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MRT News - January Issue

Welcome to the first MRT News for 2020. The January issue contains information about the Director's intention to recommend granting of ELA7/2019 at Moores Pimple, and news of MRT's two recent journal publications. Remember to subscribe to the newsletter to receive monthly deliveries directly to the inbox of your choice by clicking SUBSCRIBE at the bottom of the PDF.
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Recommendation to Grant EL7/2019 - Moores Pimple

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that they grant exploration licence EL7/2019 in the Moores Pimple area to K + S McDermott. Anyone claiming an estate or proprietary interest within the application area may make comment or lodge a formal objection to the granting of the application prior to 15 February 2020.
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MRT at the Launceston Gem and Mineral Show

The Launceston Gem and Mineral show was held on the weekend of November 16 and 17, 2019, in the Elphin Sports Centre. The weather and crowds were pretty good, some coming to buy treasures, and many just to look at the displays and trade stalls. Word has it that nearly 600 people came to see the displays and what was offered by 21 traders from Tasmania and interstate.
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MRT News - December Issue

Welcome to the final issue of MRT News for 2019, containing information about The Minister's December EDGI funding announcement, and licence applications EL15/2018 - Basalt Hill, EL6/2019 - Alberton, and EL11/2019 - Denison River.
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Web Service Outage

Regular visitors to this website should note that the website and associated services will be unavailable on Saturday, December 14 between 6 pm and 11 pm due to maintenance. Mineral Resources Tasmania would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused by this brief outage. Normal services will be available once maintenance is complete.
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Minister Barnett Announces Successful 3rd Round EDGI Applicants

The Minister for Resources, Guy Barnett, has announced that nine successful projects will share in over $500,000 in grants from the third round of Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) funding. EDGI is a Tasmanian Government initiative to increase the level of greenfields drilling in Tasmania. The aim is to facilitate discovery of the new projects, away from existing mines, which are...
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Recommendation to Grant EL15/2018 - Basalt Hill

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that they grant exploration licence EL15/2018 in the Basalt Hill area to Monclar Pty Ltd. Anyone claiming an estate or proprietary interest within the application area may make comment or lodge a formal objection to the granting of the application prior to 21 December 2019.
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Recommendation to Grant EL6/2019 - Alberton

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that they grant exploration licence EL6/2019 in the Alberton area to Stavely Tasmania Pty Ltd. Anyone claiming an estate or proprietary interest within the application area may make comment or lodge a formal objection to the granting of the application prior to 21 December 2019.
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Recommendation to Grant EL11/2019 - Denison River

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that they grant exploration licence EL11/2019 in the Denison River area to Edrill Pty Ltd. Anyone claiming an estate or proprietary interest within the application area may make comment or lodge a formal objection to the granting of the application prior to 21 December 2019.
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MRT at the Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair

The sixteenth Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair was held on the weekend of 9-10th November in the Zeehan school sports stadium, and as always MRT was there represented by Ralph Bottrill and staff from the Burnie office. The weather was cold and wet but that didn't keep people away, with a steady flow of prospective customers crowding the stadium looking for a bargain or seeking a mineral identification.
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