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SHELL LAKES PROJECT
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 600 km east of Kalgoorlie, ., WA 6999. The ground based survey will include "bulls eye" magnetic anomalies in the south western part of the project. Click for more details...

VIVIEN GOLD OPERATIONS RECOMMENCEMENT
Mine - Recommencement project at Straddling Agnew Sandstone Rd 10km SW of, Leinster, WA 6437 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). A project located on the site of former underground & open cut operations based on an upgraded resource estimate of 451 000 tonnes at 7.6 g/t gold for 109 000 ounces gold. Click for more details...

EVANSTON - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at North of, Southern Cross, WA 6426 In The Council Area Of Yilgarn of Private. Resource estimate of 1,637,000 tonnes @ 2.3g/t for 127,000 ounces of Au. In the measured category the resource estimate is 1,321,000 tonnes @ 2.4% for 100,000 ounces of Au. Click for more details...

CRACOW GOLD PROJECT - KLONDYKE
Decline Development/ Ventilation Shafts/Mining Contract project at via, Cracow, QLD 4719 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Portal has commenced. Click for more details...

RUBY QUEEN GOLD MINE PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at 25 km from, Halls Creek, WA 6770. This type is Dewatering with Private ownership. The former Ruby queen mine was abandoned in the early 1900s after the shaft was repeatedly burnt out and workings became inaccessible. Access to the mine will be made safe enough to allow a complete underground survey of the previously unrecorded and unmined sublevels. A Feasibility Study on dewatering the lower levels will also be undertaken. Click for more details...

NULLAGINE PROJECT - ALL NATIONS
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at Via, Nullagine, WA 6758. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. Results to date include 8 metres at 2.5g/t gold, including 3 metres at 4.11g/t gold. Mineralisation to date is still open to the west, requiring further drill testing. Click for more details...

BOONOO BOONOO PROJECT - SPECIMEN GULLY/STAR OF HOPE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at 20 km northeast of, Tenterfield, NSW 2372. This type is Resource - Silver/Gold with Private ownership. Boonoo Boonoo is near the road which accesses Malachites Rivertree project. Previous sampling by the Company of dumps at old working in the Boonoo Boonoo area had shown that many were anomalous in gold and silver. As previously reported, the best result from drilling was obtained for one of the holes drilled at the Star of Hope (formerly called Browns) Lode, with a 1m intercept of 6.25 g/t gold and 285 g/t gold. Other intercepts obtained were generally of low tenor, although the intercepts in the Demonstration and Golden Crown Lodes show some promise. The more intensively worked central part of the Specimen Gully lode was not accessible for the recent program, as some track construction could be required. Click for more details...

STAWELL GOLD OPERATIONS
Mine - Underground/Drilling Contract project at Near, Stawell, VIC 3380 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Contract extension of six months envisaged to include underground long hole production & sample drilling. Click for more details...

GERMAN CREEK COAL OPERATIONS - SOUTHERN COLLIERY
of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 15 km south of, Middlemount, QLD 4746. Production is currently 3.5 million tonnes per year of raw coal. Mining is undertaken in-house using Capricorn Coal personnel. Click for more details...

SLATEY CREEK PROJECT
Resource - Gold New project In The Halls Creek Council Area. Programmes of mapping, lag sampling & RAB drilling have been completed. Click for more details...

HIGGINSVILLE GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at Between St Ives and, Norseman, WA 6443. This type is Resource - Gold with Private ownership. The developer is planning to construct a 1 Mtpa treatment plant in 2007 to be completed by 2008. The project includes 36 tenement including the Trident deposit. Resource estimate from the project is 8.7 Mt @ 4.0 g/t Au for 1.1 million ounces of gold. Resource estimate for Trident are 4.3 million tonnes at 6.2 g/t gold for 855,000 ounces and the Athena lodes is 960,000 tonnes @ 11.1 g/t Au for 343,000 ounces. Click for more details...

FOSTERVILLE GOLD OPERATIONS - UNDERGROUND MINING
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Near Fosterville 20 km east northeast of, Bendigo, VIC 3550 for New. Decline development will begin in the southern end of the Falcon Pit to facilitate early access to underground ore, in the high-grade Phoenix shoot. A underground work shop and dewatering dam will also be constructed. Long lead items for underground development have been ordered and will arrive first quarter 2006. At present surface mining is being undertaken by Roche. Click for more details...

MOUNT GARNET PROJECT - DRY RIVER SOUTH - BASE METALS RESOURCE
Mount Garnet Project - Dry River South - Base Metals Resource is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 15000000 it is The proven and probale reserve for Dry River South is 1,051,000 tonnes at 8.2% zinc, 2.9% lead, 1.0% copper, 69 g/t silver and 0.65g/t gold . Inferred Resource is 1.559 million tonnes at 7.8% zinc, 2.8% lead, 1.0% copper, 68 g/t silver and 0.67 g/t gold. Click for more details...

QUARTZ CIRCLE PROJECT
A project in the WA Within East Pilbara. Drill testing of the large electrical target outlined by the Mimdas geophysical system is planned, subject to access. Click for more details...

CADIA HILL GOLD/COPPER OPERATIONS - UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT - RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at South of, Orange, NSW 2800. The board has also approved the development of the Ridgeway Deeps project. The project will extend the depth of mining at the Ridgeway operation by 300 metres and involves additional decline development, ventilation upgrades and installation of a new crusher at depth. The project is expected to extend the life of the Ridgeway Mine by around 6 years to 2018, with an extra 1.3 million ounces of gold and 163,000 tonnes of copper anticipated to be produced. Click for more details...

CHARTERS TOWERS GOLD OPERATIONS
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. Includes pipes, crib rooms, escape rooms, ladder ways. Detailed mine plans have been completed for Warrior East and Sunburst laying out access, exploration and production drives, escapeways, drainage and ventilation connections. Click for more details...

KURIDALA PROJECT - CURRAJONG/WICKED MAIDEN
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 80 km S of, Cloncurry, QLD 4824. A regional geochemical survey has identified two new prospects known as Currajong & Wicked Maiden. At Wicked Maiden a malachite-rich quartz vein has since been located & samples of this returned values of up to 0.021 g/t Au & 2,030 ppm Cu. Click for more details...

PALM SPRINGS GOLD PROJECT - GRANTS CREEK/TURTLE/SURPRISE CREEK
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Mine site located near, Halls Creek, WA 6770 for New. The Palm Springs Gold Mine produced 75,096 ounces of gold from 761,003 tonnes of ore form 1995 to 1997. The property is cnetral to Chameleon's other projects (Ruby queen, Old Halls Creek and Mount Dockrell). Includes two large dams including one for tailings. The Kilmora Dam has adequate water for the largest extraction plant. Plant and accommodation sites are alreaqdy established. Click for more details...

TENT HILL PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

ROWES FIND GOLD PROJECT
Rowes Find Gold Project is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 15000000 it is These areas have potential to add mill feed to the Aldiss gold project. Resource estimate of 161 493 tonnes at 3.53g/t gold for 18 328 ounces gold. Click for more details...

PLUTONIC GOLD OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
Operating Mine project at 180 km North east of, Meekatharra, WA 6642 In The Council Area Of Meekatharra of Private. The Plutonic gold operation comprises both open pit and underground operations. There is also a CIL plant which operates sulphide and oxide circuits on site for the processing of ore. The mine can produce between 1.3 Mtpa to 1.8 Mtpa. In 2005, 251,000 ounces of gold were produced. Ore reserves are 14 Mt @ 5.2 gpt Au. Development work proposed includes increased mining at the Freshwater mine, in pit Tailing storage facilities at the Callp and Pirana pits. Work at the Freshwater mine is entitled the Trout Mining Project. Click for more details...

BURNSIDE GOLD OPERATIONS - BROCKS CREEK UNDERGROUND MINE - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Katherine Town is a project estimated to be $ 25000000. This project Resource estimate is a measured and indicated resource of 264,000 tonnes @ 17.6 g/t for 149,600 ounces of Au. Inferred resources are 138,200 tonnes @ 5.1 g/t for 22,800 ounces of Au. The previous developer had begun decline development. Click for more details...

INDEE GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at 80 kms South west of, Port Hedland, WA 6721 In The Council Area Of Port Hedland of Private. Resource estimate is 529,000 ounces gold. Production is expected to be 25,000 ounces of gold per annum. Click for more details...

EDNA BERYL GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Barkly Shire Council Area of Private ownership. Includes sinking a shaft up to 150 m and associated drivage. Also includes moving 7,000 to 10,000 tonnes of ore. Click for more details...

BENAMBRA BASE METALS PROJECT
18 km northeast from, Benambra, VIC 3900 Has Benambra Base Metals Project currently at Early Planning stage. The Benambra Mine Reopening Study is substantially complete; the principal outstanding matters relate to the Victorian Department of Natural Resources & Environment (DNRE) approval of the Company's Workplan & the level of environmental bonding. Click for more details...

BURBANKS GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Coolgardie Council Area of Private ownership. Indicated and inferred resource estimate is 517,000 tonnes at 4.5 grams per tonne gold for a total of 74,000 ounces. Underground diamond drilling will focus on extensions to the Wahloo Shoot and to upgrade the resource estimate to indicated category. Click for more details...

BIG BEN PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Halls Creek. The faulted western extension of the Panton Sill. Click for more details...

ST IVES GOLD OPERATIONS - EXPANSION - LAKE LEFROY/INTREPIDE/SANTA ANA
A project in the WA Within Coolgardie. Located about 12 km north of the processing plant at St Ives. The feasibility study into a possible expansion of operations at St Ives has been completed and expansion has board approval. Drilling to date has extended to mine life to 6-9 years. The exploration programme has been elevated in intensity and is ongoing. Click for more details...

COUNTESS REGIONAL GOLD PROJECT
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Coolgardie Council Area for New development. The Mount is a granted mining lease covering the current Mount underground mine and surrounded by five granted prospecting licences. The total project area covers approximately 900 hectares and is located near Widgiemooltha, 100 km south of Kalgoorlie. Despite having been previously mined, the area had no stated resource. A global inferred resource of 2.06 million tonnes at an average grade of 5.5g/t containing 370,000 ounces has been announced. Click for more details...

BALLARAT GOLD PROJECT
A project in the VIC Within Ballarat. Construction of a 300,000tpa plant for a minimum of 80,000oz of gold per year expected to include a gravity circuit & carbon-in-pulp module. Contract to involve all associated services & power distribution. Click for more details...

CHALLENGER GOLD OPERATIONS
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

PIPELINE PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

TRITTON COPPER OPERATIONS
Currently at the Construction stage In Bogan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project The Tritton copper processing plant has surplus capacity and Budgery is within trucking distance of Tritton. However, the indicated extent of mineralisation may lead to an investigation of a stand alone operation with administrative support. Click for more details...

NORTH GOONYELLA COAL OPERATIONS - NORTH GOONYELA/EAGLEHAWK
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Isaac Regional Council Area of Private ownership. A Bowen basin underground longwall mining operation, North Goonyella produces high quality coking coal for export to steel mills in Japan, other parts of Asia and Europe. The underground is owner operated and the nearby Eaglefield open cut is operated by contractor Macmahon. Both are included in the sale. Click for more details...

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MAGNESIUM METAL PROJECT (SAMAG) - LEIGH CREEK/MOUNT HUTTON
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at 20 km north west of, Leigh Creek, SA 5731. This type is Resource - Magnesite with Private ownership. Following the strategic review, the company will retain enough magnesite in the Leigh Creek area to run the smelter for 100 years. All prospective areas, not considered environmentally sensitive around the Port Pirie area are to be retained. Some magnesite tenements around Leigh Creek not of use for SAMAG are to be sold or relinquished, as are Northern Territory tenements. Click for more details...

HILL END GOLD PROJECT - HAWKINS HILL/REWARD
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Bathurst Council Area of Private ownership. The mining contractor is scheduled to commence work mid November 2003 to re-open the existing workings and to access the Reward project area. Click for more details...

TAHMOOR COLLIERY - TAHMOOR NORTH EXPANSION STAGE TWO/UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Hume Highway, Tahmoor, NSW 2573. A new high capacity longwall system. On installation, this is expected to be the highest capacity longwall, in terms of roof support capability, operating in the Australian coal industry. Package includes 149 x 1,128 tonne longwall roof supports incorporating 4,945mm lining canopies and 2 x 400mm diameter legs, armoured face conveyor and stageloader, pump station, electrical equipment. A mini-build and compatibility test will be undertaken (post manufacture and prior to installation underground at Tahmoor) at DBT's manufacturing facility at Rooty Hill. Click for more details...

TAHMOOR COLLIERY - TAHMOOR NORTH
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at At, Tahmoor, NSW 2573 of Underground Conveyor - Upgrade type of New development. Refurbishing the underground route and installation of the new conveyor. Click for more details...

STAWELL GOLD OPERATIONS - OPERATING MINE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Northern Grampians Council Area of Private ownership. GG1 and GG2 blocks have been accessed to date. 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...

RIDGEWAY UNDERGROUND GOLD MINE - NEW UNDERGROUND PRIMARY CRUSHER
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 50 Km West of, Cargo, NSW 2800 for New. The proposal to extend underground operations at Ridgeway includes the installation of a new primary crusher approx 360 metres lower in the mine workings. Click for more details...

WILLUGUDINNA HILL PROJECT - VARIOUS MINERALS RESOURCE
Willugudinna Hill Project - Various Minerals Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is The drilling programmes are designed to investigate three priority targets considered to have potential for nickel/copper sulphide mineralisation similar to that at Voisey's Bay in Canada. Demonstrated potential exists within the Musgrave Province of South Australia for base metals (copper, lead, zinc), ferrous metals (chromium, nickel, vanadium, titanium) and uranium. Potential also exists for precious metals (platinum group metals, gold), precious stones (diamonds, rubies), heavy mineral sands and rare earths. The prospectivity of Proterozoic rocks is well recognised and, with the exception of those contained within the Musgrave Province, have generally been subject to intense exploration for a considerable period of time yielding a number of World Class mineral deposits. Click for more details...

AVEBURY NICKEL PROJECT - TRIAL MINING CONTRACT
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 8 Km West of, Zeehan, TAS 7469. Trial mining of 5000 tonnes of ore. Click for more details...


STYX BASIN COAL PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

GREENVALE EAST GOLD TIN TUNGSTEN PROJECT
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

LONG NICKEL MINE EXTENSION - MORAN
near, Kambalda West, WA 6444 Has Long Nickel Mine Extension - Moran currently at Construction stage. Independence Group NL has announced a JORC compliant resource estimate of the recently discovered Moran Nickel Deposit at the Long Nickel Mine. The initial resource for Moran is 456,000t @ 7.1% Ni (32,400 Ni t), which currently has a strike extent of 480m and is up to 110m wide. The deposit remains open. The Moran deposit is located in a Kambalda-style, open contact (ultramafic hangingwall and basaltic footwall) komatiite lava channel position, and consists of massive and matrix nickel sulphides (Figure 2). The nickel sulphides are medium to high tenor, with grades ranging from 1% to 23% nickel. The deposit remains open to the north (limited), south and east. The current northern resource limit is located 200m south of the end of the Long South decline and is 70m east of a 30m x 50m geophysical down-hole TEM target (Northern EM target). Click for more details...

GOONYELLA RIVERSIDE BROADMEADOW COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION - UNDERGROUND
Goonyella Riverside Broadmeadow Coal Operations Expansion - Underground is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 900000000 it is The existing underground Broadmeadow Mine to be expanded eastwards using either conventional longwall mining as used currently or alternatively Longwall Top Coal Caving (LTCC). Additional coal handling & preparation plant (CHPP) capacity of 2370 tonnes per hour (t/h) approx required to achieve a production rate of 24 Mt/a which may include an upgrade of the existing plant as well as a new CHPP. Associated infrastructure upgrades expected to include a second 66kV feeder adjacent to the present line; expanded tailings storage facilities & improvements to the existing mine water management system (clean water diversion, disturbed area runoff collection & treatment, pit water management, water reuse & water disposal if required). The product coal will be railed approximately 190km to the Hay Point and/or Dalrymple Bay coal terminals. Click for more details...

DOYLES CREEK COAL PROJECT - MINE SAFETY & TRAINING SCHOOL
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Singleton Council Area of Training School type. Establishment of a stand alone mine safety & training school for around 30 staff & 100 students a year. Construction of dedicated surface infrastructure to include a training room, on site accommodation modules for 8 visiting students & a large building to simulate underground mining conditions. Subsequent development to include a separate portal to the West Borehole Seam plus a network of first workings with 20m centre pillars at a rate of 400m a year (8,000 tpa) for more than 21 years. 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...

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