queensland resource mining

queensland resource mining

A major resource company says a uranium mine could open in north-west Queensland as early as 2010. Summit Resources hopes the federal Labor Party will relax its policy ban on new uranium mines at its national conference next April.

Managing director Allan Eggers told a mining conference in Mount Isa, the region’s uranium deposits could generate up […]

December 1st, 2006 – Posted in General, Uranium

Another major coal seam gas project is being developed in Queensland. Origin Energy is to invest $114 million to double the size of its Spring Gully coal seam gas project north of Roma. This will largely supply into the household, industry and electricity generation market.

But nearby Link Energy is developing coal seam gas which, in partnership with […]

July 25th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General

A Labor document on uranium mining hints at storing nuclear waste in Australia and identifies sites in Queensland and Western Australia for new mines. Labor resources spokesman Martin Ferguson created the party briefing in March, before party leader Kim Beazley this week announced a push to scrap Labor’s no-new-mines policy.

The Australian newspaper has obtained a copy […]

July 28th, 2006 – Posted in General, Uranium

Mantle Mining Corporation Ltd has said that its initial public offer has closed early after reaching its target of $4 million. The miner of gold in Queensland and Victoria, which will begin trading in mid-November, issued 20 million shares at 20 cents each and said the strong demand from both retail and institutional investors was encouraging.

“Our […]

November 9th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

Magellan Petroleum Australia Limitedhas provided the following drilling report: Nockatunga Oil Fields – SW Queensland

The Kamel-1 exploration well spudded in PL 51 in the Cooper Basin of southwest Queensland on 16 March. The well was drilled to a total depth of 1,391 meters. Oil shows were recorded in the Murta Member during drilling. Wireline logs have […]

March 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

SHARES in beleaguered miner CuDeco surged yesterday after drilling results confirmed an 850-metre long mineralised zone at its Rocklands copper project in Queensland.
The former Australian Mining Investments said drilling at the wholly owned project in the state’s north-west confirmed the zone at the Las Minerale Prospect and it now planned to drill over 1000 metres, […]

August 10th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks

A Western Australian gold company and Australia’s top research body are joining forces to trial a new coal mining technique in southern Queensland.
Metex and the CSIRO will burn coal deposits underground at three locations in the Surat Basin, west of Brisbane, and extract the gas for power generation and to produce liquid fuels like diesel.

July 13th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General

Queensland, Australia, coal mogul Ken Talbot Monday was arranged in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on 35 counts of allegedly making payments to a government minister.
The Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission claims Macarthur Coal Managing Director Talbot paid former Queensland Cabinet Minister Gordon Nuttall nearly A$300,000 over three years. Talbot’s solicitor told the court Monday that […]

February 6th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General

Concerns have been raised about mine safety in Queensland after allegations some companies are submitting false safety figures to the State Government. Mines Minister Geoff Wilson has issued a warning to mining companies after spot safety audits last month raised serious concerns at several sites.

He has also ordered an independent review into his department’s Queensland Mines […]

April 16th, 2007 – Posted in General

Mid-tier miner Oxiana Ltd says its Prominent Hill project is on track to become Australia’s next major copper/gold mine.
Oxiana said the mine was expected to launch commercial production in 2008, ramping up to mine ore at a rate of eight million tonnes a year and produce 100,000 tonnes of copper and 120,000 ounces of gold […]

July 12th, 2006 – Posted in General, Precious metal

A video demostration on ASX Mining Stock Resource Update and Drilling Results page at ShareFilter.comViewed: 26 timesLength: 00:19

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed spot safety audits and an independent review of a State Government report into safety incidents at mine sites. The crackdown comes after Queensland recorded its fourth mine fatality in the past 10 months. Council chief executive Michael Roche says he is surprised that interim findings have raised safety concerns.

He says companies […]

April 16th, 2007 – Posted in General

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