TENNANT CREEK JOINT VENTURE - QUEEN OF SHEBA
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Barkly Shire Council Area of Private ownership. Interpretation & modelling of recently acquired detailed helicopter magnetic data has identified a high priority target at the Queen of Sheba Prospect. Previous work at this location although returning encouraging results failed to intersect economic mineralisation. With the aid of the new data & downhole magnetic probe surveys, a large magnetic body has been modelled at depth with two near surface extensions neither of which have been intersected by previous drilling. 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...

CHALLENGER GOLD OPERATIONS
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Roxby Downs Council Area for New development. The first gold bar at the Challenger Gold project was poured on 12 October during the commissioning process with the first shipment of gold bullion, expected to total 750 ounces, scheduled for 24 October. Ramp-up to full production levels is expected by the end of October. The initial open pit will recover 105,000 ounces of gold over a 20 month operating period from the start-up in October 2002 with head grades expected to average 5.9 g/t. Click for more details...

KANMANTOO - TAILINGS RETREATMENT FOR COPPER PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Mount Barker Council Area of Tailings Retreatment - For Copper type. Old open-pit mine with host rocks to the mineralisation that are garnet-andalusite-biotite schist of the Cambrian Kanmantoo Group. Stockpiles of copper oxide ore are expected to be a 3 year project. They are to be crushed to 25mm with a leaching period of approximately 12 months using natural acid mine drainage (consisting of 145 megalitres at PH 2-3). Rehabilitation will be undertaken in-house simultaneously as stockpiles diminish. Click for more details...

BANNOCKBURN GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

CORNELLA PROJECT
Resource - Gold New project In The Greater Bendigo Council Area. A small drilling campaign of 600 metres is planned to test the eastern limb of the anticlinal structure, before a resource estimate can be made to Jorc standards. Click for more details...

FRASER RANGE GRANITE OPERATIONS - MUNGARI GREY
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Dundas Council Area for New development. Mungari Grey granite quarry produces cut granite for export and the domestic market. The granite is loaded by company personnel onto trucks supplied by the customers. Click for more details...

RAVENSWORTH/NARAMA COAL OPERATIONS - RAVENSWORTH WEST - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Singleton is a project estimated to be $ 30000000. This project The mine will produce coal at the rate of 1.0 to 1.5 million tonnes per year for six years. Development cost of $30 million are expected. The operation will share existing infrastructure and equipment with Ravenswood East. The Ravensworth/Narama complex, located in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, includes the Ravensworth East operation, Ravensworth West mining tenements and Coal and Allied's share of the Narama operation. Click for more details...

MIDDLEBACK RANGES OPERATIONS - PROJECT MAGNET - IRON ORE RESOURCE
Middleback Ranges Operations - Project Magnet - Iron Ore Resource is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 100000000 it is Total cost of Project magnet to be $250 million. Includes mine cut back, beneficiation facilities, slurry pipeline, conversion of Whyalla pellet plant, construction of a desulphurisation plant and upgrade of port storage and handling facilities. Click for more details...

KENNEDY SILKSTONE QUARRY OPERATIONS
Currently at the Construction stage In Mt Isa City is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Includes drill & blast, crushing & haulage. Click for more details...

BEACONSFIELD NICKEL/CHROMITE PROJECT - RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The West Tamar Council Area for New development. This licence covers 34 square kilometres and covers defined nickel and cobalt laterite deposits and extensive chromite occurrences. Click for more details...

STANTON PROJECT
A project in the NT Within Roper Gulf Shire. Proposed as a small open cut to supply feedstock to the company's cobalt chemicals business in Newcastle, New South Wales. Following a scoping study carried out by an independent engineer, the board is considering Infill drilling to confirm the preliminary reports. timing of infill drilling is dependent on weather conditions and availability of contractors for this exercise. Click for more details...

COCKATOO ISLAND IRON ORE OPERATIONS
Mining (Open Cut) project at 130 km north north east of, Derby, WA 6728 of Resource - Iron Ore Below Mean Sea Level type of New development. The review of operations included resource definition, geotechnical stability, capital expenditure, operating costs and open pit dewatering. The results of the resource defintion review were better than originally believed. The geotechnical review of the seawall was positive. Water inflows from the test bores are lower than forecast, enabling a simpler dewatering model. Open sump pumps will be able to handle the revised inflows. The dewatering system is efficiently controlling all the current water inflows to the pit. Fortnightly export shipments are to resume in August 2004. (Current shipments monthly). Click for more details...

MULYANGARIE PROJECT - COPPER - GOLD RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at 50km NW of Broken Hill, ., SA 5999. The joint venture project area covers part of Mulyangarie and all of Mundi Mundi. Associated project ID no 290917 reported Mining Report this Issue Exploration Secn. 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...

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...

KILKENNY SOUTH - MOUNT KILDARE PROJECT - NICKEL COPPER & ZINC RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. As previously reported, significant potential exists to increase the resources base through screening upgrade of the silica rich zones located around existing chrysoprase workings. At both Eucalyptus and to a lesser extent Mount Kilkenny, silica banding has been identified in chrysoprase pits. Sampling of the nickeliferous clays between the silica banding has provided nickel assays from 1.2% to 2.3%. A drill programme within the silica zones at Mount Kilkenny will be undertaken to evaluate the screening concept. Potential exists to unlock substantial tonnages should the screening work prove successful. The Company is still to decide whether the nickel-laterite resources, on the granted mining leases, may to be treated at Murrin Murrin JV Glencore via toll milling, or to be stand alone projects needing a treatment plant. Click for more details...

HUNTER VALLEY COAL OPERATIONS - RIVERVIEW EXTENSION
Currently at the Planning stage In Singleton is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Extension of pit by approx 37 hectares. Click for more details...

KARA TUNGSTEN MINE - L5 DEPOSIT
Resource - Tungsten project at 40 Km South of, Burnie, TAS 7320 in the Mining (Open Cut). 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...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - ELLENDALE PIPE 12/ELLENDALE PIPE 13 - RESOURCE
Ellendale Diamond Project - Ellendale Pipe 12/Ellendale Pipe 13 - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is Six drill targets have returned geochemical assay results displaying lamproite affinities. New lamproite fissure intrusions are likely and further testing will be undertaken. Two large pipes are being prepared for bulk sampling. Six million tonnes of tuffaceous lamproite was identified in Ellendale Pipe 13 in Terrace 5 headwaters. Click for more details...

FOWLER GOLD & NICKEL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Ceduna Council Area for New development. The Fowler Project contains numerous large Hiltaba Suite intrusives and large structures which were active and controlled the emplacement of these large intrusive bodies. This area has the necessary ingredients to produce orogenic gold deposits and has not been tested. Calcrete sampling will be used to define anomalies which will be drill tested. 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...

STYX BASIN COAL PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

ANTHILL COPPER PROJECT
via McNamara's Hwy 100km northwest of, Mount Isa, QLD 4825 Has Anthill Copper Project currently at Construction stage. A project based on a resource estimate (inferred, indicated) of 2.4 million tonnes (Mt) containing 27,000t of copper. Conventional drill & blast open cut operations to develop a pit 500 x 800m & 120m deep. After removal by hydraulic excavators, ore to be trucked to an interim run-of-mine (ROM) stockpile prior to haulage along McNamara Road to the existing processing plant at Mt Kelly. A mine infrastructure area (office building, first aid room, crib room, ablutions). Also heavy vehicle workshop with down pad & oil water separator, storage (explosives, fuel, scrap steel, stores, waste hydrocarbon). Diversion of Johnson Creek. Dewatering bores. Bunded waste rock dumps up to 40-50m high. Sediment dams. Haulage & access roads. Sewerage treatment plant. 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...

COLLAROY COPPER GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

WANBANNA JOINT VENTURE NICKEL PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

CAIRN HILL MAGNETITE COPPER GOLD PROJECT - OPEN CUT MINING CONTRACT
Mining (Open Cut) project at Stuart Highway 55 Km South East of, Coober Pedy, SA 5723 for New. For the provision of open cut mining services at an approximate rate of 1.4 Mtpa. Click for more details...

GLEN ISLA GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) New project at 50km southeast of, Dubbo, NSW 2830. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. Drill results from the northern-most hole completed at Glen Isla returned a strongly anomalous gold intersection, which indicates the potential for a near surface mineralized system extending north of current drilling. Click for more details...

JIMBLEBAR IRON ORE OPERATIONS - WHEELARRA HILL - MINING CONTRACT EXTENSION
Mining Contract - Open Cut - Extn project at 40km east of, Newman, WA 6753 in the Mining (Open Cut). Provision of complete surface mining services including drill & blast, mining, crushing & on-site train loading. Conventional mining methods sees ore extracted by drilling & blasting being loaded by hydraulic excavators and/or front end loaders into off-highway rear dump haul trucks for transport to the primary crushing areas or to blending stockpiles. Work on deposits W1, W2, W3 & W5 should allow production to increase from 8 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 12Mtpa. Contract extended by 3 years. Click for more details...

WODGINA DSO PROJECT STAGE 3
Currently at the Construction stage In Port Hedland is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project A project to mine the Hercules deposit under the Wodgina DSO Project - Stage 3 which will include two pits, Hercules North & Hercules South along an approximate 1.5km strike length.. Hercules lies to immediate north-west of the existing Project & is located adjacent to the existing Wodgina Tantalum mine, operated by Global Advanced Metals Wodgina Pty Ltd (GAM), within tenements owned by GAM. The site lies within the Kangam pastoral Lease. An Infrastructure Sharing Agreement between Atlas Iron Limited (the Proponent) & GAM provides for use of the crushing & screen plant, as well as a 10 megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, a 300-person accommodation camp & associated mine administration facilities. Approximately 7.4Mt of ore will mined from the Hercules deposit at a production rate of 3 Mtpa. Click for more details...

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