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A trio of Queensland mineral explorers on show

A crowd of 60 keen investors and industry reps converged in Brisbane on Thursday to hear from a select trio of local resource companies exploring for high-demand minerals, including vanadium, gold, lead- zinc-silver, copper-gold and high-purity alumina, essential to build and power future technologies. Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) Chair Kim Wainwright said QEC’s goal is...
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Innovation, community, sustainability – key to success for Cooper Basin explorer

A Brisbane audience of 50 investors and resource professionals has heard how an oil and gas explorer is developing its operations in Eromanga, 106 kms West of Quilpie, while endeavouring to increase economic development opportunities for the resource community it is part of. Queensland Exploration Council Chair Kim Wainwright said the membership group QEC supports...
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New funding for Queensland exploration will boost local discoveries

Queensland’s critical minerals industry is at the forefront of significant development with a further boost of $2.5million in grants announced today by Resources Minister Scott Stewart.   The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed the news and congratulates the 13 local exploration companies awarded a share in the funding through the State Government’s Collaborative Exploration...
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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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