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New Map Viewer and ArcGIS REST service

Mineral Resources Tasmania has launched a new map viewer designed to work across mobile as well as desktop devices.

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Reports released to open file

Following is a list of company reports made open file in September and October.

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Recommendation to Grant EL6/2022 - Huskisson River

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 - September 2022 Issue

Welcome to the September 2022 Issue of MRT News, featuring articles on 2 new reports relating to Tsunami risks and effects in Tasmania, MRT's new prospecting access map viewer and a recent study on the De Witt-Propsting and South West Cape mega sheath-fold systems in the state's Tyennan region.

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Study on the De Witt-Propsting and South West Cape sheath-fold systems

Authors Dr David Gray and Dr Michael Vicary have released the latest paper in their Tyennan Structural Geology Series of publications.

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MRT Library is moving

The MRT Library is being relocated from Rosny to our Mornington office, and will be closed to visitors until further notice.

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New Prospecting Access Map Viewer

Mineral Resources Tasmania has launched a new map viewer to guide Tasmanian prospectors.

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Tsunami modelling and observation reports released

MRT has released two new reports on the potential impact of tsunamis on Tasmania's coastline.

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MRT News - August 2022 Issue

Welcome to the August 2022 Issue of MRT News, featuring information on the seventeen projects receiving EDGI funding in the latest round, the release of the new edition of Fossicking Areas in Tasmania, an Exploration Licence grant recommendation and more.

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Recommendation to Grant EL9/2022 - Moina Road

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

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Fossicking Areas in Tasmania - New Edition

Mineral Resources Tasmania has released a new edition of the ever-popular Fossicking Areas in Tasmania.

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UTAS PhD Project - Controlling acid and metalliferous drainage generated by legacy mine wastes in Tasmania using industrial wastes

In July 2022, UTAS Centre of Ore Deposit (CODES) student, Annah Moyo, completed a PhD project investigating the viability of using industrial wastes to control AMD generated by legacy mine sites in Tasmania.

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Seventeen Projects Share Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) Funding in Round 7

Seventeen successful projects will share in approximately $949,000 in grants from the seventh round of Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) funding.

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MRT News - July 2022 Issue

Welcome to the July 2022 Issue of MRT News, featuring information on six new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) opening for submissions in September, a series of new studies on the structural geology of Tasmania's southwest regions, and much more.

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MRT publishes Mathinna Supergroup age date report

Mineral resources Tasmania has published Radiometric age dating of the Scamander Formation and underlying units of the Mathinna Supergroup, Scamander area, eastern Tasmania. This Technical Report is the result of a collaborative University of Tasmania-MRT research project.

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New reports released to open file

Following is a list of company reports made open file in June.The reports can be found downloaded from the MRT reports database here.

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6 Exploration Release Areas to open for applications in September 2022

The following Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) will be available for application on 19 September 2022:

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MRT News - June 2022 Issue

Welcome to the June 2022 issue of MRT News, featuring information on three new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) opening for submissions in August, a new report a new report exploring the origins of Tasmanian granites, and upcoming exploration licences in Tasmania.

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New paper explores origins of Tasmanian granites

A new paper, published in Gondwana Research, explores the origins of Tasmanian Granites. The paper is the result of an international collaboration between research institutions in Australia, Canada, and the United States, including Mineral Resources Tasmania.

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Recommendation to Grant EL3/2022 - Mount Paris Dam and Argonaut 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 EL20/2021 - Ringarooma River

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

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