Tag: exploration

Mining & Resources

Mining the Territory 2016: Building foundations for growth

Great achievements and exciting projects are taking place in the Northern Territory within the mining and exploration sector. On 15th September, the 10th Anniversary Mining the Territory Conference successfully closed its curtains. For two days, delegates of the conference gathered at the Darwin Convention Centre, discussed and explored the current and future opportunities in the Northern…

24 Sep 2016, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

NSW leading the way for mining mineral resources

New South Wales has some unique advantages when it comes to mining mineral resources - infrastructure, access to grid power, a skilled labour force and a supportive government, just to name a few. In the lead up to the 8th annual Mining NSW Conference, Mark Arundell, Principal Geologist from IMEX Consulting joined us for a chat. Here he…

26 Jun 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Program launch: Mining NSW

Mining is a major contributor to New South Wales’ economic and social independence.  The overall positive outlook for the NSW minerals industry is the product of prospective geology, well-developed infrastructure, low average operating costs, use of leading-edge exploration and mining technologies and the availability of a skilled workforce*. Statistics from NSW Mining show that in 2011/12,…

4 Jun 2014, by Test Test

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Perspectives from a successful NT Explorer: Emmerson Resources

In the lead up to the 2014 Mining the Territory forum, we had the chance to lead an interview with Mr Rob Bills, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Emmerson Resources Pty Ltd.  He will be delivering a presentation at the forum.  Here he shares with us Emmerson Resources' latest project developments and his views…

19 May 2014, by Test Test

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Western Australia named world’s top mining investment hub

The strength of Western Australia's mining sector was once again highlighted after a recent survey ranked the state as the world's most attractive investment destination. Western Australia scored an overall 85.3 out of 100 in the latest Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies 2013, managing to stave off competition from the likes of Nevada (84.2) and…

25 Mar 2014, by Test Test

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Iluka Resources: Responding to mineral sands market demands

Iluka Resources is a major global producer of zircon and the world's largest producer of the high-grade titanium dioxide products of rutile and synthetic rutile. In the lead-up to the 2014 AJM Mineral Sands conference, we had the chance to speak to Iluka's Manager Eastern Operations, Dan McGrath, about the outlook for the industry and the…

18 Feb 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Geometallurgy and mineral sands: Turning deposits into shareholder value

The global mineral sands market is expected to remain challenging in the near term. We had the chance to speak to Greg Jones, Principal at GNJ Consulting about the role of geometallurgy when it comes to making new investment decisions, his thoughts on some of the most promising mineral sands projects and the three biggest…

21 Jan 2014, by Test Test

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Close-up: Peter Davies

The evaluation of the 100% owned Boonanarring and Atlas deposits in Western Australia has been the major activity of mineral sands exploration company Image Resources over the past 18 months. Attendees at the 2014 AJM Mineral Sands conference will have the opportunity to hear about the latest developments of the project by the company’s Managing…

20 Jan 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

What are the biggest challenges for the resources sector in South Australia?

In the lead up to our 7th Annual Mining South Australia Conference, , we will be showcasing 3 editions of interviews with the event’s key supporter organisations: Civil Contractors Federation SA, Whyalla Chamber of Commerce & Industry, South Australia Freight Council, Port Pirie Regional Council & Whyalla City Council. In this first edition, we asked…

27 Aug 2013, by Test Test

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QLD government initiatives to boost exploration success rates in Mount Isa’s greenfields regions

Exploration is vital to ensure the ongoing strength of Queensland’s mining and petroleum resource sectors. We had the chance to speak to Brad John, Chief Government Geologist at the Geological Survey of Queensland about government initiatives to attract investment for new mining and exploration projects in Mount Isa. He also shared some insights into the…

22 Aug 2013, by Test Test