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TRITTON COPPER MINE EXPANSION
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Bogan Council Area of Minesite type. A high grade copper zone has been confirmed under the eastern pit wall and ramp at Larsens. Recent drilling at Murrawombie has confirmed an extension of the sulphide ore body. Click for more details...

HILLGROVE PROJECT - GOLD & ANTIMONY RESOURCE
Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Armidale Dumaresq Council Area of Private ownership. Inferred resource is 3.9 Mt @ 5.1 g/t Au & 2% Sb. A deposit of tungsten is also part of the project. The mine is expected to produce 10,000 tonnes of antimony metal, 20,000 ounces of gold and 300 tonnes of tungsten per annum. Click for more details...

RASP SILVER LEAD & ZINC OPERATIONS EXTENSION
Mining (Open Cut) project for New development. Continuation of production at the Rasp Mine through a combination of open cut & underground workings. The existing Kintore open cut pit to be extended over 4 years for an anticipated 1.5-2 million tonnes (Mt) production comprising 16% lead plus zinc & 200g/t silver. A decline from the existing Kintore pit allows underground access to another 10Mt in the previously unmined Western & Centenary Mineralisations. Initially underground workings will focus on high grade pillars with the ore trucked out for processing at the Endeavour Mine. Construction of a processing plant to accommodate Stage 2 follow on underground mining of the Western & Centenary lodes for around 750,000 tonnes per annum (tpa). Power, water and rail access already connected to the site with buildings, workshops and general amenities also in place. 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...

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...

GLOUCESTER RUBY MINE
Mine - Rubies project at Mid way between Scone and, Gloucester, NSW 2422 In The Council Area Of Gloucester of Private. Mine production for December Quarter 2006 was 15,281 tonnes of gemstones. Click for more details...

PEL-432 - PICKABOOBA GAS PROJECT
38 km southwest of, Casino, NSW 2470 Has Pel-432 - Pickabooba Gas Project currently at Early Planning stage. Pickabooba South-1 well will be drilled to 1150 metres depth to test a four way closed structural prospect with 35 PJ (2P) of recoverable gas. Primary target is an intra Ripley Road sandstone that flowed up to 460,000 cubic feet per day of high quality methane gas from Pickabooba-1. Click for more details...

MCPHAILS PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) project at Newell Highway near, Peak Hill, NSW 2869 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Deep diamond hole beneath previous gold intersection. Click for more details...

MCPHAILS PROJECT - GOLD RESOURCE
Mining (Open Cut) project at Newell Highway near, Peak Hill, NSW 2869 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Deep diamond hole beneath previous gold intersection. 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...

THE PEAK GOLD OPERATIONS
Hillston Rd, Cobar, NSW 2835 Has The Peak Gold Operations currently at Planning stage. Mining operations include an open cut at New Cobar. The new underground will be off the base of the open cut. Click for more details...

ARDLETHAN TIN OPERATIONS
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at Via, Ardlethan, NSW 2665. To use scrapers and dozers to extract 2,000,000 bcm per year over the next three years, then 1,000,000 tpa for 7 years. Click for more details...

MOUNT OWEN COAL OPERATIONS - ROM RECEIVAL FACILITY
Private ownership Mining (Open Cut) project In The Singleton Council Area for New development. Construction and operation of a ROM receival facility and haul roads to enable Mount Owen Mine to process ROM coal from Ravensworth East and Glendell mines. Click for more details...

TARAWONGA COAL PROJECT - RESOURCE
Resource - Coal project at Maules Creek & Goonbri Rds, 15 km north east of, Boggabri, NSW 2382 In The Council Area Of Narrabri of Private. The expected mine life between 8 to 10 years, will yield close to 12 million tonnes of export quality low sulphur, low ash, high-energy semi-soft coking coal from the Forest View, Thuin and Nagero properties east of Boggabri (formerley named East Boggabri Coal Project). Click for more details...

WERRIS CREEK COAL MINE - INFRASTRUCTURE
Werris Creek Coal Mine - Infrastructure is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is Includes haul road, coal screening, crushing equipment and rail loadout area. Coal washery will be transferred from the former Gunnedah Colliery and will include conveyors, transfer towers and a 350 tonne capacity raw coal bin. Click for more details...

WERRIS CREEK COAL MINE - RESOURCE
Deposit - Coal project at "Narrawolga" property approx 4 km south of, Werris Creek, NSW 2341 In The Council Area Of Tamworth of Private. Open cut mining operation over an area of approx 80 ha. Construction and operation will include coal screening, crushing equipment, rail load out facility. Coal will be transported from the processing area on private haul road to the rail loadout facility. A mine access road, various support services, structures and transportable building will be installed. 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...

NORTHPARKES COPPER & GOLD OPERATIONS - E48 - RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Parkes Council Area for New development. Development comprises a new underground mine which is 2 km north of the existing E26 underground mine. Mining operations will be conducted by rock caving and ore will be hoisted via an existing shaft. A new above ground conveyor to the existing processing plant will be constructed. Two new tailings storage facilities will be constructed for the residue. A major engineering and construction component of the project will be to set up the underground crusher chamber. Resource estimate is 22,600,000 tonnes @ 1.15% copper and 0.46 g/t gold containing 260,000 tonnes of copper and 334,000 ounces of gold. Mine is expected to produce 5.5 Mtpa and extended to 2017. 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...

CSA COPPER OPERATIONS
Csa Copper Operations is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 2500000 it is Includes 1.8km decline from the surface to connect with existing workings to allow more hoisting time. 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...

ANGUS PLACE COLLIERY
Currently at the Planning stage In Lithgow is a project estimated to be $ 1000000. This project The current Angus Place longwall block is the last of the northern blocks before relocation to longer blocks in the new southern area of the mine adjacent to Springvale's old workings. The relocation will result in an extended longwall changeover in the December 2003 quarter. 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 (Underground - including longwall) project at South east of, Cobar, NSW 2835 of Resource - Gold type of New development. Golden Cross recently completed a programme of RAB drilling, auger drilling and rock chip sampling at Canbelego. Encouraging results were returned from the South Mount Boppy and Birthday prospects. Click for more details...

COBAR PROJECT
New project of Mining (Open Cut) project at via, Cobar, NSW 2835. A limited wide spaced RAB drilling geochemical programme has been completed over a multi-element soil anomaly associated with splays of the Rookery fault. Results are encouraging with a strong zinc anomaly & elevated copper & gold responses. One hole reported 7 m at 0.12% zinc from 78 m depth in leached bedrock. Click for more details...

COORANBONG COLLIERY - MANDALONG MINE PROJECT
Shaft Sinking - No 1 & No 2 project at South west of, Morisset, NSW 2264 in the Mining (Underground - including longwall). Ventilation shafts - one 3 metre diameter, one 6 metre diameter (Raisebore). Two mine shafts from the surface to the West Wallarah seam at the the Mandalong project site located at Mandalong NSW. Click for more details...

COWAL GOLD PROJECT - ENDEAVOUR 42/ENDEAVOUR 46
Mining (Open Cut) project at Approx 45 kms north east of, West Wyalong, NSW 2671 of Resource - Gold/Infrastructure/Plant type of New development. The Cowal project has proven and probable reserves of 2.8 million ounces. The mine is expected to produce 220,000 to 235,000 ounces of gold per year on average. Mine and process plant construction is expected to take 21 months. Click for more details...

BAYSWATER & LIDDELL POWER STATIONS
State ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Muswellbrook Council Area for New development. 1,000,000 to 1000,000,000 gigajoules. Click for more details...

RAVENSWORTH/NARAMA COAL OPERATIONS - RAVENSWORTH EAST - RESOURCE
Approx 25 kms west of, Singleton, NSW 2330 Has Ravensworth/Narama Coal Operations - Ravensworth East - Resource currently at Construction stage. Current production of 2.0 million tonnes per annum will be increased to 2.5 million tonnes per annum. This will involve the dragline changing to a 7 day operation. Click for more details...

WHITEHAVEN COAL PROJECT STAGE 1 - BULK SAMPLE/TRIAL MINE
Whitehaven Coal Project Stage 1 - Bulk Sample/Trial Mine is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 800000 it is A bulk sample mining operation for 50,000 tonnes over 4 months approx early 2000. Dependent on the results of trial mining , market appraisals and any further necessary approvals , the operation may expand to stage 2 - full scale mining. Click for more details...

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

CML 7 BROKEN HILL BASE METALS PROJECT
Mining (Open Cut) project at via, Broken Hill, NSW 2880 of Resource - Base Metals type of New development. Drilling to date has successfully intersected the shallow zinc lode mineralisation over a strike length of 120 metres with an average width of 80 metres. Drill intersections range from 4 to 13 metres at grades averaging greater than 10% lead and zinc. Click for more details...

MINERAL HILL GOLD OPERATIONS - PEARSE/BOGONG NORTH
Private ownership Mining (Underground - including longwall) project In The Lachlan Council Area for New development. Diamond drilling in the December 2003 quarter has led to advances in understanding of the Southern ore zone and to the discovery of gold rich hanging wall veins 50 further north than previously known. A study into high grade gold in the Southern ore zone and to explain the distribution of hanging wall veins continued during the December 2003 quarter. Underground drilling is planned for the March 2004 quarter. Click for more details...

COWAL GOLD PROJECT
Site Office project at North west of, West Wyalong, NSW 2671 In The Council Area Of Bland of Private. Includes the construction/supply of buildings and services required to establish a site office at the Cowal Gold Project. Capabilities required include-supply/fabrication of steel industrial shed, construction management, transportable office accommodation, fencing, electrical, concrete works, sewerage plant and plumbing. 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...

CAMDEN GAS PROJECT - STAGE 2 EXTENSION DAM
Private ownership Mining (Onshore - oil & gas) project In The Camden Council Area for New development. Construction of an earth dam at the MT1 gas well site. The footprint of the dam will be 60mx60m long and 60mx60m wide. The connection of 15 existing coal seam methane wells to the existing Stage 2 project. Click for more details...

HUNTER VALLEY COAL OPERATIONS - CHESHUNT EXTENSION
South of Hunter River, 18 km north west of, Singleton, NSW 2330 Has Hunter Valley Coal Operations - Cheshunt Extension currently at Construction stage. To extend the pit by 20 hectares to extract approximately 8 million tonnes of ROM coal. Click for more details...

COLLAROY COPPER GOLD PROJECT
Mining (Exploration - Drilling) New project at Northwest of, Nyngan, NSW 2825. This type is Resource - Copper/Gold with Private ownership. The company believes this northeast-southwest trending zone is highly prospective for copper and gold. Click for more details...

AWABA COAL OPERATIONS - POLLUTION CONTROL DAM
Awaba Coal Operations - Pollution Control Dam is currently at the Tenders & Building stage, valued at about $ 1000000 it is Construction of a pollution control dam as part of a project to extend the Life-of-Mine (LoM) by expanding underground operations. Click for more details...

NARRABRI COAL SEAM GAS MULTI LATERAL PILOT PROJECT PEL238
Currently at the Construction stage In Narrabri is a project estimated to be $ 25000000. This project At Bibblewindi, 2 adjacent twin-lateral pilots each with 3 vertical production wells plus 2 shield wells on each side of the multi-lateral pilots completed. Gas delivered to existing Wilga Park Power Station by flowlines. At Bibblewindi West, tri-lateral production pilot completed with installation of gas & water transfer lines nearing completion. Click for more details...

TIA RIVER GOLD PROJECT
Currently at the Exploration, Drilling, Survey & Assessment stage In Walcha is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Several basalt-filled palaeochannels appear to have shed alluvial gold into the catchment of the Tia river in the vicinity of the Company's main Holocene alluvial target. The current exploration program is contingent on access agreements with relevant landholders in the licence area. Click for more details...

RAVENSWORTH COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION - RAVENSWORTH NORTH PROJECT
Operating Mine/S - Expansion project at Lemington Rd, Singleton, NSW 2330 in the Mining (Open Cut). A project to create a mining complex incorporating neighbouring open cut & underground operations at Ravensworth West, Narama and Cumnock No 1 Colliery & the surface facilities associated with Ravensworth Underground Mine (RUM) for mining up to 16million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of Run-Of-Mine (ROM) coal over an expected Life-of-mine (LOM) of 29 years. Establishment south of Davis Creek & west of Bayswater Creek of the new Ravensworth North Pit. Open cut operations to continue to involve prestripping, drill & blast overburden removal, coal extraction through blasting or bulldozer, transportation of the ROM coal by truck to stockpiles & then by conveyor to a local power station (Macquarie Generation) or the Ravensworth Coal Terminal (RCT). Expansion of the product coal capacity of the existing northerly Ravensworth Coal Handling & Preparation Plant (RCHPP) & RCT loadout facility to 20Mtpa. A new Raw Coal stockpile with associated conveyor & access bridge over the New England Highway to the RCT. At this coal terminal a new product coal stockpile as well as a water dam. A new rejects bin at the existing centrally located ROM pad along with new conveyor to link to the existing rejects conveyor. Establishment of new workshop & office facilities north of Davis Creek. Realignment of an existing 330kV transmission line & ancillary services. Construction of a mine access road along with realignment of Lemington Road involving a New England Highway intersection upgrade. A new explosives facility. Diversion of Emu Creek. A new main storage dam in the south of the project area with associated drains & pipelines. Expanded out of pit emplacement areas. New Cumnock 3 tailings dam to the south of the existing dams. Construction of temporary employee, maintenance & equipment storage facilities at the Narama operations. Click for more details...

MOUNT ARTHUR COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION RX1
Operating Mine - Expn - Rx1 New project In The Muswellbrook Council Area. Increase of run-of-mine (ROM) capacity by 4million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to reach 24Mtpa approx. 300 new full time jobs expected. Click for more details...

GOLDEN KING GOLD COPPER PROJECT
Addition project of Mining (Open Cut) project at 32km north of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880. A project located along strike of the historic Golden King Mine. Rock chip sampling preceded reverse circulation drilling to test multiple lodes hosted in a chlorite-altered corridor. A ground magnetic survey to detail lode outlines prior to follow up drilling. Click for more details...

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