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Resources sector continues to grow


Quarry production exceeded sixty-three million tonnes of sand, rock and gravel in 2019-20 to deliver the material needed to build new homes, hospitals, schools and transport infrastructure.

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Interest in Victoria’s minerals sector remains high


Victoria’s minerals sector has been booming in recent years. With the gold price now riding high at record levels, over three thousand Australian dollars an ounce, interest will undoubtedly stay strong.

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Drill core shows Bendigo’s golden geology


The rehabilitation of two former mining sites near Bendigo are a step closer with the removal of drill core samples from the Woodvale Evaporation Ponds and the start of rehabilitation work at Kangaroo Flat.

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Ensuring coal mines are prepared for summer


With a high potential for a hotter and drier summer, it is more important than ever that the three Latrobe Valley coal mines make sure everything possible is being done to lessen the chances of fire.

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Golden prospects over the Melbourne Cup weekend


At a time when many of us are thinking about a golden cup, this weekend is a great time to get out in the Victorian bush to search for a hidden nugget on the back of a recent large discovery in western Victoria.

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IMARC 2023


The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) will be at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) 2023 between 31 October and 2 November outlining Victoria’s geoscience program and minerals prospectivity.

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Games demonstrate mine rescue capability


Crews from across the Victoria and New South Wales (NSW) descended on Stawell over the weekend to take part in the 30th Victorian Mine Rescue Competition.

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