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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...

MOUNT GIBSON IRON ORE PROJECT - TALLERING PEAK MAGNETITE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at North northeast of, Mullewa, WA 6630. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. The company aims to establish sufficient economic reserves of magnetite to justify and operation to produce 1.0mtpa of magnetite concentrate for export. Additional mapping is to be carried out on the North Ridge. Click for more details...

BETA HUNT NICKEL PROJECT
Resource - Nickel New project In The Coolgardie Council Area. The project includes a remnant resource at the Hunt nickel mine and the developed but un-mined Beta nickel project. Access to the mine is via a portal situated on the northern shoreline of Lake Lefroy, 5 km by road from the WMC nickel concentrator. The Hunt deposit is accessed by a 4 km decline and has remnant blocks available for mining. The Beta deposit is accessed via a 2 km decline developed from the base of the Hunt decline. The Beta deposit is partially developed but is otherwise unmined and requires only pumping and rehabilitation to recommence production in the first quarter of 2004. The acquisition of the project is via a sub-lease associated with agreements and rights in relation to the mining of nickel. Targets within the project area that have the potential to significantly increase the resource base have been identified. Click for more details...

HILL END GOLD PROJECT - HAWKINS HILL/REWARD
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Bathurst Council Area of Mining/Processing Equipment - Supply type. The company has sourced some additional mining & processing equipment. Click for more details...

MOUNT WELD PHOSPHATE PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. Possible open cut operation. Click for more details...

YANDI IRON ORE OPERATIONS
Currently at the Planning stage In East Pilbara is a project estimated to be $ 20000000. This project Anticipated annual production of 5 million tonnes of ore. Includes construction of a 32 km spur line to link Yandicoogina with Mt Newman's Port Hedland-Newman railway line. Click for more details...

IDA H PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Laverton Council Area of Resource - Gold type. Assay results from the first drill hole confirm the extension of mineralisation near the Warbash shaft at the southern end of the ol Ida H workings. Click for more details...

FIFIELD PROJECT
Magnetic Survey - High Resolution project at 60 km north west of, Parkes, NSW 2870 In The Council Area Of Parkes of Private. A high resolution magnetic survey over 24 sq km to further assist in drill targeting. Click for more details...

LOONGANA PROJECT
Resource - Platinum project at Via, Rawlinna, WA 6434 in the Mining (Open Cut). The first drillhole into the intrusion was completed during the December 2002 quarter. The mafic-ultramafic rocks confirm the interpretation of the Loongana magnetic and gravity anomaly as a large layered intrusion and the presence of cumulus olivine and plagioclase indicates prospectivity for reef style platinum group metals deposits. Further drilling will be carried out to the north where the main region of pgm prospectivity is expected to occur. 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...

JUNDEE - GOLD
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approximately 40 km east southeast of, Wiluna, WA 6646 for New. Mineral resource currently estimated at 13mt grading 2.4gpt gold including a proven & probable reserve of 6.9mt at 2.4gpt gold. Bulk mining methods are expected to be used with an estimated strip ratio of 10:1. Oxide ore continues to a depth of 60m & ore is anticipated to be free digging to 30m. Transitional material extends between 60m & 80m for this area where 4 initial pits are planned. These deposits are expected to form one large pit as mining progresses (1.8 km x 500m to a depth of 100m). Surveys, tailings dam/plant & waste dumps sterilisation drilling undertaken. Contract extending over 3 years expected to involve 45 million bank cu m of material. Click for more details...

SHERWOOD - GOLD
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approximately 5 km southwest of, Cue, WA 6640 of Mine - Open Cut type of Addition development. Contract details not yet finalised as drilling & pit design work are continuing. Tender expected to include haulage of ore to company's nearby Tuckabianna gold treatment plant. Work to be completed late February 1996. Click for more details...

RAVENSWORTH EAST COAL OPERATIONS
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. The contract involves mining, coal beneficiation, stockpiling and loading of coal for both domestic and export markets.Planed production is 1.2 million tonnes per annum, with 600,000 tonnes per annum contracted to Macquarie Generation and the remainder to be sold to the export market. Click for more details...

OTWAY BASIN GAS PROJECT - GEOGRAPHE/THYLACINE
Mining (Offshore - oil & gas) project In The Offshore Council Area of Offshore Facilities - Jacket/Topsides Epic Contract type. The proposed development concept for offshore facilities includes a wellhead platform with five production wells on the Thylacine Reservoir and a subsea manifold and three production wells on the Geographe Reservoir. Click for more details...

WA-261P - VESTA - OIL & GAS RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Offshore - oil & gas) project In The Offshore Council Area for New development. The Vesta prospect is a shallow buttress-stratigraphic trap lying west southwest of the Stag oilfield. Prospect potential from 11.5 to 23.2 mean million barrels of oil recoverable. If drilling is successful, Chamois could be included in a development to tie back to the Stag Oil Field. Click for more details...

MIITEL PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at Approx 4 km north of, Kambalda, WA 6442. An open pit operation producing 240 000 tonnes of ore per annum at an average of 2.7% Nickel. Miitel consists of a 1-in-7 decline from the surface, providing access to the ore body which is located at a depth of between 100 and 400 metres below the surface. The decline has a cross-sectional area allowing large-size diesel mining equipment to travel to the mining areas, and 40-tonne haulage trucks to bring ore to the surface. The ore body is mined using jumbo drilling machines to excavate level drives within the ore body, at vertical intervals of approximately 21 metres. Stoping of the ore proceeds upwards from these levels using the same jumbos, with manned and remote-controlled boggers used to extract the broken ore. The ore and then trucked to the mill by a local haulage contractor. Click for more details...

POONCARIE MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - GINKGO - RESOURCE
South of, Menindee, NSW 2879 Has Pooncarie Mineral Sands Project - Ginkgo - Resource currently at Construction stage. Resource at gingko as at mid 2004 Measured 162Mt ore 5,767 kt heavy minerals, Indicated 43Mt, 856kt heavy minerals. Road construction and a construction camp will be part of the development. 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...

TWIN HILLS GOLD MINE - RESOURCE
Mine - Gold project at South of Charters Towers via, Homestead, QLD 4816 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Resource estimate is 214,000 tonnes @ 10.9 g/t for 75,000 ounces of gold. Underground Area 1 of the mine has been mined out and Area 2 remains. In 2006, 36,574 tonnes @ 15 g/t has been mined. 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...

BUFFALO OIL FIELD
Currently at the Construction stage In Offshore is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project The contract is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up rig. 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...

PINE CREEK GOLD OPERATIONS - BROCKS CREEK
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. Testwork to date indicates ore is free milling & that high gravity concentrates are obtainable. Mine life in excess of 6 years currently envisaged. Sacred site clearance has been granted. Department of Minerals & Energy assessing mining lease application. Present plan envisages a carbon-in-leach gravity processing plant operating at about 1mtpa capacity. Feasibility study undertaken by Signet included reserve estimates, mine planning & scheduling plus pit optimisation. Process engineering, metallurgical testwork & infrastructure & environmental costings conducted. Proposed plant purchase includes semi-autogenous grind & ball mills plus primary crusher. Carbon-in-leach circuit, gold stripping circuit & miscellaneous support infrastructure also form part of proposed acquisition. Due diligence being conducted on the 1.3mtpa Moline plant which is in storage (Indochina). Selected tenders expected to be called for mining, power supply & general construction requirements. The Draft Environmental Impact Study is awaiting assessment by the NT Government. Click for more details...

TANAMI GOLD OPERATIONS - LEGS
Approximately 650 km northwest of, Alice Springs, NT 0870 Has Tanami Gold Operations - Legs currently at Early Planning stage. Drilling immediately south of the Legs Pit during February and March yielded pleasing results. On the basis of this programme, a southern extension of the current pit is presently being designed. Mineralisation at Legs remains open to the south. A resource has also been identified below the abandoned Battery and Bastille pits close to the treatment plant. 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...

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...

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MAGNESIUM PROJECT-WITCHELINA/MT HUTTON/SCREECHOWL CRK/MYRTLE SP
Mine - Magnesite project at Leigh Creek &, Port Augusta, SA 5700 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). The environmental monitoring ans management plan for the proposed Mont Hutton mine site is being reviewed by the Department of Primary Industries and Resources (PIRSA)> Click for more details...

JANET IVY GOLD OPERATIONS
Janet Ivy Gold Operations is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 15000000 it is A project based on an indicated & inferred gold resource estimate of 7.3 million tonnes (Mt) grading 1.4g/t gold for 336,000 ounces of contained gold. After open cut mining, the ore is taken 35km to the existing Paddington Mine mill for processing. Click for more details...

COUNTESS REGIONAL GOLD PROJECT
Private ownership Mining (Exploration - Drilling) 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...

SANDSTONE JV PROJECT - TIGERMOTH/CESSNA/HANCOCKS
Mining (Open Cut) 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 (Exploration - Drilling) 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...

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...

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...

WHITE RANGE GOLD OPERATIONS - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Alice Springs Town Council Area of Private ownership. Orex will construct a new leach pad to treat the residual stockpile of ore. The December Quarter 2006 saw the mine produce 346 ounces of gold. At present Orex is shifting over 7000 tonnes of ore @ 2 g/t au for leaching. Click for more details...

EAST KUNDANA GOLD PROJECT - PEGASUS - RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at North west of, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 for New. A scoping and evaluation study of an open pit and underground operation is in progress. Total resource for open pit is 572,000 tonnes @ 3.3 g/t for 61,305 ounces of gold and underground resource is 719,000 tonnes @ 6.6 g/t for 152,726 ounces of gold. Further drilling will be carried out on resource estimation. 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...

COCKATOO ISLAND IRON ORE OPERATIONS
Mining (Open Cut) project at 130 km north north east of, Derby, WA 6728 of Resource - Iron Ore Below Mean Sea Level type of New development. The review of operations included resource definition, geotechnical stability, capital expenditure, operating costs and open pit dewatering. The results of the resource defintion review were better than originally believed. The geotechnical review of the seawall was positive. Water inflows from the test bores are lower than forecast, enabling a simpler dewatering model. Open sump pumps will be able to handle the revised inflows. The dewatering system is efficiently controlling all the current water inflows to the pit. Fortnightly export shipments are to resume in August 2004. (Current shipments monthly). Click for more details...

TURNER RIVER GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
A project in the WA Within Port Hedland. Previous drilling (late 2003) made significant intercepts of gold mineralisation. Click for more details...

CSIRO LONGWALL MINING AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Various sites, ., QLD 4999. CSIRO invited Expression of Interest from suitably qualified organisations to commercialise a suite of technology fr the automation of longwalls in the coal mining industry. The technology is comprised of three main components !automatic face alignment system 2 automatic creep control system 3 horizontal control system -INS based. Click for more details...

PILBARA IRON ORE & INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Pilbara Iron Ore & Infrastructure Project - Mining Contract is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 200000000 it is Work will be carried out in two stages. The first stage comprises mine planning, equipment selection, procurement and commissioning, mine infrastructure planning, operator input to design, pre-production of initial bulk earthworks, pre-strip, pre-production ore mining, construction of haul roads, service reticulation, dewatering, installation and commissioning of mine site conveyancing and development of all mine site management systems. The second stage comprises ore production and mine planning to optimise annual operations and annual operating targets of the mine. Click for more details...

MOUNT ELVIRIE GOLD/BASE METALS/PGE PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mount Elvirie Gold/Base Metals/Pge Project - Resource is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is The follow up sampling produced results of 8.48g/t AU and 9.28g/t AU at E77/1044. At E29/496 moderately anomalous nickel and copper values of up to 2400ppm and 900ppm were found. 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...

STYBARROW PROJECT - SUBSEA FACILITIES
Mining (Offshore - oil & gas) project at Exmouth Sub Basin 55 Km Northwest of, Exmouth, WA 6707 of Subsea Facilities/Fpso Mooring System Installation type of New development. Installation of the FPSO spider buoy and mooring system complete with anchors to be provided by BHP Petroleum. 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...

KOOLAN ISLAND PROJECT - MINING/CRUSHING CONTRACT
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Derby-W Kimberley Council Area for New development. Approximately 61 million bcm of ore and waste will be mined in the five year contract. Click for more details...

CAMEBY DOWNS COAL PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT - OPEN CUT
Mining Contract - Open Cut - Stage 1 project at 17km northeast of, Miles, QLD 4415 In The Council Area Of Western Downs Regional of Private. Mining will commence in the northeast corner of the site & progress in a westerly & southwesterly direction using strip mining methods at a rate of 1.8Mtpa. Initial activities to include clearing vegetation, topsoil stripping & stockpiling, overburden removal from the initial area to be mined & storage of the overburden in permanent overburden dumps. Coal extraction using excavators & trucks & progressive rehabilitation of overburden emplacement areas. Construction of surface water management structures to manage the quality and quantity of surface waters on the site including diversions, drains & sediment control dams. Storage of coal rejects & tailings in an appropriately designed & engineered Tailings Dam. Loading of coal product into a dedicated rail loading facility for transport off-site to the Port of Brisbane. McMahon's stage1 contract includes planning, mine development, waste stripping, coal mining, coal preparation & train loading. Click for more details...

CENTRAL KIMBERLEY DIAMOND PROJECT
Central Kimberley Diamond Project is currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage, valued at about $ 2000000 it is The tenements includes catchments containing small tributaries which have previous records of indicator minerals and diamonds recovered from alluvial material. It is these catchments that are expected to contain the kimberlitic host rocks that have shed the minerals of interest. Click for more details...

UNITED COLLIERY - OVERHAUL & FABRICATION OF LONGWALL EQUIPMENT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 15 km west of, Singleton, NSW 2330 of Overhaul/Fabrication - Longwall Equipment type of New development. For the overhaul of longwall equipment including some fabrication. Click for more details...

WOODS POINT GOLD PROJECT - MORNING STAR MINE
A project in the VIC Within Mansfield Shire. 2008 drilling at the former Morning Star Mine intersected 2 new highly mineralised zones (Kenny & Maxwell) around 250m from the surface. The resulting maiden total resource estimate (measured + indicated + inferred) came in at 4.6 million tonnes (Mt) for 910,000oz contained gold including 2Mt @11.2g/t underground resource for 726,000oz contained gold & 2.6Mt @ 2.1g/t of surface resource for 184,000oz. In 2009 a pilot mining program of the Maxwell Reef (average 12g/t gold) was underway to extract 3000t of ore. Access to the 217m deep reef to be via an exploration decline to be constructed from the existing Morning Star Mine main shaft between levels 8 & 9. An initial production rate of at least 50t per day anticipated. Other 2009 activity included refurbishment of Plats between levels 3 & 9, installing air & water services to Level 6 (Burn's Reef), laying of rail to level 4 (Dickenson's Stope) as well as power, pumping & mine communications upgrades. Further underground exploration included sampling at Level 6 (Dickenson's & Burn's Reefs) & the Morning Star adit (Age of Progress/Stackpoole Reef). Investigation underway on the main shaft winding mechanism to ensure it can cope with increasing production. Click for more details...

KUNIOON CONSULTANCY FOR COST REVIEWER OF SURFACE MINE INFRASTRUCTURE
Mining (Open Cut) project In The South Burnett Regional Council Area of Consultancy For Surface Mine Infrastructure Cost Reviewer type. To provide services as a Cost Reviewer as to provide an independent review of detailed cost estimates that will be prepared by a third party, to support its business case for the development of a new coal mine at Kunioon in the South Burnett region. The Cost Reviewer will provide independent review and advice to Tarong Energy with regards to the completeness and accuracy of the cost estimates. Click for more details...

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