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News

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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Recommendation to Grant EL11/2020 - Bridport 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 EL12/2020 - Pipers 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 EL13/2020 - Lilydale

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 EL14/2019 - Nunamara

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

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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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