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Samantha Nasternak

Queensland explorers ready to resource the future

Queensland’s economic recovery from Covid-19 received a boost today, with the news the state’s minerals exploration sector is on the verge of a significant new era of investment. The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) today released the state’s 11th annual Exploration Scorecard “Resourcing the Future”, which provides a yearly snapshot...
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Critical minerals explorers connect the dots to investment opportunity

Click here to view photos from the QE-Connect event Vital conversations on maximising Queensland’s investment potential through development of Queensland’s burgeoning critical minerals industry are on the agenda today at an inaugural mining and exploration event run by the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) – QE Connect Lunch Series.  QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said the luncheon brings together experts from across...
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QEC: Exploring for solutions

Click here for photo of QEC Chair Kim Wainwright.   Click here to register your attendance to QEC’s FREE Online Event.   There’s just one week to go before Queensland’s resources and exploration leaders converge at an online event to discover the solutions needed to address critical issues impacting exploration across the state. The Queensland Exploration Council...
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Qld’s latest exploration figures continue to surge forward

The latest exploration data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is out, and it’s great news for Queensland. The state’s total exploration expenditure for the past financial year has risen by 11 percent to reach $708 million, compared to $638 million in 2019-2020, which is Queensland’s strongest result since 2014-15. Queensland Resources Council (QRC)...
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New data confirms golden year for Australian exploration, with Queensland taking the silver medal

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) said today new figures show national exploration expenditure has risen by almost 70 percent since the pandemic began, with Queensland explorers spending the second highest amount in their search for new resource discoveries. QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said data released by resources analyst and QEC member AUSTEX Resource Opportunities confirms...
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Gold mining and renewable energy and storage projects on show

An event targeted at investors interested in Queensland exploration projects has provided an insight into the diverse range of investment opportunities in Queensland’s resource sector. Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) Chair Kim Wainwright said the explorer-focused member organisation was pleased to be showcasing flagship operations from companies that explore and produce new economy minerals such as...
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Boost for Qld explorers looking for minerals of tomorrow

Queensland’s next big minerals discovery could be just around the corner! The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed today’s announcement by Resources Minister Scott Stewart that 16 local companies will share in $3.6 million in funding to support their minerals exploration work. QEC Chair Kim Wainwright said a record 94 applications for the latest round of funding through the State Government’s Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) demonstrates the high level of prospectivity in Queensland, particularly in the state’s north-west region. “This program has been set up to...
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Qld exploration results continue to defy pandemic

Exploration expenditure in Queensland has risen by 24 percent over the past 12 months to reach $708 million since March 2020, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said today. QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the latest ABS exploration data released today shows that in spite of the global pandemic, Queensland’s resources sector has continued to surge ahead, particularly in...
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Boost for new mineral exploration across Queensland

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has congratulated the 24 mineral exploration companies that have been successful in the latest round of grants totalling nearly $4 million, as part of the Queensland Government Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI). Chair of the QEC, Kim Wainwright said the membership group for explorers was amazed at the level of interest...
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More funding available for Queensland explorers

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and its exploration focused member organisation the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) will encourage members and the wider community of minerals exploration companies across Queensland to take advantage of the Queensland Government’s latest round of exploration grants announced today as part of a COVID-19 recovery package. The QRC and QEC are...
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