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Uncut sapphires

Report highlights the importance of junior exploration companies to the NSW mining industry

Published: 24th September 2014

A NSW Trade & Investment report commissioned from Richard Schodde of MinEx Consulting Pty Ltd shows junior explorers account for 86% of the discoveries made in the state and play a key role in the future of mining in NSW.

A new era for Lightning Ridge

Published: 18th September 2014
Broken Hill Bloomfield Mine.

Successful applicants for New Frontiers program announced

Published: 16th September 2014

The successful applicants for the State's New Frontiers Cooperative Drilling program were announced today by the Division of Resources and Energy (DRE) Executive Director of Geosciences.

VTEM equipment

Release of airborne electromagnetic data for the Southern Thomson Orogen

Published: 13th August 2014

New electromagnetic survey data will provide a better understanding of the near-surface geology of the southern Thomson Orogen in the far northwest of the state.

Minister Roberts visits Earth Beneath Our Feet

Minister Roberts tours Earth Beneath Our Feet Exhibition in Newcastle

Published: 9th July 2014

Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts toured the Earth Beneath Our Feet Exhibition at Newcastle Museum with the Member for Newcastle, Tim Owen, local miners, and members of the Australian Defence Force.

The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, and David Robson, Chief Geophysicist, Geological Survey of NSW, discussing the statewide geophysical data.

Exploration in the House 2014 and NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum

Published: 29th May 2014

On 20–21 May 2014, more than 310 professionals across the minerals industry attended the Exploration in the House (EITH) event, a popular annual event that showcases the geoscience activities of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. The event was held jointly with the NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum (NSW MCEF) in Sydney.

Minerals taskforce to drive industry

Published: 20th May 2014
Trisha Moriarty, Acting Manager, Geoscience Information, GSNSW, at PDAC 2014.

NSW investment promotion at PDAC2014

Published: 5th May 2014 NSW was represented at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention in Toronto, Canada on 2–5 March 2014 by John Greenfield (Director) and Trisha Moriarty (Acting Manager, Geoscience Information) from the Geological Survey of NSW.
Peak Hill Gold Mine south of Dubbo.

University medals awarded to newly recruited Geological Survey staff

Published: 30th April 2014

James Ballard and Mark Eastlake, two new staff members of the Geological Survey of New South Wales, have received university awards for their Honours degree studies.