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TRITTON COPPER MINE EXPANSION
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Bogan Council Area of Minesite type. A high grade copper zone has been confirmed under the eastern pit wall and ramp at Larsens. Recent drilling at Murrawombie has confirmed an extension of the sulphide ore body. Click for more details...

CURRANS WELL PROJECT - NICKEL/COPPER/PGM REOURCE
A project in the WA Within Murchison. The massive semi massive sulphide mineralisation was located at the contact between talc magnesite and amphibolite rocks and have some of the highest PGE intercepts. Best intersections include 7m @ 0.97% Ni, 1.44 g/t PGE and 0.49Cu including 3m @ 1.42% Ni, 1.82g/t PGE and 0.56% Cu. Click for more details...

LEIGH CREEK PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Open Cut) 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...

TIMBER CREEK PROJECT
Timber Creek Project is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 10000000 it is In 2004 kimberlite had been put through an on-site rented Dense Media Separation plant and the heavy mineral concentrate produced shipped to the Company's diamond recovery facility in South Africa for final diamond recovery. Rehabilitation of the areas where previous bulk sampling had been undertaken is planned. Click for more details...

YARRABEE EAST COAL PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. Coal production currently stands at 407 kilotonnes. Production will increase in the next half year in line with operational plans. Click for more details...

GLOUCESTER RUBY MINE
Mine - Rubies project at Mid way between Scone and, Gloucester, NSW 2422 In The Council Area Of Gloucester of Private. Mine production for December Quarter 2006 was 15,281 tonnes of gemstones. Click for more details...

PANTON NORTH JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - NICKEL/COPPER RESOURCE
Resource - Nickel/Copper project at East Kimberley area via, Halls Creek, WA 6770 in the Mining (Open Cut). Previous drillhole has returned an intercept of 51 metres at 0.28% nickel and 0.14% copper from surface, including 15 metres @ 0.48% nickel and 0.2% copper from 18 metres. The Mabel Hill intrusion and the new zone to the north form a narrow and elongate pyroxenite-gabbro-norite igneous body. The intrusion is interpreted to represent a feeder conduit, analogous in style to the Sally Malay and Voisey's Bay intrusions and their associated nickel-copper-cobalt sulphide mineralisation. Results indicate the Mabel Hill intrusive is a fertile, nickel sulphide rich system. The known prospect area, where the intrusion crops out, displays broad by low grade nickel sulphide mineralisation. The prospective target zone may extend for up to 2 km to the north. Click for more details...

MAGELLAN LEAD CARBONATE PROJECT - WILUNA
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. Five year contract. Click for more details...

LAKE WAY WILLIAMSON PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at 11 km south of Wiluna Gold Mine via, Wiluna, WA 6646. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. The Lake Way oxide resource is 15 km from the Wiluna plant. Prospects include Zenith, Zentih South, Red Lady, Red Lady South, Island Tyrrel, Vail, Williamson, Carroll and Prior. It is envisaged that lower cost oxide ores initially from Lake Way will in time supplement the underground ores currently being mined. Click for more details...

MERLIN DIAMOND PROJECT - STAGE 1
Approx 200 km east of, Daly Waters, NT 0852 Has Merlin Diamond Project - Stage 1 currently at Construction stage. First ore is likely to be available from the pits during November 1998. Work on the tailings dam is expected to be completed within 10-11 weeks of commencement. Click for more details...

CHARIOT GOLD PROJECT- MALBEC WEST
Mining (Open Cut) project at Via, Tennant Creek, NT 0860 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Interim resource has enabled an open pit to be designed with the base of the pit above the defined mineralisation. Click for more details...

ZEEHAN SLAG DUMP BASE METALS RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Near, Zeehan, TAS 7469. This type is Resource - Base Metals with Private ownership. The Zeehan slag dump contains residue material from lead smelting over 100 years ago. It includes 450,000 tonnes of material grading 13.4% zinc, 1.7% lead, 54g/t silver and 50g/t iridium. It is located approx 90 km southwest of the Hellyer metals project by road. Click for more details...

CHRISTMAS FLAT PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Kalgoorlie-Boulder. A gold/arsenic/tungsten anomaly with a strike length of 1,500 m. Click for more details...

YELLOW MOUNTAIN PROJECT - COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Lachlan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Drilling will target the Melrose Magnetic Anomaly. Click for more details...

BROWNS OXIDE PROJECT - NICKEL/COBALT/COPPER/LEAD RESOURCE
7 Km North West of, Batchelor, NT 0845 Has Browns Oxide Project - Nickel/Cobalt/Copper/Lead Resource currently at Construction stage. The ore is to be mined, crushed, ground and slurried on site. Ore will be processed in a onsite process plant and tailing will be stored in a onsite tailings dam. The in-ground oxide resource estimate for the Batchelor region projects has an estimated value at over 1 billion dollars. Measured resource is 18 million tonnes, indicated is 27 million tonnes and inferred is 37 million tonnes. Metals in the ground are lead at 1,865,000 tonnes, copper 622,000 tonnes, cobalt at 98,000 tonnes and nickel at 90,000 tonnes. There are also significant exploration prospects at Mount Fitch and Mount Burton. 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...

MERLIN DIAMOND PROJECT - STAGE 1
Screening For Dam Walls For Tailings Dam project at Approx 200 km east of, Daly Waters, NT 0852 In The Council Area Of Darwin City of Private. Providing plant, equipment and services for screening materials for the dam walls. Click for more details...

FORT CONSTANTINE SOUTH COPPER & GOLD PROJECT
Currently at the Early Planning stage In Cloncurry Shire is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project The Fort Constantine South Project is located 10 km south of the Ernest Henry Copper-Gold deposit and covers the same sequences and structures that host this deposit. Previous work focusing on magnetic anomalism has intersected strong alteration and anomalous copper mineralisation in drilling at several prospects. Click for more details...

LATROBE VALLEY COAL- DEPOSIT
A project in the VIC Within La Trobe. The area covered by EL4682 surrounds Flynns Creek. Click for more details...

THALANGA COPPER OPERATIONS- MOUNT WINDSOR/REWARD DEEPS - RESOURCE
Resource - Copper/Gold/Silver New project In The Charters Towers Regional Council Area. Production from Reward Deeps in the previous quarter was 17,781 tonnes of copper concentrate containing 27.28% copper and 0.8g/t gold. Click for more details...

HAPPY VALLEY PROJECT- COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approx 32 kms south south east of, Cloncurry, QLD 4824 for New. Includes four copper prospects - Mount Davis, Cut Snake, Sandy Creek and Consternation. Some sampling has ben undertaken. No significant results to date. Click for more details...

LAKE INNES PROJECT - HURLLS HILL/PACIFIC HIGHWAY
via, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Has Lake Innes Project - Hurlls Hill/Pacific Highway currently at Early Planning stage. In order to standardise with the Young and Beaconsfield Laterite resources, the resources at Hurl's Hill, the largest deposit at Lake Innes, have been calculated in lithological categories. Hurll's Hill has a resource of 10.6 million tonnes of which 68% fall in the Saprolite and Weathered Serpentine lithologies - the most favourable for the atmospheric pressure leach metallurgical process. 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...

GOLF/TOLLIS - GOLD
A project in the NT Within Katherine Town. An indicated resource of 8.76mt grading 0.85gpt gold has now been estimated (oxide, transition & primary ores) for this area. These deposits are being considered as future feed for the heap leach circuit at the Company's Mt Todd plant. Additional zone of mineralisation also undergoing evaluation & is included in current pit optimisation studies (Golf & Tollis). It is envisaged the Golf pit will provide waste for a new tailings dam to be constructed nearby. Click for more details...

CHARBON COAL OPERATIONS - OPERATING MINE
Charbon Coal Operations - Operating Mine is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 20000000 it is Developer is proposing to expand the open cut operations into stage 2 area of the mine. It will involve the production of 600,000 tonnes of coal per annum. The existing infrastructure at the mine will not be altered. Existing infrastructure includes a Coal Preperation Plant, stockpiles and transport infrastructure. Resource estimate is 7.1 Mt measured in-situ, 18.7 Mt indicated, 25.8 Mt recoverable, 5.8 Mt marketable. 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...

LOY YANG A COAL MINE/POWER STATION
Currently at the Construction stage In La Trobe is a project estimated to be $ 100000000. This project 21,000 megawatt Loy Yang Power Station and adjacent brown coal mine. Site 5,800 hectares approx. 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...

GOLDEN GROVE PROJECT - ZINC/COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Yalgoo Council Area of Minesite type. At Scuddles Deeps four drillholes all intersected significant mineralisation, defining the new Zeewijk mineralised zone. The Zone is interpreted to have a strike length of around 135m, a vertical extent of around 135m, and is around 20 m thick at an average grade of 14.5% zinc. This is a significant addition to the Scuddles resource, with positive implications for future development of the adjoining deep Batavia resource. At Gossan Hill, two further diamond drillholes into the new Ethel zone returned significant results. Click for more details...

COWAL GOLD PROJECT
Site Office project at North west of, West Wyalong, NSW 2671 In The Council Area Of Bland of Private. Includes the construction/supply of buildings and services required to establish a site office at the Cowal Gold Project. Capabilities required include-supply/fabrication of steel industrial shed, construction management, transportable office accommodation, fencing, electrical, concrete works, sewerage plant and plumbing. Click for more details...

KOOLYANOBBING IRON ORE OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at 50 km north north east of, Southern Cross, WA 6426. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. Northern Tenements Expansion. Click for more details...

MEEKATHARRA GOLD OPERATIONS - LUKES JUNCTION
Resource - Gold project at 10 km north of Bluebird plant via, Meekatharra, WA 6642 In The Council Area Of Meekatharra of Private. A re-assessment of this deposit which previously held an Indicated resource of 370,000 tonnes at 1.6 g/t (18,000 oz), suggested the possibility of economically recovering around 87,000 tonnes of oxide material at a grade of 2.0 g/t. 20 infill RC holes were subsequently drilled, giving significant intercepts. An OBM was subsequently constructed which contained 430,000 tonnes at 1.6 g/t (22,000 oz). Click for more details...

TREWILGA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
A project in the NSW Within Parkes. Drilling will target the Great Britain mine prospect during April/May 2005. 350 metres of aircore and RC drilling will be carried out. Previous drilling encountered 38 metres at 0.44g/t gold. 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...

PEKO TAILINGS DAM PROJECT - EARTHMOVING CONTRACT
Peko Tailings Dam Project - Earthmoving Contract is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is Earthmoving contract is for moving 4 million tonnes of magnetite stockpile to plant. Click for more details...

LAKE PRESTON LIMESTONE QUARRY EXPANSION - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. An extension of an existing 15 Hectares limestone quarry is proposed. The extension area will be 6 Hectares. 25,000 cubic metres of ore is expected to be extracted over the next four years. Ore will be extracted by a large front end loader. Click for more details...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - CENTRAL RECONNAISSANCE PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Approx 130 km south east of, Derby, WA 6728. This type is Resource - Diamonds with Private ownership. Re-evaluation fo the central areas of the Ellendale lamproite field is a cornerstone of the exploration programme. Most of the area was previously explored with older technology. There has been significant technological advances to assist in attaining more accurate results. 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...

SCOTIA MINE - TIN/SAPPHIRE RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project at 3 Km North via the Cape Portland Rd, Gladstone, TAS 7264 for New. Development comprises mining the Scotia open pit, constructing three tailings dams, one fresh water dam and a gravity processing plant with associated conveyors. Scheduling of pre-mining site works is complete. Development will involve road and bridge upgrading, provision of new heavy vehicle access, dam site construction, commencement of pumping of freshwater to dam storage, treatment plant and site office and workshop infrastructure construction. Road engineering and bridge/culvert design are completed. The Company has already commenced dam wall foundation geotechnical works. With the recent arrival on site of the specialized sapphire conveyors installation of the tin/sapphire clean-up circuit at the Campbell Street facility is underway and completion of the circuit to production standard is scheduled to coincide with the issue of Council permitting. Click for more details...

COPPER RANGE COPPER PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project In The East Pilbara Council Area of Private ownership. The Company controls 9km of strike length of the Copper Range unit - a continuous sequence of felsic volcanic rocks that hosts known disseminated copper occurrences. The geological setting is also considered favourable for volcanogenic massive sulphides deposits (VMS). The strategy is to evaluate the project in terms of a large tonnage low grade open cut project with multiple satellite sources of higher grade ore. Click for more details...

TRAFFORD/MINOTAUR JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - IRON/COPPER/GOLD/URANIUM/LEAD/ZINC DOUBLE ENTRY REFER ID 682536
Resource - Iron/Copper/Gold/Uranium/Lead/Zinc project at Immediately West of, Port Augusta, SA 5700 in the Mining (Open Cut). The company believes that the abundance of mineralisation evident throughout the area is related to it's geological location - at the southern limit of the Gawler Range Volcanics. 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...

SAINT IVES GOLD OPERATIONS EXPANSION - LAKE LEFROY
Operating Mine - Expansion project at 20km southeast of, Kambalda, WA 6442 In The Council Area Of Coolgardie of Private. An open cut & underground mining operation based on June 2009 gold reserves of 5.6 million ounces contained in 30 million tonnes (Mt) of resources. A project to extend the Life-of-Mine (LOM) to 2014 by mining 778ha of saline Lake Lefroy & 22ha of riparian zone at the Pistol Club & Neptune localities. Continued use of central infrastructure including administration & engineering facilities, a 4.8Mtpa mill/CIP processing plant & a 2.3Mtpa heap leach processing plant with 3 associated 5.5Mt leach pads. New expansion infrastructure expected to include a fourth heap leach pad & a fourth tailings dam. Click for more details...

ROY HILL IRON ORE PROJECT - GENERAL - EARTHMOVING TYRE & ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approx 110km North of, Newman, WA 6753 for New. For the provision of earthmoving tyre & engineering consultancy services. Click for more details...

GOLDEN KING GOLD COPPER PROJECT
Addition project of Mining (Open Cut) 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...

STORMONT JOINT VENTURE GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) New project at off Cradle Mountain Rd west of, Moina, TAS 7306. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. Mining of 80,000t approx of the Stormont skarn-style gold-silver-bismuth deposit to 50m deep using conventional methods (drill & blast, excavators, articulated trucks). Ore to be trucked from a run-of-mine (RoM) stockpile over 130km for processing at BCD's Beaconsfield carbon-in-leach (CIL)/Bacox plant. An on-site mobile crusher may be required in addition to a hydraulic rock-breaker. Associated temporary waste rock dump, office, crib room/amenities, workshop (open ended shed with laydown area) & diesel fuel/oil storage system. Rehabilitation at completion of campaign. Expected employment for 14 people plus truck haulers. Click for more details...

TALLERING PEAK IRON ORE OPERATIONS EXTENSION - T1
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at North northeast of, Mullewa, WA 6630. Extension of the 2-2.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) operations at Tallering Peak mine by open pit working of the 1.4Mt T1 satellite deposit located 1km east of the T6 main pit which is nearing exhaustion. Hydraulic excavators & dump trucks to take ore to the existing plant for crushing & screening prior to trucking to the Ruvidini rail siding for export via Geraldton port. Click for more details...

KOOLAN ISLAND IRON ORE OPERATIONS EXPANSION - ACACIA EAST
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Offshore island, 130km north of, Derby, WA 6728. This type is Operating Mine - Expn with Private ownership. Expansion of operations to 4 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) through the Acacia East Pit Cutback project. The Acacia Pit, located between the existing Mullet & Barrumundi West/East pit, was previously mined as a bermless footwall and it will now involve deepening the existing pit & extending the pit to the east. The pit will be mined through mainly sandstone & schist on the hanging wall (south wall) & siltstone on the footwall (north wall) with waste to be used as backfill. Open pit mining of the ore bodies will be undertaken and the ore will be identified by blast hole sampling and in-pit grade control procedures before hauling direct to the processing area for crushing by existing plant. Click for more details...

ISAAC PLAINS COAL OPERATIONS - MINING SERVICES CONTRACT
Currently at the Construction stage In Isaac Regional is a project estimated to be $ 249000000. This project A 3 year mining services contract at a rate of 2.7 million tonnes (Mt) of run-of-mine (ROM) coal. To include dragline operations & supply & maintenance of mobile plant & equipment. Click for more details...

ROPER BAR IRON ORE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Mining Contract project at Via St Vidgeon pastoral lease, 80km Southeast of Roper Bar via, Ngukurr, NT 0852 in the Mining (Open Cut). For the provision of mining services. Click for more details...

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