Central West

Moolarben’s plan for $120m mine expansion in Central West NSW moves to next stage

Opportunites for local suppliers and contractors to be involved in the planned $120 million expansion of a coal mine in Central West NSW are likely within six months.

Scandium project proposed for north-west NSW moves ahead, concept plan before regulators

Key elements of a scandium project proposed in north-west NSW have been completed, including the submission of a Concept Plan to NSW regulatory authorities.

Alkane Resources’ proposed $50m Tomingley Gold Project near Dubbo out for public comment

Alkane Resources Ltd’s proposed Tomingley Gold Project has been placed on public exhibition by the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DPI).

Alkane’s Dubbo Zirconia Project likely to upsize after signing $95m MoU

Alkane Resources Ltd has signed a $95 million contract that has almost assured its Dubbo Zirconia Mine will go ahead in an expanded form.

Wind farm proposal for Flyers Creek near Orange in Central West of NSW, capex $160m-$200m

A wind farm project valued at between $160m and $200m has been proposed for Flyers Creek, 20km south of Orange in the Central West of NSW.

Alkane signs deed of agreement for financial assistance for Tomingley Gold Project in NSW

Alkane Resources Ltd (Alkane) is to receive NSW Government financial assistance for infrastructure development of the Tomingley Gold Project (TGP).

Tarrawonga Coal Mine to continue normal operations following approval of extension

Existing contractors and suppliers will continue to be used following the approval of an extension of the Tarrawonga Coal Mine near Boggabri, NSW.

Sandvik wins contract to supply LHDs for Newcrest's Cadia East gold mine

Sandvik Mining and Construction has been awarded a contract for the supply of 14 Load Haul Dumps (LHDs) for Newcrest Mining's Cadia East gold mine.

Dubbo Zirconia Project report indicates viability and possible expansion

A detailed analysis of Alkane Resources’ Dubbo Zirconia Project (DZP), to take the project to feasibility study standard, should be completed in the first quarter of 2012.

Commissioning of suppliers and service providers for Wonawinta Silver Project due to begin

Cobar Consolidated Resources has appointed Adelaide-based Lucas Earthmovers as mining contractor for the Wonawinta Silver Project.