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Reports Made Open File in May

Following is a list of company and MRT reports made open file during May.Reports can be downloaded here.

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Regional Airborne Geophysical Survey Completed

The magnetic and radiometric survey on behalf of Mineral Resources Tasmania in collaboration with Geoscience Australia (GA), has been completed. Contractors demobilised on April 2, with data processing and QA/QC to be concluded soon.

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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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Reports Made Open File in March - April

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

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Upcoming Exploration Release Areas

The following new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) will be open for application on May 24th:

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Recommendation to Grant EL5/2020

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

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MRT News - March Issue

Welcome to the March 2021 issue of MRT News, containing details of Round 5 EDGI funding, which opened for submissions on February 26, along with new Exploration Licence recommendations at Heemskirk Road and Little Henty River.

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Recommendation to Grant EL9/2019 - Heemskirk Road

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

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Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) - Round 5 Open for Applications

The Tasmanian State Government, through the Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI), is offering grants for co-funded exploration drilling projects. The aim is to provide a stimulus to mineral exploration in Tasmania. The State Government is funding this initiative with $2 million over four years and the program is administered by Mineral Resources Tasmania (MRT).

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Reports Made Open File in February

Forty-three reports became open file during February, primarily mineral exploration annual progress reports.

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MRT News - February Issue

Welcome to the February 2021 issue of MRT News, containing details of four new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) opening for submissions on April 19, and details on an Exploration Licence recommendation at Lake River

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Recommendation to Grant EL22/2020 - Lake River

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

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Upcoming Exploration Release Areas

The following new Exploration Release Areas (ERAs) will be open for application on April 19th

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MRT News - Dec/Jan Issue

Welcome to the first issue of MRT News for 2021, containing details of an extensive airborne geophysical survey to be conducted in Tasmania's Central North.If you'd like MRT News delivered to your inbox monthly, simply click "SUBSCRIBE" at the bottom of this month's newsletter.

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Regional Airborne Geophysical Survey

Mineral Resources Tasmania, in collaboration with Geoscience Australia, is conducting an airborne magnetic and radiometric survey in a region within central and eastern Tasmania. The survey will provide regional data coverage that will enable informed decisions to be made regarding natural resource management and exploration investment.

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MRT News - November Issue

Welcome to the November issue of MRT News, containing details of MRT's new state-wide bulk data downloads, as well as information about two new exploration licences recommended for granting at Huon River and Tullah.

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Recommendation to Grant EL8/2020 - Huon River

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 EL12/2019 - Tullah

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 - October Issue

MRT news contains the latest information relating to Exploration Licence applications, release areas and new geoscientific maps and publications from around the state.

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Recommendation to Grant EL3/2020 - Lisle

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 EL4/2020 - Oxberry Plains

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 EL7/2020 - Wyena

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

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New Prospecting Access Layer Available

A map layer designating areas available for prospecting to those holding a prospecting licence has been added to the map viewer accessed via this website.

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Fossicking Areas Available on Map Viewer

Tasmania's designated fossicking areas are available as a layer on the map viewer accessable via this website. The areas clearly define where fossicking is permitted without a prospecting licence. Anyone considering visiting a fossicking site should first view this layer in order to gain an understaning of the boundaries of their intended fossicking destination.

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