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WINDERA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Cobar is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Regolith studies indicate that the previous shallow drilling programme may have ineffectively targeted a potential supergene horizon as gold may have migrated as deep as 80 metres. Click for more details...

MAGUIRES CROSSING PROJECT
Currently at the Early Planning stage In Kempsey is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project Located about 3 hours trucking distance north of the company's dry processing plant at Hawks Nest in which spare capacity exists. The project contains a measured/inferred resources estimate of 26 million tonnes grading 0.53% HM. Click for more details...

GULGONG PROJECT
Resource - Gold project at via, Gulgong, NSW 2852 In The Council Area Of Mid Western Regional of Private. Targets for drilling have been modelled from low level high resolution aeromagnetic survey data. Click for more details...

SALT ASH SAND EXTRACTION
New project of Mining (Sand mining - suction dredging) project at Janet Parade, Salt Ash, NSW 2318. Involves the extraction of sand from an area of approximately 1.9 hectares off Janet Parade at a rate of up to 29,000 cubic metres per annum. The proposed method of extraction is a front end loader. Transportation of sand off-site by truck via Jant Parade. No processing on site. Click for more details...

BURRA JOINT VENTURE ZINC LEAD PROJECT
Currently at the Early Planning stage In Queanbeyan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Results included 25 metres at 5.05% zinc, 0.44% lead, 18.2gpt silver from 33 metres, including 6 metres at 9.5% zinc, 0.82% lead, 6.2gpt silverfrom 34 metres and 1 metre at 6.86% zinc, .047% lead, 2 gpt silver from 64 metres. Mineralisation remains open to the south. Click for more details...

FIFIELD PROJECT
Currently at the Construction stage In Parkes is a project estimated to be $ 500000. This project 3,000 metre air core and RC drill programme. Click for more details...

CUMNOCK NO 1 COLLIERY
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Singleton Council Area of Mine - Coal type. The mine produces soft coking coal used in Asian steel mills. Coal is loaded at adjacent Ravensworth coal terminal and railed to Newcastle for export. Production for 2006 was 1,416,666 tonnes of raw coal. Click for more details...

ARDLETHAN TIN OPERATIONS - EXPANSION 3
via, Ardlethan, NSW 2665 Has Ardlethan Tin Operations - Expansion 3 currently at Construction stage. Expansion to throughput of 858,000 BCM of ore per year. Click for more details...

COPETON DIAMOND PROJECT- MOUNT ROSS/DAVIS BLOCK/MALACCA/COLLAS HILL-RESOURCE
via, Copeton, NSW 2360 Has Copeton Diamond Project- Mount Ross/Davis Block/Malacca/Collas Hill-Resource currently at Construction stage. At Collas Hill, 3 km south of Mount Ross, a pit has been opened up on the north side, beneath the portal of an old diamond and tin mine, to sample previously unsuspected horizons. Heavy mineral sampling has yielded small orange garnets, and abundant black tourmaline, both historically associated with diamond. Once the deepening of the exploratory shaft occurs, samples for the base of the sediments will be processed through the plant to determine whether there are diamonds present. The shaft will then be deepened beyond the granite bedrock depth of 50 metres, and a tunnel 30 metres long within the granite basement. From this, several vetical rises will be put in to test the sediments for diamond content. Click for more details...

BROKEN HILL PROJECT - PLATINUM/BASE METAL
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Broken Hill Council Area for New development. Drill results included TPD 1 RC percollared to 221 m and NQ-cored to 402m. TCP 2, located 200 m to northeast was RC drilled to 360m. Click for more details...

AUSTAR COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Cessnock Council Area of Operating Mine - Extn - Stage 3 type. For longwall extraction from panels A1 & A2 using a new method of longwall mining known as longwall top caving. For the construction and operation of some additional surface infrastructure including a larger capacity ventilation fan, downcast shaft, substation, nitrogen injection plant, tube bundle shed, and diesel storage and dispatch system, and for the upgrading of some existing surface infrastructure including the water treatment plant, and the water reticulation and pumping system. Click for more details...

TAHMOOR COLLIERY
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at At, Tahmoor, NSW 2573. Bolt-up in progress. The clean coal stockpile level has been built up to 284,000 tonnes to ensure that coal shipment could be met during the planned shutdown. The shutdown is required to enable completion of necessary capital works during the Tahmoor North Expansion. The longwall changeover is part of normal mining operations. Click for more details...

NORTHEAST NSW GAS RESOURCE STUDY
Northeast Nsw Gas Resource Study is currently at the Early Planning stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is The study will report on the regional markets for this energy source, provide options to overcome physical and regulatory constraints to further exploration and address those significant factors that frustrate the servicing of potential markets in the Region. Eastern Star Gas owns PEL 238 which contains the only known gas resources in the region. Click for more details...

MUNDI MUNDI COPPER/GOLD PROJECT - K1/POLYGONUM - RESOURCE
New project of Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at Approx 50 kms north west of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880. A further three 500 metre core holes following the completion of further Moving Loop Electromagnetic surveys are planned to be drilled to assist in target definition. Click for more details...

YELLOW MOUNTAIN PROJECT - COPPER/GOLD RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Lachlan is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project Drilling will target the Melrose Magnetic Anomaly. Click for more details...

OAKLANDS COAL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Approx 100 kms north west of Albury, Oaklands, NSW 2646 Has Oaklands Coal Project - Resource currently at Early Planning stage. Thermal coal suitable as feedstock of domestic power station. 1250 mt measured in-situ resource containing 1120 mt recoverable reserves of which 880 mt was marketable. Click for more details...

TOOLOOM PROJECT - FRASERS/EAGLE HAWK - GOLD RESOURCE
Resource - Gold project at South west of, Tooloom, NSW 2475 In The Council Area Of Tenterfield of Private. Nine Mile, Back Creek and Pine Gully are all key targets for the drilling programme. Eight Mile, Frasers, Doctors Gully, Deep Lead and Eagle Hawk are likely to be drilled in 2004. Click for more details...

OTTERY-INVERELL PROJECT - TENT HILL
Resource - Tin project at 7 km north east of, Emmaville, NSW 2371 in the Mining (Open Cut). A re-evaluation of resources at the Ottery tin mine has resulted in a significant increase. The current resource estimate is: Indicated Resource 15,000t @ 3.0% tin; Inferred Resource 185,000t @ 0.8% tin. The Inferred Resource not previously reported. An in-situ bulk density factor of 2.6 tones per cubic metre has been used in this estimate and a cut-off grade 0.3% tin. Average width is aproximately 4 metres. The basis of calculations has been archival underground channel sampling results, supplemented by rc drilling by the Company. Click for more details...

HEBBURN NO 2 COLLIERY - MINING & RECOVERY OF WASTE MATERIALS
Mining/Recovery Of Waste Materials project at Via, Cessnock, NSW 2325 In The Council Area Of Cessnock of Private. This tender includes the rehabilitation of the site. Click for more details...

ADELONG PROJECT - BATLOW
A project in the NSW Within Tumut. A 6,500 metre drilling programme is planned for February 2004 to test some of the 60 gold reefs mined in the late 1880s and expand gold resources already established within the mining ;lase. Click for more details...

PIPELINE PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) 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...

NORTHPARKES COPPER/GOLD OPERATIONS - E22
Mining Contract - Open-Cut project at 30 km north west of, Parkes, NSW 2870 In The Council Area Of Parkes of Private. Northparkes Mines is a copper-gold producer near Parkes in central western NSW. Northparkes produces 1.1 mtpa of ore from open pits and 4.1 mtpa from underground block cave mine for processing through the sulphide flotation plant. Safety and environmental standards of the highest order are expected from all contractors. The Northparkes culture is an open and cooperative environment with a strong customer focus. Currently two opencut mines exist each around 100 metres in depth, with a further 40 metres to be mined for completion. In addition one opencut will be cutback 40 metres to allow mining to proceed to a final depth of 150 metres to meet stockpile ore and mill feed requirements. The terms of the contract will be to provide the required mining services for two years, with the possibility of extension options, at the discretion of the company. The contract scope will include bulk ore and waste mining with approximate quantities of 3M cubic metres per annum and drilling and blasting activities for the same. A second schedule at lower production rates is currently under review and may be included as part of the tender. Additional on site works to be tendered during this time may include tailings dam wall lift construction and ore rehandling activities, the inclusion of grade control drilling is optional and may be considered during the tender phase. Click for more details...

COORANBONG COLLIERY - MANDALONG MINE PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at South west of, Morisset, NSW 2264 of Longwall - Installation type of New development. Includes electrical and hydraulics. 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...

GLENELLA SILICA PROJECT
Resource - Quartz Silica project at Glenella via, Cowra, NSW 2794 In The Council Area Of Cowra of Private. Quartz from the Glenella deposit likely to be used for the first 3.5 years of operations.In the long term quartz is likely to be supplied from a site in close proximity to the proposed silicon smelter. Click for more details...

RAVENSWORTH/NARAMA COAL OPERATIONS - RAVENSWORTH WEST - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Singleton is a project estimated to be $ 30000000. This project The mine will produce coal at the rate of 1.0 to 1.5 million tonnes per year for six years. Development cost of $30 million are expected. The operation will share existing infrastructure and equipment with Ravenswood East. The Ravensworth/Narama complex, located in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, includes the Ravensworth East operation, Ravensworth West mining tenements and Coal and Allied's share of the Narama operation. Click for more details...

ASHTON COAL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Coal project at via, Ravensworth, NSW 2330 in the Mining (Open Cut). Open cut operation initially, with underground planned at a later stage. 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...

BULGA/WALLERAWANG COAL OPERATIONS
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at South of, Singleton, NSW 2330. Part of contract let for whole of Oceanic coal operations. Various sites, hunter Valley area. 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...

COWRA COPPER GOLD PROJECT
Resource - Copper/Gold New project In The Cowra Council Area. Exploration for porphyry related copper & gold mineralisations & volcanic massive sulphides within the southern extension of Ordovician strata that host the Cadia-Ridgeway copper-gold deposit. A 960km airborne electromagnetic (VTEM) survey covering 205sq km indicated a significant number of bedrock anomalies. Follow up drilling of targets investigated through ground electromagnetic & magnetic surveys. Click for more details...

GIRILAMBONE REGIONAL EXPLORATION PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) New project at Via, Girilambone, NSW 2831. This type is Resource - Copper with Private ownership. Existing sulphides below the old working pits give additional flexibility for development of Tritton. The company believes that these will be suitable for milling at Tritton and drilling is currently in progress at one of the Girilambone pits. Click for more details...

POONCARIE MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - ROAD/RAIL TRANSPORT
Road/Rail Transport Of Product New project In The Central Darling Council Area. A transport logistics package. Haulage of concentrate between mine site and mineral separation plant at Broken Hill. Involves 440,000tpa concentrate to Broken Hill and 130,000 tpa residue back to site for disposal. Rail transport of product from separation plant by rail to SA port. The NSW government has approved the use of AB triple truck configurations for concentrate haulage from the mine site to the MSP. Trucks in this size will permit over 60 tonne payloads to be carried and thus minimise transport costs. Click for more details...

REWARD GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project for New development. Inferred resource estimate of 124,400 tonnes @ 19 g/t Au for 75,900 ounces of gold. If the trial mining and sampling studies are successful at the Exhibition area then underground mining will conducted at the rate of 100,000 tonnes @ 20-30 g/t. The process plant has been redesigned and commissioning has commenced. In addition to the gravity sampling plant, which has a nominal capacity of 5 tonnes per hour, a mini-bulk sampling facility is being established on site for gold recovery from small development samples to provide a qualitative assessment of the vein sets as development proceeds. Click for more details...

EURIOWE PROJECT - GOLD/COPPER RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. RAB drilling program will focus on Fairy Hill copper prospect and then at Smith Well and Yalcowinna Creek. Click for more details...

TREWILGA PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
A project in the NSW Within Parkes. Drilling will target the Great Britain mine prospect during April/May 2005. 350 metres of aircore and RC drilling will be carried out. Previous drilling encountered 38 metres at 0.44g/t gold. Click for more details...

IVANHOE NO 2 COAL MINE - MINING CONTRACT
Currently at the Construction stage In Lithgow is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Production is scheduled to be complete 18 months after contract has been awarded. Click for more details...

DONALDSON COAL MINE - EXTENSION OF MINED AREA - RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Cessnock Council Area of Private ownership. Development will comprise the extraction of 650,000 tonnes of coal over an area of 7 hectares. The application is to allow mining in an additional area that would not be economic as a stand alone operation. No additional infrastructure is required. Donaldson is a thermal coal operation, with plant capacity of 2.5Mtpa. Click for more details...

BRAIDWOOD GOLD & SILVER PROJECT - RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Palerang is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project Previous drilling outlined inferred gold resource of 1.5 million tonnes at 1.03g/t, with low copper and silver values. Click for more details...

TRUNDLE GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Parkes is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project RAB drilling is targeting the Mordialloc prospect. Airborne survey results are currently being processed and assessed. Click for more details...

NYMBOIDA PROJECT - COAL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Guyra Council Area of Private ownership. The potential for a resource at Nymboida, covering an area of 59 km² centred on the old Nymboida Colliery, of around 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal. Waratah will look to expedite the project if drilling confirms a suitable resource. In the event of the definition of a feasible project, Nymboida could enter development and production ahead of the Company?s Galilee Basin project. The Farquhar Seam, which will be the second-phase drilling program at Nymboida, will be cored for coking analysis. The establishment of geotechnical parameters for underground equipment and mining method studies will be achieved from the testing of the Roof and floor core samples. The previously intersected Bardool seam which has shown to have excellent coking properties, will also be targeted in some deeper holes. Click for more details...

CYMBRIC VALE JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - COPPER GOLD NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project In The Broken Hill Council Area of Resource - Copper/Gold/Nickel type. The Cymbric Vale project is located in the Koonenberry Belt on the easter margin of the Curnamona Craton, with the geology of the prospect similar to the nearby Koonenberry Base Metal Project. The copper prospect extends over 1.2 kilometres of strike lenght returning grades of up to 5.61% and 4.91% copper, and sampling has confimed the presence of ultramafic rocks with anomalous nickel assays to 2200ppm and cobalt up to 4250ppm, with anomalous gold to 0.11g/t. Click for more details...

CYMBRIC VALE JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - COPPER GOLD NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Broken Hill Council Area of Resource - Copper/Gold/Nickel type. The Cymbric Vale project is located in the Koonenberry Belt on the easter margin of the Curnamona Craton, with the geology of the prospect similar to the nearby Koonenberry Base Metal Project. The copper prospect extends over 1.2 kilometres of strike lenght returning grades of up to 5.61% and 4.91% copper, and sampling has confimed the presence of ultramafic rocks with anomalous nickel assays to 2200ppm and cobalt up to 4250ppm, with anomalous gold to 0.11g/t. Click for more details...

CYMBRIC VALE JOINT VENTURE PROJECT - COPPER GOLD NICKEL RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Broken Hill Council Area of Resource - Copper/Gold/Nickel type. The Cymbric Vale project is located in the Koonenberry Belt on the easter margin of the Curnamona Craton, with the geology of the prospect similar to the nearby Koonenberry Base Metal Project. The copper prospect extends over 1.2 kilometres of strike lenght returning grades of up to 5.61% and 4.91% copper, and sampling has confimed the presence of ultramafic rocks with anomalous nickel assays to 2200ppm and cobalt up to 4250ppm, with anomalous gold to 0.11g/t. Click for more details...

UNITED COLLIERY - LONGWALL MAINTENANCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project at 15 km west of, Singleton, NSW 2330 of Maintenance Contract - For Longwall type of New development. Contract to include: longwall supports, hydraulic hoses, function tests, weld repairs, detailed survey/6 metres cracking on each support, variation costs/belts & braces. Click for more details...

INTEGRA COAL OPERATIONS - OPEN CUT EXTENSION PROJECT
Currently at the Construction stage In Singleton is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project Extension further south of the existing South Pit (247ha). Trucks & shovel/excavators to access 30million tonnes (Mt) of Run-of-Mine (RoM) coal at a rate of 2.3-4.2Mtpa to give a Life-of-Mine (LoM) of 9 years. Associated infrastructure to include relocation of power lines & telecommunications in the proposed open cut area. Construction of temporary haul roads & surface water management structures. Installation of tansportable site office, crib room & bathhouse. Installation of a transportable, above ground equipment refuelling station. Click for more details...

PINE DALE COAL OPERATIONS STAGE 2 EXTENSION
Mining (Open Cut) project In The Lithgow Council Area of Operating Mine - Extension type. A project to extend operations 10-15 years by incorporating 201ha in the Blackmans Flat area adjoining the now exhausted original Pine Dale mine & the recently approved 27ha Stage 1 Yarraboldy extension. Continued open cut operations accessing 14.2 million tonnes (Mt) at a rate of 2Mt product coal annually. Construction of a new mine industrial area to include a 600tph crushing & screening plant, 100,000t run-of-mine (ROM) stockpile, 200,000t product stockpiles & maintenance facilities. Construction or relocation of offices, amenities, workshop, water management infrastructure, electric power supply, explosives magazine & fuel storage area. Dewatering of existing pit prior to use for overburden & interburden emplacement. Reinstatement of the now derelict Wallerawang spur rail line & rail siding & construction of a rail load out facility. Internal access roads & private haul road crossing. An additional 60 employees expected at maximum production. Click for more details...

CATHEDRAL ROCKS GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - airborne surveys etc.) project In The Armidale Dumaresq Council Area of Resource - Gold/Lead/Silver/Zinc type. A project located on the historic tin fields of Yaroona, Lauder & School Gully. Geological mapping has identified new areas of interest including visible gold in quartz. Click for more details...

LIDDELL COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION
Mining (Open Cut) project at Old New England Hwy, Ravensworth, NSW 2330 for New. A project for a 5 year life-of-mine (LoM) extension by expanding the existing South pit followed by expansion of the Entrance pit after which a new MIA pit to be developed involving relocation of the current mine infrastructure area. Construction of a new conveyor & transfer point to link to the existing overland conveyor to allow transfer of up to 1.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of coal to the Ravensworth coal handling & preparation plant (CHPP) now that the demolished Cumnock CHPP is no longer available to take excess run-of-mine (ROM) coal. A new 50,000t stockpile at the new conveyor & expansion of the existing ROM stockpile capacity to 200,000t as well as a new tailings emplacement area in the South Pit void. Associated infrastructure expected to include access & haul roads, surface water management systems, new dewatering bores for the Hazeldene, Entrance & South pit workings, an explosive reload facility, powerlines, pipelines & a water truck fill point. Click for more details...

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