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Leading Practice Mining Acts Review - Statutes Amendment Bill released | South Australia's Magnetite Strategy launched

Published December 2017

Discovery Day: new search spaces
Propelling South Australia’s exploration sector.

Global petroleum survey
South Australia in top 10 for oil and gas investment.

SA Geodata: vital asset
An essential database for the resources sector.

Discovery Trails: virtual geology
Step through and discover South Australia’s geology.

New Australian ore deposits
Includes updates on key South Australian deposits.

Mining Bill released
First amendment Bill publicly available.

Co-designing the Future
All voices heard at native title workshop.

PACE Discovery Drilling
Collaborative drilling boosts exploration.

Exploration ’17, Toronto
Looking to the future of mineral exploration.

MinEx CRC one step closer
Facilitating the next generation of mineral discoveries.

Musgraves water and mineral potential
New electromagnetic data will help define water and mineral resources potential in the Far North West.

1st Coompana core in 30 years
PACE Copper drilling retrieves first Nullarbor bedrock core samples in over 30 years.

New start for Whyalla
GFG Alliance to steer the Whyalla steelworks and mines along a competitive, sustainable future.

SA–China partnership
Geoscience exchange and mineral investment attraction partnership with China continues to thrive.

Geoscience excellence on show
Book now for Discovery Day and SAEMC, 7–8 December 2017.

Stronger Partners Stronger Futures workshop
A workshop in Port Augusta will bring together traditional owners, industry and government.

Construction sand review
The state’s inventory of construction sands will be reviewed to evaluate deposits and reserves.

CCAA showcases the best
The Cement, Concrete & Aggregates Australia Innovation Awards 2017 showcase the sector’s best performers.

Captain Bagot's Mine
A compelling new book reveals Kapunda’s copper mining history.

Gawler Craton Airborne Survey update
The first data from the world’s largest high-resolution airborne geophysical and terrain imaging program is imminent and will be fundamental in reinterpreting the geological structure of the Gawler Craton.

PACE Gas update
Fifteen applications were received for Round 2 of the South Australian Government’s $24 million PACE Gas fund and are now being evaluated.

Alex Blood to head Minerals
Alexandra Blood has commenced as Executive Director of the Mineral Resources Division.

Tapping geoscience energy in the Curnamona
Cross-border collaboration in the Curnamona Province has been strengthened following the recent UNCOVER Curnamona conference in Broken Hill.

New Wearlife Performance CRCp leads way in solving abrasion wear
South Australia welcomes a powerful new collaboration tackling the multi-billion dollar issue of abrasion wear that goes hand-in-hand with drilling exploration and mining.

Submission of Digital Mineral Exploration Data Workshop
A one-hour workshop is being held on 13 September 2017 to assist explorers in understanding the requirements for the submission of digital mineral exploration data.

SARIG’s premier appeal grows as big data resource
More accolades roll in for the new-look SARIG big data digital platform – winning a leading technology award as it caters for a growing, diverse audience.

South Australia takes Copper to the World
South Australia has stamped its authority as a rising copper powerhouse with the hosting of a highly successful international Copper to the World conference on 27 June.

Mining Acts review update
A series of documents have been publicly released summarising responses under consideration as part of the South Australian Government’s Leading Practice Mining Acts Review.

New land use framework for South Australia
An inaugural South Australian Multiple Land Use Framework supports access to land – critical to the state's long-term sustainability and international competitiveness.

Uncovering a renewed Geological Survey of South Australia
A strategic restructure of the Geological Survey has resulted in creation of new teams and management, new staff positions and a net reduction in staff and function.

Status update on AusLAMP deployment
Acquisition of the South Australian component of the national magnetotelluric AusLAMP dataset continues to provide valuable precompetitive data on the state’s mineral prospectivity.

Coompana Gravity Survey: download now
The PACE Copper initiative Coompana Gravity Survey provides an exciting new insight into the buried basement geology of the Coompana Province.

South Australia gravity gets better
An innovative methodology for producing regional gravity maps from ground-station data creates a superior quality Bouguer gravity image of South Australia.

Mineral and energy resources compliance reports released
South Australia’s mineral and energy resource sectors are important contributors to our living standards and are developed to operate with the highest standards to minimise the footprint of operations.

Resources – shaping our social landscape for the better
The Premier’s Community Excellence Awards in Mining and Energy have once again highlighted how many resource companies reach above and beyond.

Copper to the World
South Australia’s copper endowment and leadership in Australian copper production makes it a natural fit to host the inaugural Copper to the World conference.

Uncover Curnamona 2017
The latest geoscience exploration and research in the Curnamona Province will be on show in July at this year’s Uncover Curnamona conference.

PACE: contributing to the South Australian Energy Plan
PACE Gas grants and the new PACE Royalty Return Program are important contributors to the state government’s recently announced South Australian Energy Plan to assist South Australia to take charge of its own energy future.

Petroleum exploration acreage release in the South East
In the ongoing effort to secure more gas for the state, the South Australian Government has announced a new acreage release in the Otway Basin.

Fossil emblem celebrates first animal life on earth
South Australia’s new Ediacaran fossil emblem provides a tangible link to the state’s rich geological past and to its future as a home for ecotourism and geotourism.

Benchmarking to combat dust
With dust the number one source of community complaints from mining and quarrying operations – welcome news is a global study looking at the latest regulatory and technical approaches to tackle the issue.

Eminent South Australian geologist continues to contribute
Having carved out an illustrious career in geoscience Dr Wolfgang Preiss intends to continue sharing his expertise and knowledge.

PDAC: putting South Australia’s best resources forward
Once again, this premier global mining and investment convention proved to be a key event to promote investment in South Australia’s resource sector and foster partnerships.

Head of Minerals sees a bright future for South Australia
With a distinguished record of achievements in the resource sector spanning 46 years, outgoing Mineral Resources Executive Director Ted Tyne is positive about the sector outlook.

The future of mineral exploration comes to South Australia: field trial of coiled tubing drilling rig
The South Australian Government’s partnership with the Deep Exploration Technologies CRC has been about the collaborative journey towards transforming mineral exploration in areas of deeply covered geology.

Gawler Craton Airborne Survey in full swing
New data being acquired from the world’s largest high-resolution airborne geophysical and terrain imaging program will be fundamental in reinterpreting the geological structure of the Gawler Craton.

Parliamentary inquiry into unconventional gas fracking
A recently concluded two-year investigation into fracture stimulation found there was no reason to ban its use in South Australia.

Copper to the World – Delivering SA’s Copper Strategy
South Australia’s copper endowment will be the focus of much global attention during the state’s inaugural Copper to the World conference.

New-look SARIG raises the bar to unlock South Australia’s resource wealth
South Australia’s world-leading digital platform for unlocking the wealth of our resources, SARIG, has been expanded to deliver a breadth of information in a modern, user-friendly format.

Tarcoola strikes gold as first haul meets the challenge
The historic goldfield township of Tarcoola has a new lease of life following the official opening of South Australia’s newest gold mine in December 2016.

Inspiring careers in the geosciences
Specialist short courses recently hosted at the South Australia Drill Core Reference Library’s first-class facilities inspire students in the pursuit of geoscience careers.

Don't let gravity escape your attention
The Geological Survey of South Australia is always looking for ways to assist prospectors to track down South Australia’s precious resources.

Make a good decision and book into copper seminars
When it comes to driving better business outcomes, don’t underestimate the pay-off from investing the time and space to make sound decisions.