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DUCHESS OF YORK PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
60 km south east of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 Has Duchess Of York Project - Gold Resource currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. During the quarter, Hampton carried out 2394 m of RAB bedrock drilling on a 200 x 50 m grid pattern plus 3 RC holes totalling 270 m. The main target zone covered by the RAB drilling extends southward from the Duchess of York prospect which is situated on top of an outcropping hill associated with intensely veined quartz prophyry. The zone covers a modest but distinct gold in soil auger drill anomaly and north trending lineaments interpreted from detailed aeromagnetics. Click for more details...

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...

ELLENDALE DIAMOND PROJECT - KIMBERLEY 28
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Derby-W Kimberley Council Area for New development. Kimberley Diamond Company are delighted to announce that the results of a recent bulk sample extracted from Kimberley 28 Pipe indicate that the pipe will be able to be mined economically.A 6,927 tonne bulk sample has been processed and 267 carats recovered with an in-situ grade of 5.07 sts/100 tonnes and an average stone size of 0.35 carats/stone. Valuation of these stones will take place shortly but initial indications are that a ROM value in excell of US$200/carat will easily be achieved. It is pjlanned to start mining the pipe in the near future. 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...

FORRESTANIA NICKEL PROJECT - T ZERO/T1/T4/FLYING FOX - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Yilgarn Council Area of Private ownership. T Zero South indicated resource estimate is 36,500 tonnes @ 3.6% Ni for 1300 tonnes of Ni metal. 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...

MATTS BORE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Laverton Council Area of Resource - Gold type. A 4.500 metre bedrock aircore drilling programme designed to follow up a coincident 2.4 km geochemical and geophysical anomaly. Click for more details...

WACKILINA PROJECT
Resource - Gold project at 20km northwest of, Tom Price, WA 6751 In The Council Area Of Ashburton of Private. A 2.5k x 3.5k (10ppb gold cut-off) has been defined in the Wackalinga project area. The anomaly occurs in a granted exploration licence. Click for more details...

MUNGARI EAST GOLD PROJECT - FROGS LEG
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Council Area of Resource - Gold type. The laying of the pipeline from the Frog's Leg to the White Foil pit to allow dewatering will commence immediately. Dewatering is scehduled to take up to 3 months during which time on site infrastructure will be established. Initial operation to be open cut. Capital and open pit cost will be $3 million, at the low end of cost for open pit development in Australia. Open pit production is estimated to recover 108,500 ounces from two pits developed over the central and southern zones to a depth of 95 metres and 105 metres respectively. Click for more details...

CORK TREE WELL PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Laverton Council Area of Resource - Gold type. Cork Tree well open pits were mined from 1985 to 1988. current inferred resource estimates total 243,000 tonnes at 2.2g/t gold. Additional ground has been applied for the cover cross cutting structures and potentially localising mineralisation in other prospective lithologies to the east and west. 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...

NORTH WIDGIEMOOLTHA GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
North Widgiemooltha Gold Project - Resource is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is This area is similar to that of the Spargoville area to the north and consists of komatite ultramafic and basaltic units overlain by volcaniclasic and sedimentary rocks with minor dolerite, felsic and pegmatite intrusives. The Spargos Reward Shear, a reidel fault between the regional Kunanalling and Zuleika shear zones extends south from the Wattle Dam area through the North Widgiemooltha project area. A number of gold deposits, workings and occurrences are located along or inproximity to this shear and are defined by anomalous gold in soils. Click for more details...

ANTRIM NICKEL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Kalkarindji region NT and East Kimberley, ., WA 6999 of Resource - Nickel type of New development. Reconnaissance ground electromagnetic surveys. Click for more details...

MONTI CRISTO GOLD PROJECT
Resource - Gold project at 30 km SE of, Yalgoo, WA 6635 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Rab drilling to assess all targets is to follow the initial phase of field exploration. This project complements Thundelarra's other nearby gold projects. Click for more details...

MOUNT ELSIE PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In East Pilbara is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project A 1000 RC programme is planned to follow up intersections including 6m of 7.3g/t Au from 4m and 3m at 7.2g/t from 12m at the T4 prospect. 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...

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...

KANOWNA BELLE GOLD OPERATIONS
Addition project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 16 km northeast of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430. Stage 3A is to involve a portal development & a decline from below the open pit floor (approximately 220m from surface). Mining to a depth of 360m will involve vertical haulage shaft & long-hole open stoping mining methods. The resource below 200m has been divided into two main categories. From 200m to 360m a total of 3.6mt grading 7.2gpt gold is estimated. Between 360m and 800m an inferred resource of 3.85mt at 5.5gpt gold has been estimated. Ore production is due to start in 1998 for a mine life of approximately 16 years at a rate of 1mtpa-1.25mtpa. Drilling to test mineralisation from 650m to 1,000m demonstrated encouraging widths and grades with best results including 27.5m (from 1,008m) grading 10.1gpt gold. Mining & haulage expected to utilise inhouse resources. Ore will be processed through the Joint Venture's refractory plant at Kanowna Belle. The decline is expected to extend to 760m to allow additional exploration & ore definition work to be conducted. This contract will include diamond drilling (28,000m), raise boring (1,400m) & decline (9,000m). Associated electricals to also form part of this tender. 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...

PAULSENS GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 180 km west of, Paraburdoo, WA 6754 for New. A high grade shallow underground mine including 250,000 Tpa CIL plant. Gold production was 488,260 tonnes @ 7.94 g/t for 117,266 ounces of gold since June 2005. Production is expected to be 75-80,000 ounces of gold per annum. Measured and Indicated resource is 1,105,000 tonnes @ 10.7 g/t for 379,700 ounces of au and inferred resource is 122,000 tonnes @ 9.3 g/t for 36,300 ounces of au. Click for more details...

PADDINGTON GOLD OPERATIONS
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. Contract to incorporate portal development, dewatering drive, pumping station cavity & decline construction. Water model & development options still undergoing assessment. Tender involves construction of a 1.8 km long decline & drive in the north wall of the Paddington One pit. A drive will be established about 30m below pit floor. The decline is to be utilised as an access ramp & to provide access to the drive underneath the pit base. Click for more details...

LENNARD SHELF LEAD/ZINC OPERATIONS - CADJEBUT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for Renovations, Refurbishments etc. development. Project includes a 500,000tpa plant. Click for more details...

PILBARA REGIONAL PROJECT - FIELDINGS GULLY/COPENHAGAN/WARRAWOONA/
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Pilbara area via, Marble Bar, WA 6760 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Leases held by Haoma at Fieldings Gully, Copenhagan and Warawoona are considered the most prospective in the Marble Bar region for Haoma to establish a profitable mining operation. On November 9, 1994 Fortuna NL reported an ore resource at Fieldings Gully to a depth of 100 metres of 1,042,000 tonnes at 4.5g/t gold using a 0.5g/t cut off. Also reported was an ore ore resource at Copenhagan to a depth of 70 metres of 216,000 tonnes at 8.23g/t using 3g/t cut off. A higher tonnage and lower grade can be expected using a more realistic bottom cut of 0.5g/t. The resource at fieldings Gully included an inferred resource of 848,000 tonnes at 5.0g/t. At Copenhagan the resource included an inferred resource of 125,800 tonnes at 7.9g/t. The drilling is designed to confirm previous drilling data and upgrade the inferred categories to an indicated resource. Holes are planned to vertical depths of between 30 metres and 120 metres. In addition drilling at Copenhagan will test a potential parallel southern lode. The Warrawoona leases are located in the historic Klondyke mining district which is about 5 kms from Copenhagan. They are strategically situated next to leases M45/552, 45/669, 45/670 drilled by CRA in 1996. The CRA drilling defined a resource of 1.5 million tonnes of oxide ore at 2.1g/t aand 2.8 million tonnes of sulphide ore at 2.6g/t representing 335,000 oz of gold. Haoma is confident that the mineralised structure continues into the adjoining Haoma tenements. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NIFTY COPPER OPERATIONS - WARRABARTY/RAINBOW
A project in the WA Within East Pilbara. Decline development and initial mining. Click for more details...

COMET VALE JV GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at 100km north of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Recent resource estimate has a combined indicated and inferred of 295,000 tonnes at 12.0 g/t Au for 114,000 ounces in SG1 and SG2 lodes. Mining method is underground access via decline from a small box cut. Click for more details...

SANDSTONE JV PROJECT - TIGERMOTH/CESSNA/HANCOCKS
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at East of, Mount Magnet, WA 6638 for New. As Previously reported, better intersections included 12 metres at 8.7g/t gold and 14 metres at 8.5g/t gold from 2 metres. Click for more details...

BANNOCKBURN GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) 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...

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...

EMILY ANN NICKEL OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Dundas is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project A change in mining method to sub level caving is expected to increase annual production of nickel concentrate and extend the mine life until 2009. An integrated development with Maggie Hayes. Click for more details...

NIFTY COPPER OPERATIONS - SULPHIDE DEVELOPMENT
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The East Pilbara Council Area for New development. Construction of unknown number of offices. Click for more details...

WANNAWAY NICKEL OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
A project in the WA Within Coolgardie. Resource estimate of total ore reserve of 500,000 tonnes @ 3.05% nickel for 15,288 tonnes of nickel metal. Click for more details...

MEEKATHARRA GOLD OPERATIONS - NORIE EAST/MULLA MULLA/CASSIA
Resource - Gold project at Great Northern Hwy, Meekatharra, WA 6642 In The Council Area Of Meekatharra of Private. Mulla Mulla is a 1,400 x 1,200 metre transported alluvium covered gold anomalous target zone approximately 7 km south-east of the companies Meekatharra process plant. Analysis of recently completed drill programmes has significantly advanced Mulla Mulla (Eastern Trend) and Bluebush/Mingah, and identified two new targets. A further 33 RC and two RC/core drill holes (5,370 metres) have been completed at the Mulla Mulla 800 x 100-300 metre Eastern Trend, 7 km south-east of the Bluebird gold treatment plant. The aircore drill programme has also identified and partially defined a number of other gold target areas, including Kanji and Miniritchie, in the 8 km of strike immediately south of Mulla Mulla. 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...

LAKE JOHNSTON PROJECT - MOUNT DAY - RESOURCE
Resource - Gold New project In The Dundas Council Area. Three deep RC holes are planned to test for extensions of mineralisation identified by previous exploration. Click for more details...

SUNRISE DAM GOLD OPERATIONS EXPANSION - RESOURCE
Sunrise Dam Gold Operations Expansion - Resource is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 87000000 it is Feasibility study into underground development began in late 2004 after an encouraging scoping study. Three year underground feasibilty study will involve the development of two declines and 125,000 metres of drilling from the surface and underground. Barminco will undertake trial mining in May 2005. The two declines are the Daniel decline and the Western Shear decline. Inferred resource estimate for the Daniel decline is 345,000 ounces of gold. 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...

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...


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...

ARGYLE DIAMOND OPERATIONS - UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRACT
110 Km South South West of, Kununurra, WA 6743 Has Argyle Diamond Operations - Underground Infrastructure Contract currently at Construction stage. Work comprises 30 kilometres of underground development work with all the associated infrastructure needed for a block cave mine. More specifically the contractor will construct two underground crusher chambers, undertake vertical development and do initial cave draw production. As part of the underground expansion the existing tailings dam will be expanded. Click for more details...

TALGA GOLD & BASE METALS PROJECT
23 east north east of, Marble Bar, WA 6760 Has Talga Gold & Base Metals Project currently at Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage. The target area is prospective for gold and VMS style mineralisation, and in particular is interpreted to contain the strike extension of recently discovered, potentially economic gold mineralisation to the immediate east of the tenement by Mining Projects Group. Click for more details...

GOAT PADDOCK DIAMOND PROJECT - RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Halls Creek is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Detailed ground magnetic and gravimetic surveys carried out have demonstrated an internal magnetic anomaly (1.5km in diameter) disposed within the much larger topographic anomaly or crater structure (5kms in diameter). This anomaly is interpreted to reflect a 'melt pool' related to a meterorite impact or a sub-volcanic intrusive possibly related to a kimberlitic diatreme. Click for more details...

PILBARA 333 IRON ORE OPERATIONS EXPANSION PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Various. A project to increase Pilbara iron operations capacity from 220million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 330Mtpa. Improvements at Dampier Port expected to see 225Mtpa capacity by early 2011 & 230Mtpa by mid 2012. Improvements at Cape Lambert Port to include construction of an additional 1.8km, 4 berth jetty & wharf running parallel to the existing Cape Lambert jetty & 4 berth Wharf A. This will give 280Mtpa capacity by the first half of 2014 & 330Mtpa by the first half of 2016. Associated mine development projects to include Hope Downs 4, Marandoo expansions, Nammuldi expansion, Silvergrass, Turee Syncline, Western Turner Syncline & Yandicoogina expansions. Post-2015 mining projects expected to include Bakers South, Beasley River, Bungaroo, Giles, Homestead, Hope Downs 2, 3, 5 & 6, Koodaideri, Shovelanna & Western Range. Project to involve associated supporting infrastructure (rail, water & power) as well as workforce, towns & housing planning. Click for more details...

ANDY WELL GOLD PROJECT - UNDERGROUND MINING SERVICES
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. For the provision of underground mining services. Click for more details...

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