Dec 06 2017

The Peelwood district north of Goulburn, is the latest to capture the attention of the Heron Resources company in its quest to find mineral deposits.


Heron has applied for two exploration licences over the Peelwood district zinc-copper deposits, 105 kilometres north of its Woodlawn operation.


Two deposits in question are named 'Peelwood' and 'the John Fardy' and Heron managing director, Wayne Taylor says the tenements are a fantastic and valuable addition to Woodlawn's regional growth plans.


The John Fardy deposit was discovered in the early 1950s and mineralisation there is made up of massive sulphides up to 20 metres thick.


At Peelwood, the discovery was made in 1868 and before the 20th century, had produced more than 600 tonnes of copper, 4000 tonnes of zinc and significant Lead, Silver and Gold. 


Another area of interest, close by, is the Cordillera deposit, made up of overlapping and discontinuous streams of sulphides up to five metres thick.

Dec 01 2017

The campaign has started to have a large correctional centre established on the outskirts of Goulburn and the mayor, Councillor Bob Kirk will keep a close eye on developments.


It was revealed this week, that Sydney company, Southern Infrastructure Pty Ltd is proposing a 5000 bed gaol near Goulburn and is considering two sites in close proximity.


The Goulburn Mulwaree mayor concedes that the project is mind-boggling because of its sheer size and has no doubts that there will be negativity.


Councillor Kirk says, however, that a close look at the proposal should be made.

Dec 01 2017

Release of a new report has given the clean energy community the confidence to say that the high country in the South East of the state is pivotal in the push towards renewable power.


The document, 'Repowering Our Regions' says that if south-east NSW fulfils its clean energy potential, the industry would generate enough electricity to power two million homes.


Report author, Dr Brad Smith says the south-east is well placed to take the lead.

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