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ZINC

Hera produces first concentrate

ASX-listed Aurelia Metals, formerly known as YTC Resources, has produced its first concentrate at the Hera gold/lead/zinc project, in South Australia. “Our first high-grade concentrate production is an important milestone for the Hera project....
1st September 2014
 
COPPER

Record copper production for Hillgrove in Q2

Copper miner Hillgrove Resources has reported record production during the second quarter ended July from its Kanmantoo operation, in South Australia. The mine delivered 5 884 t of copper-in-concentrate during the quarter under review, which was...
25th August 2014
 
EXPLORATION

Monax identifies second project for Antofagasta duet

Junior explorer Monax Mining and its alliance partner Chilean copper producer Antofagasta have banded together to establish a designated project, dubbed Musgrave, in South Australia. Monax on Friday reported that its subsidiary Monax Alliance had...
22nd August 2014
 
IRON-ORE

IronClad starts discussion on DSO product

Junior IronClad Mining on Thursday reported that it was in discussions with Arrium Mining to potentially sell the direct shipping ore (DSO) from the Wilcherry Hill joint venture (JV), in South Australia. If an agreement was reached with Arrium,...
21st August 2014
 
COPPER/GOLD

Oz Minerals ‘highly encouraged’ by Carrapateena study

A prefeasibility study (PFS) into ASX-listed Oz Minerals’ Carrapateena project, in South Australia, has found that the project could deliver about A$22.1-billion in revenue over its 24-year mine life. The project was expected to deliver 114 000...
18th August 2014
 
GOLD

WPG gets enviro nod for Tunkillia development

Junior developer WPG Resources on Friday announced that it had received federal environmental clearance for the development of its Tunkillia gold project, in South Australia. The Department of Environment has also advised the company that the...
15th August 2014
 
COPPER/GOLD

Oz Minerals narrows half-year loss on higher output

Copper/gold miner Oz Minerals has narrowed its net loss for the six months to June from A$268-million in the first half of 2013, to A$7.4-million on the back of higher production. During the interim period under review, Oz Minerals produced 40...
13th August 2014
 
COPPER

Gunson to launch PFS at S Australia deposits

Minerals explorer Gunson Resources on Tuesday announced that it would launch a prefeasibility study (PFS) at its MG14 and Windabout copper/cobalt/silver deposits, in South Australia, following the completion of a scoping study. The ASX-listed...
12th August 2014
 
BASE METALS

Rex Metals studying lower cost Hillside project

Junior minerals developer Rex Minerals on Friday told shareholders that it would extend the feasibility study of its Hillside copper project, in South Australia, to pursue a lower capital cost for the project. A recently updated mine plan showed...
8th August 2014
 
Exploration

Global graphite demand leads to Oz mines reopening

LUCRATIVE PRODUCT
An increase in global demand for graphite has made this common mineral increasingly popular and profitable
With an increase in global demand for graphite, Australia has reopened its first operational graphite mine in 25 years, with two more reopenings set to follow.
8th August 2014
 
Mining Services

Oz-based container solutions in global demand

SPECIALISED MINING CONTAINER
Depending on how cranes are used and congestion in the port, a rate of 1 200 t/h is achievable with the pit-to-ship system
Since its introduction to the Australian market in 2012, Australia-based container solutions company Intermodal Solutions Group’s (ISG’s) pit-to-ship materials handling solution has been implemented at various ports worldwide, owing to its...
8th August 2014
 
IRON-ORE

IronClad amends Wilcherry Hill production plan

In response to the falling iron-ore prices, junior IronClad Mining has taken the decision to amend its production plan at the Wilcherry Hill project, in South Australia. The miner said on Wednesday that the Stage 1 pit would now only focus on...
6th August 2014
 
 
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