Media Releases

** PRESS RELEASE 2 ** Drilling Helps Unearth Resource Potential of Under-Explored South Nicholson Basin

December 17, 2020

Thursday, 17 December 2020.   MinEx CRC has successfully completed its first National Drilling Initiative (NDI) campaigns, including a 1750m drill hole (known as NDI Carrara 1) at a location near the Northern Territory/Queensland border, approximately 250km north-west of Mount Isa.   The NDI Carrara 1 hole was designed to capture geological and stratigraphic information…

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** PRESS RELEASE 1 ** Drilling Program Unlocks Hidden Mineral Potential in the East Tennant

December 17, 2020

17 December 2020.   MinEx CRC has successfully completed its first National Drilling Initiative (NDI) campaigns, including a 10 hole, 4000m drilling campaign in the East Tennant area of the Northern Territory, to assess the mineral potential of basement rocks in the region.   While gold has been mined from the Paleoproterozoic rocks around Tennant…

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** PRESS RELEASE ** World First MinEx Scientific Drilling Program Set to Reveal Australia’s Hidden Wealth

September 16, 2020

                                      Wednesday 16 September 2020.   MinEx CRC has launched a world-first scientific drilling program, the National Drilling Initiative (NDI), which will sample rocks from vast undercover and unexplored regions of Australia.   The NDI will help…

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Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy Released

March 28, 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new strategy to elevate Australia as a world powerhouse in the minerals that will underpin the industries of the future including agritech, aerospace, defence, renewable energy and telecommunications. Released today, Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy 2019 maps out a vision for Australia as a world leader in exploration, extraction,…

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD’S LARGEST MINERAL EXPLORATION COLLABORATION LAUNCHES

October 15, 2018

MinEx CRC, a $218 million research collaboration aimed at developing technologies to increase the discovery of new mineral deposits, will be launched today in Adelaide by the Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, Minister for Energy and Mining. The MinEx Cooperative Research Centre (MinEx CRC) has secured $50 million in Federal Government CRC funding, as…

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Revolutionary Australian mining innovation steps closer to market

July 25, 2018

A revolutionary new drill rig – The RoXplorer® coiled tubing (CT) rig – has been licenced to one of the world’s leading global mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies, IMDEX. Read more here.

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