Friday 15th December. Departs McMahons Point 12:50pm – Opera House 1:00pm

Sorry about the schmozzle with the catering – a faulty oven and catering neophytes. They could have used a little more help from the multitude. Remember – you are SMEDG’ers. I’ll expect better from you if this happens again…..

Thanks to our Sponsors:

Rangott Mineral Exploration

Hellman & Schofiel

MIGNS offered its traditional, devotional St Barbara’s Day Lunch to eighteen enthusiasts at the Spicy Island Restaurant, Tower Square, Miller Street, North Sydney

Friday, 1st December at 12.15 pm This event, as always, attracted an eclectic collection of your industry’s finest…… and some others…… we have pictures. Details Here & Francais

Vale – Dr Robin Curtis 1933 – 2006

An inspiring celebration of his life took place on Monday 20th November. Robin’s two great legacies were revealed – his family & his contributions to geology.

Obituary Robin Curtis Remembered Robin Curtis by David Curtis

“Robin was a very upright kind of bloke, well-liked and admired, highly ethical, took no shortcuts and was a very good geologist.”

Prof Ross Large at CODES advised Short Courses and workshops on Ores in Sediments and Ore Deposit Models Hobart, 12 – 24 November 2006

Click Here

3rd South Australian Explorers’Conference Adelaide, 1st December 2006 Registration Form Also see Correspondence Page for related Event from PIRSA

Geologist Cynthia Carroll to be new Anglo American CEO A WIN FOR WIM

Anglo American Web Site

Excellence in Exploration & Mining 2006

An annual event in its fourth year incorporating the NSW Miners and Explorers’ Conference 8th – 10th October 2006 Sydney Hilton Hotel

Click HERE to Register Here’s the website at website at

In Association with:

The Australian Stock Exchange and Martin Place Securities

The Broken Hill Exploration Initiative Conference

Entertainment Centre, Broken Hill 26th – 28th SEPTEMBER, 2006”>BHEI2006 Information

CWEDG – Central West Exploration Discussion Group


DATE – Thursday 21st September in Orange

TIME – 7 p.m. for 7.30 p.m

SPEAKER – Adi Maryono from Newmont

VENUE – Orange Ex-Services Club, Anson Street

TOPIC – The Batu Hijau Porphyry Cu-Au deposit and Regional Potential

RSVP – Linda Walker – Newcrest 02 6360 7400

ASEG NSW Branch Meeting – Wednesday 20 September 2006

Dr David Pratt (Managing Director, Encom Technology Pty Ltd) “3D as a Collaboration Environment for Geologists and Geophysicists”

The presentation provided live demonstrations of examples from Broken Hill, Copper Hill, and Ernest Henry in Australia, San Nicolas in Mexico and groundwater exploration in Botswana. “Excellent presentation” said John Quirk when interviewed by the SMEDG Webdabbler the following day.

Geoff Derrick’s Incomparable Mt Isa Inlier Geotour August 4 – 11th Program and Registration – Click here

The Horse’s Mouth Tour —– and remember, Geotour ’05 sold out!

In 2005 not even standing room left – you couldn’t even get on the wait-list. Hope ya booked early ya bloody dills!

Australian Earth Sciences Convention Melbourne 2 – 6 July, 2006 Resourcing our Future

Mineral Resources Geoscience – Energy Resources Geoscience – Environmental & Engineering Geoscience – Geodynamics of Earth’s Evolution – Resourcing Geoscience – Innovation in Geoscience Workshops, Excursions and Trade Exhibition

Winter Harbour Cruise 2006

Friday 30th June 2006

Great day, enjoyed by all the 60+ enthusiasts, especially the DPI gals!

SMEDG and the Geological Survey of NSW (DPI NSW)are hosts to the MINES & WINES CONFERENCE

The Presentations, Abstracts and Powerpoints now available – Click Here


25th – 26th May 2006 Hunter Valley NSW




For information contact Glenn Coianiz Ph: +61 2 9482 8833

Sponsors, Booths, Satchel Inserts: Contact Roger Smyth-King Ph: +61 2 9456 4449

Still more information? Contact Peter Lewis Ph: +61 2 4931 6572

Platinum Sponsors: Macquarie Bank – Fugro Airborne

Gold Sponsors: ALS-Chemex – encom – Hellman & Schofield – Triako Resources

Barrick Australia – G.O.S. Drilling

Supporters: Rangott Mineral Exploration – Golden Cross Resources – Straits Resources – DPI

Only two display booths still available – HURRY!

Dinner Speaker – Ian Plimer

AIG’s 25th Anniversary Conference Kalgoorlie 30 April – 6 May, 2006