MinEx CRC news

2022 Q1 VNEWS EPISODE

May 17, 2022

The latest episode of the MinExCRC quarterly vNews is now available to view. This edition features the following technical highlights for the 2022 Q1 period: 1) First LIBS prototype begins simulated downhole testing; and 2) Delamerian National Drilling Initiative project in collaboration with Department for Energy and Mining, South Australia. A big thanks to Steven Tassios (CSIRO), Neil Francis (CSIRO), Jessica Stromberg…

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MINEX CRC EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (EDI) COMMITTEE APPOINTED

May 10, 2022

MinExCRC is committed to growing and supporting an equitable, diverse and #inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, supported, and treated fairly with dignity and respect. We are pleased to advise a MinExCRC EDI Committee has now been appointed will be finalising our EDI Policy in line with our EDI Action Plan in the coming…

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EAST TENNANT NDI GEOCHEMICAL DATA NOW AVAILABLE VIA THE GA DATA PORTAL

April 5, 2022

Whole rock inorganic geochemical data for basement rocks in the East Tennant region of the Northern Territory have been released at the Northern Territory Geological Survey’s Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar. In collaboration with Geoscience Australia and the Northern Territory Geological Survey, the ten East Tennant boreholes were drilled as part of MinEx CRC’s first National…

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NDI Carrara 1 Quantitative X-ray diffraction data release

February 25, 2022

Geoscience Australia is undertaking a range of investigations on the lithology, stratigraphy and geotechnical properties of the MinEx CRC NDI Carrara 1 drillhole.  These analyses include geochronology, isotopic studies, mineralogy, inorganic and organic geochemistry, petrophysics, geomechanics, thermal maturity, and petroleum systems investigations. The most recent report presents quantitative X-ray diffraction (qXRD) results on selected rock…

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Kapunda Field Trials feature in the January edition of Australasian Drilling Magazine

January 17, 2022

The recent MinEx CRC Kapunda CT Drilling Trials in association with EnviroCopper feature in the January edition of Australasian Drilling Magazine. Download the editorial here.

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MinEx CRC 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

November 8, 2021

Our Annual Report has now been submitted to AusIndustry and is available via the Publications page of our website. Please note, this report is submitted in line with the government guidelines provided.  A condensed version will be released shortly titled the ‘MinEx CRC 2021 Year in Review’.

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MINEX CRC CODE OF CONDUCT

November 8, 2021

To meet its vision, it is a requirement for MinEx CRC to exchange research and development ideas across broad disciplines with a range of people of diverse views through open and respectful dialogue at face-to-face and online meetings, conferences, and field and drilling activities.  MinEx CRC is committed to an ethos of equal opportunity and…

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First conventional NDI Delamerian drillhole complete

November 1, 2021

Complementing advanced trials of the MinEx CRC CT rig, conventional drilling in the Delamerian NDI has completed its first conventional drillhole (NDIAW_D01). In the basement a medium-grained, undeformed porphyritic granodiorite and medium to coarse-grained granite with abundant mafic inclusions are the dominant lithologies. K-Feldspar and chlorite alteration are prevalent, surrounding steeply-dipping veins and fractures throughout the intersection,…

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MINEX CRC WELCOMES NEW AFFILIATE UTAS TO THE TEAM

October 30, 2021

MinEx CRC welcomes new Affiliate, the University of Tasmania (CODES), to the team. MinEx CRC postgraduate student Richard Hill will be supervised by CODES and focus his studies on the East Tennant NDI area with his PhD titled ‘Exploring the East Tennant region: Unravelling the crustal architecture, tectonic evolution and mineral systems potential of an…

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GEOCHEMISTRY RESULTS FROM MINEX CRC NDI CARRARA 1 NOW AVAILABLE

October 28, 2021

Geochem results from the MinExCRC NT National Drilling Initiative (NDI) Campaign in collaboration with Industry Northern Territory and Geoscience Australia are now available. NDI Carrara 1 is a deep stratigraphic drill hole completed in 2020 as part of the MinEx CRC National Drilling Initiative (NDI) in collaboration with Geoscience Australia and the Northern Territory Geological…

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