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The Lightning Ridge Miners Association is informing the opal industry that the draft Mining Regulation 2010 has been released for public consultation and submissions are due by 18 June 2010. Maxine O’Brien, Secretary/Manager of the LRMA said this week, “the opal … Continue reading
The 2010 Opal Fashion Bash to be held in Townsville 8-10 April 2010, for the third year is only weeks away and is proudly sponsored by the opal industry. The Opal Fashion Bash is a fantastic opportunity for any young … Continue reading
“Flood waters from Queensland are approaching the Lightning Ridge Opal mining area but miners still have time to secure their claims if need be. While no one is sure of what the exact extent of the flood waters will be … Continue reading
Supreme Court Judge J Hall handed down his decision in the case Parkins v Lightning Ridge Miners Association Limited on 6 April 2009 and the miners won on all grounds and Parkins amended summons was dismissed.
Dr Patrice Rey, Structural geologist from the University of Sydney is at the start of a long journey to understand opal formation. Dr Rey is currently visiting Lightning Ridge with student Baptiste Journaux to look at open cuts, underground mines … Continue reading