MinEx CRC news

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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2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS

October 8, 2021

As you are aware, the 2021 MinEx CRC Annual Conference will now be held in an ‘online’ and ‘in-person hub’ capacity. As per our format in 2020, we are offering multiple options by which you can attend. Online Only In-person – WA hub In-person – SA hub In-person – ACT hub. Key events are summarised as…

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NDI Delamerian Campaign Commences

September 29, 2021

We are pleased to advise drilling has now officially commenced at our National Drilling Initiative (NDI) Delamerian Orogen Campaign in collaboration with Department for Energy and Mining, South Australia The Cambrian-Ordovician Delamerian Orogen is an arcuate orogenic belt with a strike length of approximately 15,000 km, encompassing eastern South Australia, western New South Wales, western Victoria and…

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MINEX CRC WELCOMES NEW AFFILIATE MGPalaeo TO THE TEAM

August 24, 2021

MGPalaeo is a leading biostratigraphic and sedimentological service provider to the Australasian energy sector. With more than 35 years’ experience, their palynological zonation scheme is used Australia-wide to enable consistent and trusted stratigraphic control. This zonation scheme also forms the basis to their AUSTRALIS geological database, a comprehensive data package for the geoscientist that provides…

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POSTGRADUATE COMPLETIONS

August 20, 2021

Congratulations to Dr Adrienne Brotodewo and Saurabh Pandit.  Adrienne completed her PhD at University of South Australia on a project investigating the use of zircon chemistry in exploration for iron oxide-copper-gold deposits.  Adrienne’s project was supported by the Geological Survey of South Australia.  Saurabh completed his Masters degree on a project where he undertook 3D…

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MINEX CRC ANNUAL CONFERENCE

August 20, 2021

Due to the current COVID-19 climate, we have made the difficult decision to cancel a single gathering of the Annual Conference planned for the Adelaide Zoo. The conference will again be a hybrid, online via WebEx and with physical hubs in Adelaide, Perth and Canberra for those who can attend in person. Pre-Conference Workshops will…

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NDI CARRARA 1 DRILL HOLE VIEWING ON TUESDAY 31 AUGUST 2021

August 10, 2021

DATE: Tuesday 31 August ADDRESS: NTGS Core Facility, 38 Farrell Crescent, Darwin TIME: 8.30 am to 3.30 pm.   Selected sections from Carrara-1 will be laid out for viewing only at the NTGS Core Facility. Sampling will not be available during the viewing only period. Dr Amber Jarrett from NTGS will be available during the viewing to answer questions related…

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JÉRÉMIE GIRAUD’S AWARDED AN INCOMING EUROPEAN GRANT FOR GEOMOS PROJECT

August 9, 2021

Congratulations to MinEx CRC Research Jeremie Giraud, recipient of an Incoming European Grant for his Geomos Project. The GeoMos project (Development of a Method for the Exploration of Joint Geology-Geophysics Model-Space) was funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie European Fellowship action of Horizon 2020, supported by the European Commission. Jérémie Giraud, a post-doc researcher at the University…

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