Venture confirms Renison-style target at Mount Lindsay

Australian exploration company Venture Minerals has discovered a new tin-bearing sequence near to its Mount Lindsay project in Tasmania. The Mount Lindsay project is located in north-western Tasmania, some 12km north-west of the major Renison Bell Mine. The Renison...

New Tin Targets at Mt Lindsay

Australian based Venture Minerals Limited has announced that its exploration team has defined three new tin targets in the area surrounding the Mt Lindsay project in Northwest Tasmania. The new targets were discovered following a recent exploration initiative aimed at...

Greens wear down Venture plans

Venture Minerals has halted plans to produce direct shipping iron ore at its Riley project, which could have helped finance construction of its planned Mt Lindsay tin-tungsten project in Tasmania. The company has been involved in a long-running legal battle with the...

Minister backs Venture project

Venture Minerals announced on 3 July that it had been granted a mining lease for its Mt Lindsay tin-tungsten project, and won strong backing from Tasmania’s Resources Minister Paul Harriss in its battle against local environmental campaigners. Venture said that...

Appeal victory a step towards Mt Lindsay development

Venture Minerals is now able to move ahead with the development of one of two iron ore mines which will be used to fund its flagship Mt Lindsay tin-tungsten project in Tasmania. In mid-May a Federal Court rejected an appeal against earlier environmental approvals...

EPA approval boosts Venture projects

Venture Minerals has received approval conditions from the Tasmanian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for the development of the Riley DSO iron ore project in northwest Tasmania. The approval conditions are one of the final steps required by Venture before...

Venture completes BFS on Mt Lindsay project

Venture Minerals has announced the completion of a Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS) on its Mt Lindsay tin-tungsten project in Tasmania. The capital cost of the project is now estimated at A$198 million, based on an expanded processing capacity of 1.75 million tonnes...

Venture identifies second tin prospect

Venture Minerals has identified a second tin prospect six kilometres from its flagship Mt Lindsay project in north-west Tasmania. The first hole drilled at the Big Wilson prospect intersected 47 metres of mineralisation with grades ranging from 1.0% to 5.6% tin. The...

Exploration and development round-up

Kasbah Resources announced latest drilling results at its Achmmach project in Morocco, where five rigs are carrying out an infill programme to confirm the new geological model of the resource announced in March. The Achmmach resource is currently 5.3 million tonnes...

Exploration boom in Tasmania

Tasmania’s mineral exploration sector has finally shaken off the doldrums, with almost 80 companies spending a record A$ 38.7 million last year looking for the mines of tomorrow, the Hobart Mercury newspaper reported. Drill rigs are humming on many of the 194...