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Explorer Auric Mining has taken the ‘logical’ next step at its Jeffreys Find gold project in the Norseman area of Western Australia by teaming with openpit development specialist BML Ventures to target its 47,900oz resource.

Australian company R3D Resources is clear to restart processing of zinc slag and matte at Tasmania’s historic Zeehan smelter with plans to process 120,000t slag by early 2023.

Australian explorer Tennant Minerals has reported ‘stunning’ results from the first hole of a diamond drilling program highlighting the potential of its Bluebird copper-gold project in the NT’s Tennant Creek Mineral Field.

West Australian explorer Cannon Resources has maintained the pace of resource growth at its flagship Fisher East project, adding 56,100t contained nickel at a discovery cost of $A104/t in just 12 months since its ASX listing.

Australian explorer and developer Platina Resources has added critical mass to its WA gold portfolio with the signing of a conditional binding term sheet to acquire the advanced Brimstone gold project near Kalgoorlie.

The combination of reconnaissance field programs and historical data reviews have identified exciting uranium and copper targets for junior explorer Valor Resources at its Surprise Creek project in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Nearly 35 years after it ended its short but highly productive life, the Nabarlek uranium mine in the Alligator Rivers province of Australia’s Northern Territory is showing signs of revival under new owner DevEx.

Australian explorer Petratherm is highlighting the potential for a broad-scale occurrence of rare earth anomalism in the North Gawler Craton of South Australia.

Australian explorer Zenith Minerals has verified past results of drilling that extended and improved the geological interpretation of its Develin Creek polymetallic project in Queensland.

Western Australia's first major platinum discovery at Julimar on the margins of Perth is shaping up as the starting point for a world-class multi-district green metals province, exploration star Chalice Mining believes. John Feary reports from the Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie

Twelve months after being named Australia's Digger of the Year, West African Resources is closer to opening its second Burkina Faso mine and heading towards 400,000ozpa of low-cost production. John Feary reports

Rare earths project developer Hasting Technology Metals has set a target of the June 2024 quarter to begin commissioning of the West Australian plant capable of producing up to 8% of the world's NdPr needs.

Northern Star Resources MD Stuart Tonkin declares the iconic Kalgoorlie Super Pit is in its best shape thanks to the new owner's five-year pathway to growth.

Core Lithium sets a December quarter target for first production at its Finnis project in Australia's Northern Territory.

West Australian miner Capricorn Metals is aiming to complete an ore reserve and feasibility study in the Dec 2022 qtr to assist a development decision on its Mount Gibson gold project.

Experienced mining journalist and commentator Ross Louthean, a long-time observer of the New Zealand minerals industry, explores the current and past influences behind Santana Minerals' drilling successes on the historic Bendigo-Ophir district in Otago.

Western Australian explorer Sipa Resources is pressing forward with exploration on its home-state portfolio while pushing ahead with the sale of its Ugandan nickel-copper project.

Nickel pig iron producer Nickel Industries has followed up the commencement of full operations of the four furnace lines at its Angel project in Indonesia with the start of commissioning of a new power plant that will boost production capacity and cut costs.

Beating its own expectations in drilling on Neesham Reef in the historic A1 gold mine and establishing a significant resource base at the Maldon project make up a day of positive news for miner Kaiser Reef in the heart of Victoria’s historic goldfields.

New drilling results are highlighting the exceptional growth opportunity for West Australian explorer Meeka Metals at its flagship Murchison gold project, where its recent scoping study outlined production of over 420,000oz gold.

With its proposed merger with fellow West Australian explorer Deep Yellow headed for a shareholder vote this week, Vimy Resources has reported initial diamond drilling results pointing to an increase in scale and value of its Angularli uranium project.

First drilling returns at Two Mile Hill deposit support West Australian explorer Aurumin’s vision of it becoming a key part of its Central Sandstone gold project with potential scale to underpin future production.

Australian newcomer Belarorox is backing its modern exploration techniques to deliver a JORC-compliant resource in a short time at its Lachlan Fold Belt tenements in the area of the historic Belara and Native Bee underground mines in New South Wales. Ross Louthean reports

Western Australian regional exploration specialist explorer Auric Mining identified the need for more work to refine material inputs and enhance project economics on its 100%-owned Jeffreys Find gold deposit.

Scoping study identifies the potential pathway to a low impact, modest capital expenditure and high margin underground mining development at New World Resources’ 100%-owned high-grade Antler copper deposit in Arizona, USA.

Leading Australian mining and resources journalist and commentator Ross Louthean delves into the history of Strickland Metals’ expanding Yandal gold belt exploration search.

First-pass drilling success for recent listing Flynn Gold on remote NE Tasmanian historic workings

Latin Resources is looking for a buyer after exercising its option to acquire 100% ownership of the Peep O’Day gold project in the southern Lachlan Fold Belt in New South Wales, Australia

The Australian government’s $A2B critical minerals facility to encourage local sources of the minerals that will advance the global drive for clean technology has offered up to $300M construction funding for TNG at its Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project.

The ‘perfect storm’ of events that have dragged the performance of its Morila Super Pit have left new miner Firefinch relying on increased resource and reserve estimates and a new mine plan to restore its fortunes.


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