June 30, 2008 A total of 79 gridded soil samples were collected in the old Carstens Area and sent to Analabs in Townsville for analysis for Au, Ag, As, Cu, Mo, Pb and Zn. The assay showed no significant grades.
September 30, 2007 A sample and drill hole validation programme commenced in the Burdekin
Gold Tenement to check historical sample assays and historical drill hole locations.
June 30, 2007 A total of 219 soil samples were collected from the Burdekin Gold tenement. Samples were gathered along existing tracks at 200 m intervals. Sample results from SGS Townsville were not encouraging, with only one sample showing a slightly elevated gold value (sample 1073, 0.12 ppm Au). The waste dumps and mullock heaps at the Villiers Copper Mine (mined in the 1930’s) were sampled. Most samples returned elevated grades for copper with the highest value returned being 1.51% Cu.