News & Media

02 / 12 / 2019

Drilling deep for the mines of tomorrow

With the majority of global drilling budgets going toward brownfield expansion of operating mine sites, true greenfield discovery has slowed in recent years. Rig #1270 is part of one such greenfield project – a deep mud rotary and diamond drilling program near Boulia in Far North West Queensland. As the mine life and ore grades […]

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27 / 11 / 2019

Annual General Meeting

Mitchell Services’ Annual General Meeting was conducted this morning in Brisbane. Great to see a lot of our shareholders in attendance to hear Executive Chairman Nathan Mitchell and CEO Andrew Elf present. We’re proud of the results achieved in FY19 and look forward to continued success in FY20.

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21 / 11 / 2019


Rock Legends is an interview series showcasing the experiences of mining and exploration veterans. The following interview was conducted with Dan Johnson, Exploration Manager at Aeon Metals Ltd. Dan is a geologist with over 35 years of experience. It was great to chat about his career and the advice he has for new starters in […]

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04 / 11 / 2019

1992 – Gordonstone Mine, Queensland

One of Mitchell’s core values is to ‘continuously improve and find a better way’. So in 1992, when Gordonstone Mine (now known as Kestrel Mine) in Central Queensland called, Peter Mitchell had to somehow come up with a plan to drill a 2.5m diameter vent shaft. With the help of his fitters, boilermakers and seasoned […]

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