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Newcrest Mining

Newcrest exits metal project in North West Qld

One of the world’s largest mineral producers is exiting a new metal development in North West Queensland’s Gulf Country region. Newcrest Mining has accepted a bid from Strategic Energy...

Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Extra relief announced for new mining projects

Proposed resource developments across Queensland will be permitted in more locations and receive a variety of incentives. Nearly 7000 sq km of land will be released for new gas and mineral...

Tenders open for an 18sqkm in Surat Basin gasfields

In an Australian first, explorers will soon be on the hunt for Queensland gas to exclusively supply to local manufacturers. Queensland Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced Thursday that...

Senex Energy Silverstar

$15m gas exploration announced in Cooper Basin

An Australian oil and gas producer will soon start a $15 million gas exploration operation in South Australia’s Cooper Basin. Senex Energy will begin drilling its Silver Star-1 gas exploration...

Queensland’s biggest “rock library” launched

Queensland’s biggest “rock library” is fuelling cheaper, faster mineral, petroleum and coal exploration after a $5 million expansion. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham officially...

Global tender opens to explore North West Queensland

Mineral explorers from around the globe have been invited to compete to explore Queensland’s North West Minerals Province. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

Victoria bans unconventional gas exploration

In a national first, the Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas, including fracking and coal seam gas. The permanent...

More than 800sq km for Queensland resources industry

More than 800 square kilometres of land has been set aside for the resources industry, as part of Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today. Minister for State Development and...

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