Exploration land released for exploration in western Victoria

Exploration land released for exploration in western Victoria

More ground will soon be available for Minerals Exploration Licence applications in an area with copper, other base metals and minerals sands potential in western Victoria. Access to land for exploration in the Stavely Minerals Exploration Initiative area was suspended by the Victorian government in 2015. Through the 2018 Stavely Ground Release, 11 large blocks

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#52 – Dealing For Decades WithFrancois Robert And Rob Krcmarov In early 2002, Barrick Gold decides to merge with another company, Homestake Mining, to create one of the largest Gold companies in the world. A young French Canadian geologist (do not hold that against him) working for Barrick in Nevada is asked to pack his

JORC Code Competence Baseline Study

A baseline study has been initiated to recommend standards and mechanisms for assessing competence for resources industry professionals acting as Competent Persons in compliance with the JORC Code. A short survey has been developed to gather information to be used in the baseline study of competence issues, being prepared `as part of the current review of the

Frank Arnott Award: 2022 Finalists Announced

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived! Our judges have selected six teams to advance to the finals of this year’s Next Generation Explorers Award challenge at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) online convention. As recently announced, PDAC has decided to reschedule the convention due to the current COVID public health restrictions in Ontario. PDAC 2022 will now

Update on the Competent Person Issue in the Current JORC Code Review

As part of the current JORC Code review, JORC has formed several working groups comprised of JORC members and selected contributors from industry. The working group topics include; Competent Person, Reasonable Prospects for Eventual Economic Extraction, ESG reporting, , Guidance, Reconciliation, Use of JORC for non-ASX reporting, and Risk. The Competent Person issue is unique

AEGC 2021 preliminary conference programme

Don’t miss this experience! The AEGC 2021 virtual preliminary program is here. The Conference will be held from Wednesday 15 September to Friday 17 September 2021. Join colleagues from all over the world to hear from industry leaders discussing important challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Click here for the preliminary programme Explore the virtual conference

A diamond in the rough

Exploration Radio Episode #42 In 1991, a then 20-something year old Eira Thomas set off to explore for diamonds in the Canadian north. This led to her being involved in the discovery of what was to become the Diavik Diamond mine – Canada’s second major diamond discovery and arguably one of the world’s richest diamond

SEG 100 Conference

SEG IS CELEBRATING ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2021 The Society of Economical Geologists (SEG) and the Society of Economic Geologists Canada Foundation invite you to register for the SEG 100 Conference, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate SEG’s Centenary. SEG 100: Celebrating a Century of Discovery When: September 14-17, 2021 Where: Virtual Event SEG has a rich history and

Porphyry and epithermal copper gold mineralisation short course

Greg Corbett and Stewart Hayward are presenting their popular porphyry Cu-Au and epithermal Au-Ag exploration course in Sydney, Australia, 13-15 September, 2021. 13 & 14 September, Chatswood Club, 11 Help Chatswood (5 mins walk from Chatswood train station) lunch, morning and afternoon teas provided. Two days of PowerPoint lectures focus upon mineral exploration for epithermal

Kimberley diamond exploration and the discovery of Argyle

AIG is intersted in hearing from explorationists who were involved in diamond exploration in Western Australia’s Kimberley region and the discovery of Argyle. Work has commenced on a new book collecting the experiences of geologists and exploration support staff, presenting a mixture of technical descriptions of exploration strategies and techniques, the work that went into