Eucla basement stratigraphic drilling program — FREE workshop on Thursday 10 September

Eucla basement stratigraphic drilling program

Eucla basement stratigraphic drilling program

The Eucla basement stratigraphic drilling program, funded through the Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS), was established to investigate the greenfields Madura and Coompana basement provinces that lie between the Albany–Fraser Orogen and Gawler Craton, beneath up to 500 m of cover rocks in the Bight and Eucla Basins, Western Australia.

The workshop will include presentations from the Geological Survey of Western Australia, Curtin University and First Drilling.

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Thursday 10 September 2015


8.30 am – 5.00 pm


Hyatt Hotel


East Perth


FREE but registration is essential.

To register contact Deenikka Preedy ( or 9222 3634. Please also indicate whether you wish to attend the public core viewing of representative sections on Monday 14 September 2015, at the Perth Core Library, Carlisle

The schedule of presentations is on the DMP website. Short abstracts will be available on the day, and will be posted on the website afterwards.

Co-funded Drilling Program Round 12 now open!

Cofunded-DrillingRound 12 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) Cofunded Drilling Program is now open.EIS logo

The online system for applications  for co-funding of drilling projects to be undertaken in 2016, opened on 4 September and will close at 5 pm (WST) on 16 October 2015.

More information is available at or from Margaret Ellis, Coordinator EIS on email or Tel (08) 9222 3509.

GSWA database training 2015 — Perth and Kalgoorlie

The Geological Survey of Western Australia GSWA map(GSWA) offers FREE training in its databases and online systems. The training is in the form of a presentation with hands-on interaction in most systems.
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The Perth training has been divided into separate sessions: one for prospectors, and one for mining companies/geologists.
Venue: Mineral House, 100 Plain Street, East Perth

The Kalgoorlie training is open to anyone.
Venue: Room 102 (computer lab), Goldfields Institute of Technology, Centre for Engineering and Mining Training (CEMT), Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame, Kalgoorlie

To register for this free training, send an email to including your details (name, company name, telephone number), with the location and date of the training you wish to attend.

More information can be found here.

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