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Mining

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Geoscience

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Prospecting and fossicking

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Land and resource management

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News

MRT News - July Issue

Welcome to the July issue of MRT News, containing details of a recommendation to grant a new EL at Fairview Rd, rehabilitation works at Cressy, a data release from the Tiers airborne geophysical survey and a link to over 70 recently released geological reports from around the state.

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Tiers Airborne Geophysical Survey Data Finalised

Data obtained by the Tiers airborne magnetic and radiometric survey in February-April 2021 have now been finalised and are available for download via the MRT and Geoscience Australia (http://www.ga.gov.au/) websites.

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Drainage and Subsidence Repairs at Rossarden

Drainage and subsidence repairs, funded through the Rehabilitation Trust Fund, were completed at the former Aberfoyle Mine near Rossarden, Tasmania.

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Large Number of Reports made Open File

Following is a list of industry reports made open file in July 2021. Reports can be downloaded from the MRT documents database here.

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Recommendation to Grant EL4/2021 - Fairview Road

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Rehabilitation at Lake River Road

Rehabilitation works, funded through forfeited bonds, were completed on the cancelled Gunns Ltd mining lease (ML 52M/1990) at Lake River Road near Cressy, Tasmania.

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MRT News - June Issue Pt.2

Welcome to the June 2021 issue of MRT News Part 2, containing details of 8 Exploration Licence applications the Director intends to recommend granting: EL10/2020 - Beaconsfield, EL15/2020 - Scottsdale, EL16/2020 – Camden Rd, EL17/2020 – Mount Saddleback, EL18/2020 – Peppermint Hill, EL19/2020 – Scamander, EL20/2020 – Trowutta Rd and EL21/2020 - Maydena.

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Recommendation to Grant EL19/2020

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Recommendation to Grant EL10/2020

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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MRT at Hobart's 2021 Gemboree

After a years' break for COVID, Gemboree 2021 finally happened in Hobart and appeared to be successful.

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Sixteen projects share Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) funding in round 5

Sixteen successful projects will share in approximately $780,000 in grants from the fifth round of Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) funding.

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Recommendation to Grant EL21/2020 - Maydena

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Further Reports Made Open File in May

Following is a list of company and MRT reports made open file during May.

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Recommendation to Grant EL15/2020 - Scottsdale

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Recommendation to Grant EL16/2020 - Camden Road

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Recommendation to Grant EL17/2020 - Mount Saddleback

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Recommendation to Grant EL18/2020 - Peppermint Hill

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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Recommendation to Grant EL20/2020 - Trowutta Road

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that he grant the following exploration licence:

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MRT News - May Issue

Welcome to the May 2021 issue of MRT News, containing details of four Exploration Licence applications the Director intends to recommend granting: EL11/2020 - Bridport Road, EL12/2020 - Pipers River, EL13/2020 - Lilydale and EL14/2020 - Nunamara. There is also a progress report on the geophysical survey being conducted in central Tasmania.

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MRT News - April Issue

Welcome to the April 2021 issue of MRT News, containing details of four new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) opening soon for submissions, a technical report on the new statewide digital terrain model, and a list of 70+ documents made open to the public in the past month.

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