Round 11 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) Co–funded Drilling Program is now open.
The online system for applications for co-funding of drilling projects to be undertaken in
2015–16, opened on 27 February 2015 and will close at 5 pm (WST) on 10 April 2015.
Final processed data from the deep crustal Canning Coastal seismic survey will be available for release in March 2015.
The Canning Coastal seismic and gravity survey was acquired by Terrex Seismic in May–June 2014 for the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) and Geoscience Australia. The ~700 km survey stretched across the Canning Basin from the Pilbara Craton to the Kimberley Craton, and recorded data down to 20 seconds. DownUnder GeoSolutions processed the seismic data from September 2014 to February 2015.
Acquisition of the seismic and gravity survey was funded through the Western Australian Government’s Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS). Processing of the seismic data was funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Industry.
Where to access data
Pre-stack time migrated, pre-stack depth migrated, and post-stack time migrated SEGY seismic data will be available for download via WAPIMS in March 2015. You can also request the raw and processed data on USB from GSWA.
The raw gravity dataset is already available for download from GeoVIEW.WA or WAPIMS.
To order a hard drive containing the raw seismic field data, send an email request to Geoscience Australia at email@example.com
A new innovative online system for the submission of mineral exploration reports was launched on Friday 27 February 2015.
It is important that companies and individuals become familiar with this new system of reporting as it will be voluntary until mid-2016 after which it will become mandatory as part of the Department's move to complete electronic submission of documents.
The system was developed in response to industry requests for online submission of mineral exploration reports and has several advantages as it guides the user through the mandatory reporting requirements, automatically acknowledges receipt of the report, provides a copy (PDF format) back to the company, stores the report in GSWA’s WAMEX database, and streamlines the process.
The ‘Guidelines for Mineral Exploration Reports on Mining Tenements’ has been updated as a companion for the new reporting system.
The system can be accessed via the WAMEX page.
Information sessions on the new online system:
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