The South Australian Department of State Development is the lead agency for exploration and mining investment in South Australia
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The South Australian team
Representatives from the South Australian Government Department of State Development:
- Dr Paul Heithersay, Deputy Chief Executive, Resources and Energy Group
- Dr Steve Hill, Director, Chief Government Geologist, Geological Survey of South Australia
- Dr Stephan Thiel, Senior Geophysicist, Affiliate Associate Lecturer University of Adelaide, Geological Survey of South Australia
- Mr Paul Goiak, Director, Industry Development
Meet with us at Exhibition booth 416 in the Australian Pavilion to discuss:
- Opportunities for long-term investments in the minerals exploration and mining sector in South Australia: download the South Australia Mining app for more information
- South Australia's successful PACE (Plan for Accelerating Exploration) initiative which is advancing resource exploration and mining developments in the state; including PACE Copper, the new precompetitive geoscientific initiative
- South Australia's recently released Magnetite Strategy which aims to produce 50 million tonnes per year by 2030
- South Australia's Copper Strategy which aims to triple the state's copper production to 1 million tonnes per year within the next two decades
- South Australian geoscientific data
| Sunday 5 March |
1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Room 206B
Dr Steve Hill, Director, Chief Government Geologist, Geological Survey of South Australia, Department of State Development
|Wednesday 8 March|
2.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 206B
|Dr Stephan Thiel, Senior Geophysicist, Affiliate Associate Lecturer University of Adelaide, Geological Survey of South Australia, Department of State Development|
DMEC workshop series: The value of regional data in terrane scale assessments
South Australia's minerals industry presents significant opportunities across the industry value chain for investors and communities to benefit.
The climate of certainty in South Australia provides investors with the confidence they need to plan long-term investments in the mining sector.
More information about the South Australian resources sector can be found in the following maps and publications:
- South Australian Mining Investment Guide (PDF 4.9 MB)
- 2015 South Australian Exploration Review (PDF 10.9 MB)
- South Australia's economic priorities
- South Australia's Magnetite Strategy (PDF 3.5 MB)
- South Australia's Copper Strategy (PDF 3.2 MB)
- South Australia major mines and resource projects (PDF 4.5 MB)
- South Australia's resources map (PDF 6 MB)
South Australia produces a third of Australia's mined copper.
- South Australia's Copper Strategy
- Download South Australia's Copper Strategy (PDF 3.2 MB)
- PACE Copper initiative
- PACE Copper Fact Sheet (PDF 996 KB)
- Copper in South Australia
- Copper in South Australia - map (PDF 1.6 MB)
South Australia hosts over a quarter of Australia's gold resources.
South Australia hosts a quarter of the world's uranium resources.
- Uranium in South Australia
- The Facts about uranium mining in South Australia (PDF 3.5 MB)
- Uranium in South Australia - map (PDF 2.4 MB)
- Uranium and uranium mineral systems in South Australia (PDF 42.1 MB)
Iron ore (hematite and magnetite)
South Australia is the birth place of iron ore mining in Australia.
- South Australia's Magnetite Strategy
- Iron ore in South Australia
- Iron ore in South Australia - map (PDF 1.3 MB)
South Australia hosts Australia's largest graphite resource.
Continued exploration success in the Cooper and Eromanga Basins makes South Australia the premium destination address for onshore oil and gas explorers.
The Petroleum website provides information on sustainable petroleum exploration and production for all stakeholders
Delivering statewide geoscientific and geospatial data, the recently updated SARIG interface provides a modern, user-friendly platform for public access to South Australia's key geoscience data, mining and exploration project information and streamlined business interactions.
The MESA Journal, produced by the Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Division of the Department of State Development, provides updates on industry news and tenement activity, and includes feature articles and news covering a broad range of geoscientific topics.
The MESA Journal is now a monthly online publication.
Subscribe to receive monthly email alerts when new editions are available.
Download recent issues:
- MESA Journal Volume 81 (PDF 7 MB) - features articles that appeared in the October, November and December monthly online editions
- MESA Journal Volume 80 (PDF 43.1 MB) - features Minerals and Energy Resources South Australia: 2015 in review
- MESA Journal Volume 79 (PDF 31.2 MB) - 2015 Coompana airborne survey
- MESA Journal Volume 78 (PDF 44.4 MB) - features Olympic Dam seismic revisited, South Australia's Multiple Land Use Framework, regulatory guidelines for mining application process
- MESA Journal Volume 77 (PDF 16.8 MB) - features strategic mineral resource areas, Portia gold deposit, sedimentary cover adjacent to Hillside Cu-Au deposit, Mount Painter and WINTINNA geological maps
- MESA Journal back issues