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11 Projects Receive Second Round EDGI Funding

On May 15th, Minister for Resources, Sarah Courtney announced that eleven successful projects will share over $486,000 in grants from the second round of Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) funding. EDGI is a Tasmanian Government initiative to promote greenfields drilling in Tasmania, with $2M of funding over four years.
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Announcement: New Director of Mines

In March 2019 Mr Kevin Robinson was appointed to the role of Director of Mines. Mr Robinson is ideally qualified to take up the reigns at Mineral Resources Tasmania, after an extensive career in the minerals industry. Mr Robinson has national and international industry and management experience. Growing up on the North West Coast and studying geology at the University of Tasmania has given Mr...
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Updated Drill Core Submission Requirements

Mineral Resources Tasmania has recently updated its Drill Core Submission Requirements and Delivery Guidelines to clearly set out the process for delivery of approved drill core to the core library in Mornington. These new guidelines are designed to help maintain the safety of road users during transport, allow the delivery to be loaded and unloaded safely at both ends, and to prevent any loss...
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New Geological Maps Released

MRT announces the release of four new geological maps covering northwest Tasmania as part of the current (2016-2020) Geoscience Initiative. Recent Geological Survey mapping has resulted in these new and updated geology maps now becoming available to download from our map catalogue.
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Publication of Alluvial Mineral Occurrences Map

MRT has recently published a new 1:500,000 Alluvial Mineral Occurrences of Tasmania Map. This map shows the individual recorded alluvial occurrences as well as mineral fields throughout Tasmania and complements the Mineral Deposit and Metallogeny of Tasmania map which was updated in 2017.
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