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Features

Musgrave Province exhumation history

View from Mount Woodroffe in the South Australian portion of the Musgrave Block to Mount Conner (Northern Territory) in the far distance.

Low-temperature exhumation history of the eastern Musgrave Province

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Fluid events affecting Olympic Cu–Au Province

Scanning electron microscope image of sample 1965411

Fluid events affecting the northern Olympic Cu–Au Province revealed by 40Ar/39Ar dating

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News

Gawler Craton Airborne Survey update

23 August 2017

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.

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PACE Gas update

23 August 2017

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

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Alex Blood to head Minerals

23 August 2017

Alex Blood has commenced as Executive Director of the Mineral Resources Division.

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Tapping geoscience energy in the Curnamona

23 August 2017

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

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New Wearlife Performance CRCp leads way in solving abrasion wear

23 August 2017

South Australia welcomes a powerful new collaboration tackling the multi-billion dollar issue of abrasion wear of drill components that goes hand-in-hand with exploration and mining.

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Submission of Digital Mineral Exploration Data Workshop

23 August 2017

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.

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Industry news

23 August 2017

A binding agreement has been signed to sell the Arrium companies, including the Whyalla Steelworks, to London-based GFG Alliance, which is led by Sanjeev Gupta.

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Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day 2017

23 August 2017

Discover new data, new technology and new insights from the Geological Survey of South Australia.

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Status update on AusLAMP deployment

23 August 2017

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

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