2009 SMEDG-AIG Christmas Sydney Harbour Cruise Photos

and, more photos!

160 on boardGreat timehad by all Thanks, especially to David Timms and our Sponsors......

Resources Legal

ALS Laboratory Group Innov-X Systems Hellman & Schofield AMEC

SMEDG-MIGNS proudly announce

Sydney's only St. Barbara's Day Lunch

Bangkok Sidewalk Restaurant (BYOG) Cnr. Broughton & Fitzroy Streets, Kirribilli 12:15 pm, Friday, 4 December 2009

Cobar Branch - AusIMM

Annual General Meeting - "Garrulous Geos" & End-of-Year BBQ Speakers: Dick Glen - NSWGS, Eliseo Apaza - CSA Mine, Martin Lenard - CCR Carl Clark - Straits, Manfred Wimberger and Barry Taylor - PGM

Click here for details

5:00 p.m. 13th November, 2009 Cobar Bowling Club - All Welcome - BBQ at 7:30pm


Friday 6 November 2009 10AM – 4PM + Happy Hour Rugby Club,Rugby Place,Sydney The New South Wales Branch of the AIG and SMEDG hosted a practical workshop on the use of handheld XRF instruments for mineral exploration, mining and environmental monitoring.

XRF Workshop Presentations - click here Registration Form Details here in the Flyer

BHEI 2009 conference - Discovering the Future

The BHEI 2009 conference was held at the Broken Hill Entertainment Centre, 29 September - 1 October, 2009. The conference showcased new insights into exploration geoscience in the Curnamona Province and adjacent areas. This conference brought together geoscientists from government, industry and academia with an interest in the Broken Hill environs, the Curnamona Province, and adjacent regions. Details of the conference here, evolving program and related excursions will be posted as they become available.

For further information see

SMEDG/AIG Symposium 2009

New Exploration Technologies


Kirribilli Club, Milsons Point, on

Friday 11th September only $250, Students $40

Evening Harbour Cruise Food & Drinks ($65, Students $30) on the MV Proclaim.

Program and other details here

Papers and .pdf's of .ppt presentations coming soon

Many thanks to our Major Sponsors New Technology Symposium 2009

Gold Sponsor: Innov-X

Bronze Sponsors: Eastern Iron Hellman & Schofield NSWDPI Rangott Mineral Exploration

Morning Tea: ALS Chemex Dinner: Golden Cross Resources

Exhibitors: NSWDPI CSIRO Fugro Alpha Geoscience Geomole Innov-X PBBI ~ Pitney Bowes Business Insight (formerly Encom and Mapinfo)

Dinner $65 Finger Food & Drinks on a four-hour Sydney Harbour Cruise
on board Rosman Ferries' delightful M.V. Proclaim. Students: $30

Kirribilli Club and Cruise Wharf Location and Directions

Hunter Earth Sciences Discussion Group (HEDG)

The next HEDG presentation is on Tuesday 25th August 2009, at Customs House, Newcastle and will have a special focus on the mineral sequestration of CO2. There will be six presentations on different aspects of current research within the Priority Research Centre for Energy at the University of Newcastle. Drinks and nibbles at the bar from 6pm, with the presentations commencing at 6.30pm


SMEDG-AIG Winter Harbour Cruise

Resources Legal Hellman & Schofield ~ Fugro Airborne Surveys ~ ALS

An excellent time was had by all Bookings Here, practice for the next one...

Students only $20!

See photos 2008 - click here

NSW DPI - Information Event for the Exploration Industry*

Exploration in the House Location: Parliament House Theatrette, Sydney Date: Thursday 18th June 2009 Time: 1.00 pm

Complimentary but registration, available here,, was required. Same again next year - it's a very worthwhile event.

Hunter Earth Sciences Discussion Group (HEDG) John F. Dewey is known for his seminal work applying plate tectonics to explain modern and ancient orogenic events. Customs House, Newcastle on Thursday 30th April 2009. Drinks and nibbles at the bar from 6pm, with the presentation at 6.30pm


The January to April 2009 Issue of the SGEG Newsletter is now available online in the News area at SGEG Newsletter Here Content: · Message from the Chair · Lead article I: Geological models in epithermal-porphyry exploration (by Greg Corbett) · Lead article II: Detailed structural analysis of magnetic data – done quickly and objectively (by Dan Core et al) · Winner of the AB Edwards Medal 2008 · SGEG 2009 Student Bursaries · 10th Biennial Meeting of the SGA From Dr Oliver Kreuzer

Check out Dick Glen's Macquarie Arc Conference an International Conference on Island Arc - Continent Collisions to be held in Orange, NSW from 13 to 21 April, 2009.


Key Sponsor - New South Wales Department of Primary Industry New Frontiers Initiative.

Hunter Earth Sciences Discussion Group (HEDG) Warren Potma and Jamie Robinson - "Down Under National Research Flagship" & Dr Glen Phillips "A 3 billion year record of continental evolution - evidence for continent building and break-up in Antarctica"

Thursday 10th March, 2009



Presentations as .pdf's

Our thanks to Barrick Gold Corporation Newmont Australia, AngloGold Ashanti Silver Standard - Terra Search - Geos Mining - Encom - Australian X-Ray Tubes - Austpac Resources - CSIRO - Innov-X Systems Australia

Symposium details, Links to Sponsors and Terry Leach Memorabilia

Ian Plimer's New Book - "HEAVEN & EARTH"

Pre-Publication Order Offer

Ian's presentation

"Human Induced Climate Change: A Load of Hot Air"

at the Sydney Mining Club, November 2008.