Groundwater Blog


AGE were commissioned to assess the potential to develop groundwater supply for the irrigation of sugar cane as part of a proposed major biofuel project located south-east of Pentland in central Queensland. To date the work has involved field activities to… Read more Pentland


AGE was originally involved at Kidston undertaking groundwater aspect for the site closure strategy. More recently however AGE have been involved looking at the use of the Kidston pit (Eldridge and Wises) voids as balancing storages in a hydro-electric scheme. The… Read more Kidston

Cadia East Underground

Cadia mine is an operating gold and copper mine located south of Orange in central NSW highlands. AGE has enjoyed a long relationship with Cadia Mine assisting with groundwater aspects of approvals and operations. AGE were first engaged in 2006 to… Read more Cadia East Underground

Sorby Hills

Kimberley Metals Pty Ltd engaged AGE to assist with a pre-feasibility study to develop the Sorby Hills lead, silver, zinc deposit in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. The deposit was first investigated in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s… Read more Sorby Hills

Meteor Downs South

AGE have had a long standing relationship with U&D Mining (Australia) Pty Ltd and on the Meteor Downs South Project since 2012. Our initial work on the central Queensland project involved a review of an existing groundwater impact assessment for the… Read more Meteor Downs South

Ernest Henry Mine

Ernest Henry Mining Pty Ltd is an operating open cut and underground gold/copper mine located 40 km north-east of Cloncurry. AGE has had a long standing relationship with Ernest Henry and has worked at the site since 1999. Work to date… Read more Ernest Henry Mine