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MEEKATHARRA GOLD OPERATIONS - ROCK LEE
Resource - Gold project at 6 km north of the Bluebird plant via, Meekatharra, WA 6642 In The Council Area Of Meekatharra of Private. At Rock Lee, the results of five confirmatory and six infill RC drillholes in the central part of the BIF-associated deposit, which had a listed gold resource of 100,000 tonnes at 2.8 g/t (9,900 oz) deposit, included a number of good intercepts, including 6 m at 19.86 g/t. An OBM resource was subsequently estimated at 373,000 tonnes at 1.32 g/t (15,800 oz), and Whittle optimised reserve calculated at 37,000 tonnes at 1.62 g/t (1,900 oz). Click for more details...

WACKALINA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. Drilling to test previously identified conceptual magnetic targets. 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...

KAMBALDA NICKEL OPERATIONS - NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) New project at Via, Kambalda, WA 6442. This type is Minesite - Ongoing Exploration with Private ownership. Drilling programme for long south is planned for mid 2005. Encouraging drill results have been recorded in the resource extension drilling programme. Mineralisation at Victor remains open in many directions at Victor South. Click for more details...

EAST KUNDANA GOLD PROJECT - RUBICON - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at North West of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 of Resource - Gold type of New development. A bankable feasibility study is in progress for an underground development at Rubicon. Total resource is 965,000 tonnes @ 6.6 g/t for 204,768 ounces of gold. Click for more details...

EAST ALPHA DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
Via, Kambalda, WA 6442 Has East Alpha Development Project - Nickel Resource currently at Construction stage. Development will be undertaken in two stages. The first stage will involve the development of twin exploration declines separated by 300 metres vertically, a ventilation raise bore to surface and underground drilling to the southern limit of the current Beta Hunt and East Alpha resource blocks. The second stage would involve a further extension to the twin exploration declines 3 km's to the south. Click for more details...

RADIO HILL NICKEL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The City Of Karratha Council Area of Resource - Nickel type. A resource estimate of 874,000 tonnes @ 0.7% nickel for 6000 tonnes of Ni, 1% copper for 8200 tonnes of Cu and 0.4% cobalt for 350 tonnes of cobalt. Infrastructure for development is already in existence including a decline, ventilation, dewatering facilities and power facilities. Production is expected to be 58,350 dmt of Ni and 23,830 dmt of Cu. Click for more details...

SALLY MALAY NICKEL PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 160 km southwest of, Kununurra, WA 6743 for New. The first twelve months of operations will involve mining waste for construction of the water and tailings storage facilities followed by a 12 month period of ore and waste mining. Underground development is scheduled to start during the 12 months of open pit mining. This will allow decline development to advance to the first stoping level and ore production to ramp up to full capacity as the open pit nears completion. The majority of underground ore will be produced using the sub-level open stoping method. Remaining ore to be mined by up-hole benching. Click for more details...

BLAIR NICKEL MINE - AREA 57 - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Coolgardie is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project Recent mining at the southern end of the Area 57 shoot has highlighted the possibility of remnant ore remaining south of the upper developed levels. Click for more details...

CENTRAL NORSEMAN GOLD OPERATIONS - ST PATRICKS - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold New project In The Dundas Council Area. Resource estimate of 110,000 ounces of gold. Click for more details...

CORONET - NICKEL
A project in the WA Within Coolgardie. Contract comprises production mining Click for more details...

REVENGE MINE -GOLD
Mining Contract - Underground project, Kambalda, WA 6442 In The Council Area Of Coolgardie of Private. Contract comprises underground mining Click for more details...

SKELETON FLAT PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Resource - Diamonds project at 50 km north of, Halls Creek, WA 6770 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). 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...

LARRANGANNI PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Halls Creek Council Area for New development. 35km north of Coyote. Drilling to maximise open pittable resources. The recent intercepts will add to resource for treatment at Coyote. Click for more details...

FORRESTANIA NICKEL PROJECT - FLYING FOX
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Via, Southern Cross, WA 6426 of Underground Development & Mining type of New development. The preferred preliminary mine design includes locating the decline within an 80 metre wide dolerite dyke immediately north of T1 to take advantage of anticipated good ground conditions. Surface drilling has been undertaken to determine the site for a box cut. 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...

MIITEL NICKEL OPERATIONS - REDROSS - RESOURCE
4 km north of, Kambalda, WA 6442 Has Miitel Nickel Operations - Redross - Resource currently at Construction stage. In 2005/06 Redross treated 121,473 tonnes of ore @ 3.76% for 3,999.1 Ni concentrate. Capital costs for the mine were approximately $3.76 million for the year. Resource estimate is 297,000 tonnes of ore @ 4.2% Ni for 12,453 tonnes of Ni. Click for more details...

KARONIC PROJECT - MAIN ZONE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Approx 110 km east of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 of Trial Mining type of New development. The Maine Zone north shoot contains 35,700 tonnes at 10.10 g/t gold & remains open to the north. Continuity of the shoot will be tested by diamond drilling from underground during the course of the decline development. Re-assessment of Main Zone south mineralisation has also commenced with detailed manual sectional & plan view studies of drill hole data. Significant high grade mineralisation occurs within a south plunging zone below the open pit. This target is rated as a high priority for further testing by drilling & has the potential to add a significant tonnage of high grade ore to the mineable reserves. Click for more details...

JAGUAR BASE METALS PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Leonora Council Area of Private ownership. RC/DC drilling program will undertaken with the intention of doubling the announced resource estimate. Resource estimate of 1,600,000 Mt @ 3.07% Cu, 11.73% Zn, 0.72% Pb, 120 g/t Ag. A proposed underground mining development employing long-hole open stoping techniques. The resource is high-grade copper, zinc and silver. The current mine plan sees the initial development phase of the mine being conducted over an 18 month period. During this time the box cut, decline, main ventilation rise and associated infrastructure will be installed and commissioned. Mine life on the current mine reserves is 6 years, at a design throughput of 350000 tpa of ore. Click for more details...

LENNARD SHELF LEAD/ZINC OPERATIONS - KAPOK
Currently at the Planning stage In Derby-W Kimberley is a project estimated to be $ 35000000. This project The Kapok mine produced 384,000 tones of ore in the 9 months preceding 31 March 2003. This equates to 24,400 tonnes of zinc and 20,000 tonnes of lead metal. Operations expected to be restarted when $A metal prices improve. Click for more details...

EAST PILBARA MANGANESE PROJECT-PEARANA ROCK HOLE/EAST & WEST OAKOVER
East Pilbara Manganese Project-Pearana Rock Hole/East & West Oakover is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is 61 line kilometres of gravity survey was undertaken over 50m x 50m - 100m grids over prospective manganese outcrop areas within the Company's Mount Sydney and Pearana tenements. Anomalous gravity features, in part coincident with these outcrops, were detected and may relate to buried manganese mineralisation. A number of these anomalies have been targeted for RC drilling . 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...

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 (Underground - including longwall). Detailed surface soil sampling over the Black Bull prospect identified a nickel copper soil anomaly. Click for more details...

JUNDEE/NIMRAY GOLD OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
A project in the WA Within Wiluna. Jundee comprises 2 underground mines and a complex of open pits. Present operations will be the development of the Thor Open Pit, Vause Laterite Open Pit and an expansion of the Hutchence Pit and associated infrastructure. 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...

RAINBOW PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Approximately 4 km north of, Coolgardie, WA 6429 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Results from latest reverse circulation drilling included 5m (from 15m) grading 3.4gpt gold (Croesus No: 5 prospect). Click for more details...

ST IVES GOLD OPERATIONS - JUNCTION
Mining Contract - Underground New project In The Coolgardie Council Area. Contract comprises production and development mining of the Junction orebody including development, rising, long hole drilling, ore production, cable bolting etc. Click for more details...

LENNARD SHELF ZINC/LEAD OPERATIONS - OPERATING MINE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Derby-W Kimberley Council Area of Mine type. Underground mining operation. Resource estimate is 21.54 Mt @ 7.7% zinc and 3.6% lead with total reserves of 13.92 Mt @ 7.6% zinc and 2.8% lead. Click for more details...

KAMBALDA NICKEL OPERATIONS/LONG VICTOR
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project, Kambalda, WA 6442 of Mining Contract - Underground type of New development. Contract comprises production and development mining of the Long-Victor orebody including development, rising , long hole drilling, cable bolting etc. Click for more details...

NARNOO PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Laverton Council Area of Resource - Gold type. The exploration programme wil linclude reprocesing of magnetic data and a small RC drilling programme to further test the Lightfoot anomaly. This is planned to be followed by geochemical soil surveys and RC drilling on boththe Lightfoot anomaly and other targets. 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...

MEEKATHARRA GOLD OPERATIONS - MISSING LINK SOUTH/NOA
Resource - Gold project at 50 km south south west of Bluebird plant via, Meekatharra, WA 6642 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). In-fill drilling at NOA 2 to test the continuity of high grade mineralisation for a potential underground mine was completed in the September 2002 quarter. Preliminary interpretation indicates the presence of high grade pods, but lack of a substative orebody. The plan currently being assessed envisages a winze development and hand held mining. Drilling commenced on NOA 7 & 8 with the aim of estabilshing an orebody critical mass sufficient to economically amortise mine infrastructure establishment costs. Click for more details...

MUSGRAVE SUPERPROJECT - BENTLEY HILL - NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at West Musgrave Ranges, ., WA 6999 for New. The airborne survey will collect approximately 11,000 line km of magnetic and radiometric data along survey lines spaced at approximately 400 m intervals and with an instrument height of approximately 80 m. The joint venture partners are exploring for nickel sulphides. Click for more details...

DEFLECTOR COPPER GOLD PROJECT - UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT
A project in the WA Within City Of Greater Geraldon - Mullewa. Investigation of a decline from the base of the Central pit, allowing Central & West lodes to be mined concurrently. Click for more details...

GRANNY SMITH GOLD OPERATIONS - WALLABY UNDERGROUND - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Laverton Council Area of Underground Mining type. Underground development work and production mining are in progress. Full scale underground mining should commence in 2007. As part of the development work it is proposed to construct a new dewatering system for the mine. Water will be discharged at 250L/scc and a new discharged point will be constructed. This involves the construction of a second Lake Carey outfall with a 3.5 Km pipeline and four discharge outlets, fitted with manual valves. These valves will be fitted over the lake area to the west of the Wallaby waste dump area. Click for more details...

SAND GEORGE JV GOLD PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Council Area of Private ownership. Mining is not expected to begin until early 2006. Click for more details...

SIBERIA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at 75 km north west of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 In The Council Area Of Kalgoorlie-Boulder of Private. The Company will evaluate seven tenements with a view to consolidating landholdings around ground tha thas the best potential to host modest gold resources. Small, isolated tenements with limited development potential will be offered to other operators in the area. Click for more details...

PERSEVERANCE JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at Via, Coolgardie, WA 6429 In The Council Area Of Coolgardie of Private. Recently completed grade control drilling has resulted in a 28% increase in the Indicated Resource from 448 000t @ 6.4%g/t for 92 100 contained ounces to 490 700t @ 7.5%g/t for 118 500 ounces as a result of the conversion of additional ounces. Click for more details...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - CENTRAL RECONNAISSANCE PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - NORTHERN RECONNAISSANCE PROJECT - DIAMOND RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Approx 125 km south east of, Derby, WA 6728 of Resource - Diamonds type of New development. Programmes to examine the potential gravels within palaeo-channels identified within NRP will also be undertaken along with bulk sampling on two microdiamond-rich lanproites already identified in the area. Click for more details...

CENTRAL NORSEMAN GOLD OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
Resource -Gold project at 30 Km North of, Norseman, WA 6443 In The Council Area Of Dundas of Private. Norseman gold operation comprises two underground mines, Harlequin, Bullen, various open pits and the Phoenix mill treatment plant. The Davyhurst gold operation has been sold to Monarch Resources. Mining is to continue at all operations and various infrastructure projects will be undertaken. At Harlequin the mine ventilation system and the surface workshop will be upgraded in preparation for long term mining at the Harlequin decline. The Phoenix mill treatment plant will undergo maintenance of the crusher, ball and SAG mill and the installation of new ore feeders. A new tailings storage facility designed to provide 10 years storage will be developed. A major upgrade to the power distribution network will be undertaken. Lastly the single person quarters at Norseman will be upgraded and refurbished. Click for more details...

SOUTHERN CROSS OPERATIONS - MARVEL LOCH - GOLD RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 30 Km South Of, Southern Cross, WA 6426. The developer is planning to spend $27 million on develpment work for 2005-2006. This work includes drilling expenditure of $4 million, process plant improvements of $4 million and underground development and associated infrastructure of $17 million. Gold production for 2005-2006 was 166,000 ounces. Resource estimate is 750k tonnes @ 4.6 g/t for 110,000 ounces in the measured category, 8,900k tonnes @ 3.1 g/t for 890,000 ounces in the indicated category, 6800k tonnes @ 3.3 g/t for 710,000 ounces in the inferred category. Click for more details...

HOMESTEAD GOLD PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Kalgoorlie-Boulder. An existing inferred resource of 185 000 tonnes grading 23.8 g/t (142 000 oz). The Company's strategy is to prove and develop and new underground mine to supply 300 000 tpa of high grade, free milling ore to supplement the existing bulk low grade open cut mill feed. Norton purchased most of the surface infrastructure and underground fixed assets for the project including offices, workshop, transformers, spare parts, fixed plant and underground infrastructure. Click for more details...

NORTH DARLING RANGE JOINT VENTURE BAUXITE PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Gingin Council Area of Resource - Bauxite type. Inferred resource of 18.2 million tonnes @ 43.1% Total AI2O3, 31.6% Available AI2O3 and 3.2% Reactive SiO2. Field verification by the Company confirms extensive bauxite laterites within its tenements. The bauxite laterites are largely preserved on plateaus and form outcropping ridges. The historical drilling has identified bauxite mineralisation from surface to a maximum depth of 12 metres. The bauxite laterites are commonly 2 to 3 metres in thickness and overlie a distinguishable saprolite weathered zone. Click for more details...

LOUNGE LIZARD NICKEL PROJECT
Currently at the Construction stage In Yilgarn is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Upgraded resource estimate of over 2.5 million tonnes at an average grade of 5.5% nickel containing approximately 140 140 tonnes nickel. The resource remains open at depth, along strike. The project potentially represents a low cost and low risk underground development option with a very short development lead time. 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 - LIGHT VEHICLE HIRE
110km North of, Newman, WA 6753 Has Roy Hill Iron Ore Project - General - Light Vehicle Hire currently at Construction stage. For the provision of light vehicle hire. 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...

GOLDEN GROVE GOLD COPPER & BASE METALS OPERATIONS - DRILLING CONTRACT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Yalgoo Council Area of Drilling Contract - Diamond Coring type. A 3 year contract for diamond coring at the polymetallic (copper, gold, lead, silver, zinc) underground mine. Additional 2 x 1 year contract extension options. Click for more details...

JAGUAR BASE METALS OPERATIONS - UNDERGROUND DRILLING CONTRACT
Near, Leonora, WA 6438 Has Jaguar Base Metals Operations - Underground Drilling Contract currently at Construction stage. For the provision of underground diamond drilling services. Click for more details...

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