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McArthur River Mine (MRM) - Independent Monitor’s report

[23-10-2014]
A community meeting was held in Borroloola (23/10/2014) where the Independent Monitor presented its 2013-14 Audit Report focused on the environmental performance of the MRM. The Independent Monitor’s report is now available.
 

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Final Report into the Ranger Leach Tank Incident

[22-10-2014]
The Australian Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane, and Northern Territory Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, have released the findings of the final independent expert report into the leach tank failure at Ranger uranium mine.

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Improving the delivery of Mines and Energy information through a new web application

[20-10-2014]
The completely redeveloped site, Spatial Territory Resource Information Kit for Exploration (STRIKE) will incorporate all of the information currently published through the Titles Information System (TIS).

Improving the delivery of Mines and Energy information through a new web application

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Legacy Mines Unit reaches milestone in Redbank investigation

Groundwater work has been completed at Redbank Mine as part of the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to maintain legacy mines in the NT

Legacy Mines Unit reaches milestone in Redbank investigation

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New geoscience in East Arnhem Land

[18-09-2014]
Geologists from the Northern Territory Geological Survey will spend 20 days in East Arnhem Land this month to complete detailed mapping of the area.

New geoscience in East Arnhem Land

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Petroleum New Acreage

On the first of January 2014, amendments to the Petroleum Act came into effect.  The amendments allow for the controlled release of vacant land and the government to accept multiple applications for exploration permits on the same acreage, providing for a more competitive assessment process. 
Round 2 – Released 24 July 2014, closes 12 December 2014
Round 1 – Released 16 June 2014, closes 12 December 2014

Exploration Initiatives Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration: an initiative to maximise opportunities for the exploration and development of new mineral and petroleum resources. Find factsheets, maps and presentations on commodities and resource potential as well as information on investment opportunities and current activity in the Territory. DME Strategic Plan 2013-2017 Department of Mines and Energy Strategic Plan 2013-2017:
Our Vision
The Northern Territory is the preferred destination for resource investment and development.