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OONAH PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project In The West Coast Council Area of Resource - Base Metals type. The licence embraces the old Oonah tin-copper-silver mine, which produced relatively small tonneages of ore in the period 1890-1918. Mineralisation comprised vein quartz-siderite-sulphides in the northerly trending Galena and Stannite Lodes worked to a depth of almost 200 m in brecciated black shale and basic volcanics. Metallurgical testing has indicated it is feasible to produce a concentrate, but its saleability needs to be established. 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...

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...

MOUNT LYELL COPPER/GOLD OPERATIONS
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Lyell Council Area for New development. A four-year contract to include transportation of concentrate from the mine site to the railhead at Melba Flats and subsequently to the wharves at Burnie. Click for more details...

HENTY GOLD OPERATIONS - MOUNT JULIA
Exploration Decline/Ramp Decline New project In The Zeehan Council Area. 15,000 -16,000 metres. It is anticipated that it will take 12 months approx to reach Mount Julia. 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...

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...

CATAMARAN COAL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Near, Dover, TAS 7117 Has Catamaran Coal Project - Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. Previous developer stated that in situ resource of 5.5 million tonnes of open cutable coal and a further 11.5 million tonnes of shallow underground coal is also available to the south of the open cut resource. 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...

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...

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...

SAVAGE RIVER - LONG PLAINS IRON ORE PROJECT
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at 68 km south of Burnie, Savage River, TAS 7321. This will be a stand alone project as it is too far away from the Savage River Mine for haulage to processing facility. 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...

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