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Altona optimises Turkey Creek

Monday, 10 August 2015Jack McGinn ALTONA Mining has added two years to the potential life of the Little Eva mine at its Cloncurry project in Queensland after undertaking a pit optimisation study on a recently discovered deposit. Drilling at Little …
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Metal Bank rockets on copper hits

Andrew DuffyThursday, 30 July 2015 METAL Bank shares surged 88% this afternoon after the company posted broad copper intersections from the surface of its Mason Valley project in Nevada. The Bluestone project. Results from the first two holes of an …
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Qld’s $1M exploration booster

Marion Lopez, 17 June 2015 THE Queensland government will spend more than $A1 million on four promising geoscience projects that are hoped to help explorers better target areas of opportunities. Speaking at a Queensland Exploration Council breakfast in Brisbane today, …
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ActivEX 2015 – Photo Gallery

The ActivEX Limited portfolio is extensive, with interests in 1 granted Mining Lease, 33 granted Exploration Permits for Minerals and 1 Prospecting Licence application, covering over 2,881 km2 in Queensland and Western Australia. These licence areas cover highly prospective terrain …
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Scoping success at Copper Hill

Jack McGinn, 15 April 2015 GOLDEN Cross Resources shares jumped almost 10% today after the company released the details of a scoping study for its Copper Hill copper-gold project in New South Wales. The scoping study outlined the economics of …
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Coalstoun gets inferred resource

Jack McGinn Tuesday, 31 March 2015 ACTIVEX has released a maiden, all-inferred copper resource for its Coalstoun deposit in Queensland, just eight months after formally taking ownership of the tenement. The deposit has a total inferred resource of 26.9 million …
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Royalty hike off the table

Andrew Duffy Wednesday, 25 March 2015 A REVIEW from the Western Australian government has recommended boosting gold royalties from 2.5% to 3.75%, but mines minister Bill Marmion says there won’t be any changes in this year’s budget. Marmion’s comments have …
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Positive outlook for copper, nickel miners

Kristie Batten Friday, 20 March 2015 DESPITE a slump in prices, the weak Australian dollar has led to earnings upgrades for Australia’s copper and nickel producers. Nickel is down 8.8% so far this week and hit a 14-month low this …
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Maiden resource for Altona’s Turkey Creek

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 Andrew Duffy ALTONA Mining has posted the first mineral resource for the Turkey Creek deposit at its Cloncurry copper project near Mt Isa. The resource came in at 21 million tonnes at 0.59% copper for 123,300 tonnes …
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Exploration incentive passes senate

Andrew Duffy (MiningNews.net) New laws to establish the Exploration Development Incentive have passed the senate and are set to provide a well-needed boost to junior explorers. Under the EDI eligible explorers can convert a portion of their tax loss to …
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