Vale Michael (Mike) Binns

Mike passed away 16th May 2022 Mike was known to most people as a Robertson Research geologist, geochemist and geostatistician based in Sydney and Bowral. He travelled for the company to many out of the way places around the world and to most mineral provinces in Australia. Later he formed his own company Minstat Pty

Students – Industry Mixer Evening

Note that there is a fantastic event coming up quickly and tickets are selling out fast. The Student-Industry Mixer on Thursday 14th October is being held at The Fox Hotel in South Brisbane.  This event is being jointly arranged by the AIG, the IAH, PESA, GSA and ASEG. The purpose of the event is to connect student

2021BBS Postponed to March 2022

Postponement Announcement A message from the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium Organising Committee To our sponsors, exhibitors, presenters and participants, The Organising Committee has made the decision to postpone the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium for a second time. We are deeply disappointed that we cannot host this event later this month, however, attendance at the Symposium

Vale Dr Andrew White

Dr Andrew White passed away on the afternoon of his 80th birthday on Sunday 28 March.  Andy was well known as a gentleman, a respected geologist and admired teacher who had many connections through the Australian and international mineral exploration and mining community.   He served in many positions in local companies progressing mineral exploration

Mark Hinman Memorial

Toowong, Qld 14th November Maggie and Josh Hinman would like to invite all of Mark’s professional colleagues and mining industry friends to celebrate his life. Please join us in the fellowship of drink and food to remember the generosity, scholarship, achievements and tall tales of Mark’s odyssey through life. The Memorial gathering will held on

Queensland mineral exploration

Exploration expenditure data reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics paints a grim picture of mineral exploration for Queensland, relative to the rest of Australia.

Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions

8th Biennial ACROFI Conference16-28 June, 2019, Townsville, Qld Australia Important Dates Abstracts Submission Opens: 11 November 2019 Submission Closes: 28 February 2020 Notification: by 18 March 2020 Registration Opens: Wednesday 22 January 2020 The Economic Geology Research Unit (EGRU) at James Cook University will host the 8th international ACROFI conference and invites academics, researchers, students

Geoscientist employment: Queensland at a glance

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Queensland’s new Draft Minerals and Coal Reporting Guideline

Queensland’s new Draft Minerals and Coal Reporting Guideline is now available for consultation and feedback by industry. The new Draft Guideline has been developed in consultation with industry.  It simplifies and streamlines industry reporting requirements, reduces reporting duplication and red-tape, and improves data quality through the use of standardised, reporting templates and units of measure.

Applied exploration geochemistry workshop

“The Fallacy of the Deep” IMEx Consulting is conducting a one-day Exploration Geochemistry workshop focussing on Interactive Data Analysis Wednesday 6thMarch 2019 at the Transcontinental Hotel, 482 George St, Brisbane. All participants will need to provide a laptop computer & have ioGAS preloaded (demo version OK).  The workshop is limited to 15 participants. Click here for the workshop brochure which includes registration details.  Registrations are requested before Friday 22nd February, 2019. For further information contact: Mark Arundell.E: workshop@imex.net.au Multi-element analysis of