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The Minerals site provides South Australian geoscientific and mining information for the minerals industry, teachers and students, community groups and the general public.

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Earthquake update

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Extractive Areas Rehabilitation Fund (EARF)

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Opal mining

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy

PACE 2020

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RESIC (Resources & Energy Sector Infrastructure Council)

Tenement information and spatial data map



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Unlocking SA's mineral wealth technical forum - download presentations
Current research and PACE 2020 projects being undertaken by the Geological Survey of South Australia, presented 2 May, Adelaide
Presentations available for download
Australia China Minerals Investment Summit
Hosted by the Governments of South Australia and the Northern Territory to assist exploration and mining companies present investment opportunities to China
21-23 May 2013, Darwin, Northern Territory
Early bird registrations $750 + GST until 31 March
Your invitation to the Summit
More information and to register

2013 Premier's Community Excellence Awards in Mining and Energy
Recognising excellence by mining and energy resource companies in delivering all aspects of social benefit to the South Australian community
Award winners



Investor appSouth Australia Mining - new mobile app
Highlighting SA resources sector investment opportunities - search for details including commodities of major mines and developing projects in the state

More about South Australia Mining Mobile

What's new on the website

News release: Mindarie mine re-opening demonstrates benefits of China investment

Draft Regional Mining and Infrastructure Plan released for public consultation

Penrice mine latest Compliance Report and Hydrogeological Report

Agenda for Penrice Community Consultation Group meeting 15 May 2013

Agenda for Strathalbyn Community Consultation Group meeting 16 May 2013

Angas zinc mine, draft PEPR update for approval

Strathalbyn Community Consultation Committee minutes of last meeting

Resource production statistics six month ended 30 June 2012

Penrice Community Consultation Group minutes and presentation from February meeting

Presentation given at Yorke Peninsula landowner workshops available for download

News release: Mineral and petroleum exploration expenditure breaks $600m for first time

Paul Heithersay's presentation to the RESA skills and workforce summit

New online tool to streamline mineral applications

MESA Journal volume 66 now available online