Subject: Nth Qld Exploration & Mining Symposium Date: Thursday, 22 April 2004 11:45 AM


NQEM 2004 Symposium Australian Institute of Geoscientists Townsville, Thursday 27th – Friday 28th May 2004

The Queensland Branch of the AIG is holding a two-day symposium on Northern Queensland Exploration and Mining in Townsville in May. A flier with the latest information on the program, post-symposium workshop, and registration form is attached. Below is a summary of other events occurring in Townsville around the same time that may be of interest.

The AIG Queensland Branch would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors of NQEM 2004……….

Gnomic Exploration Services Snowdens Anglogold GeoImage Lantana Exploration

It’s the generous support of sponsor companies & organisations that allows us to keep our registration fees at a reasonable level.

AIG Annual General Meeting & Dinner: Wednesday 26th May (all welcome) The AIG will be holding its Annual General Meeting in Townsville this year, on the evening of Wednesday 26th May. The (brief) meeting will be followed by a presentation from Dr Shad Linley, Corporate Advisor to Korea Zinc, and an informal dinner. Shad is a geologist; he was instrumental in bringing Korea Zinc to Townsville where they developed and operate the Sun Metals zinc refinery. The title of his presentation is: North Queensland Mineral Sector….Powerhouse or Has-Been?

The AGM & Dinner are open to both members and non-members. If you’re interested in further information on the AGM or AGM dinner please send a reply to this email ( and I’ll send you a flier. AIG members will also receive notification of the AGM from the AIG Secretariat.

EGRU Research Showcase Symposium & AGM: Wednesday 26th May The Economic Geology Research Unit at James Cook University in Townsville will be holding a half-day symposium & AGM on the afternoon of Wednesday 26th May. The symposium is a Research Showcase and will feature up to 10 presentations from EGRU researchers. The EGRU AGM and symposium will be held at the JCU Halls of Residence. Further information is available from Stewart Parker at:


Kaylene Camuti Queensland Branch Australian Institute of Geoscientists