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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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Features and forthcoming events

MESA Journal...

MESA journal volume 72...the flagship publication of the Department of State Development's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions

MESA Journal back issues

Rex Minerals Hillside Copper , Gold and Iron Ore Project

Mining tenements for this project have been approved and offered to Rex Minerals

Information about the mineral lease application and approval process

Resource A
rea Management and Planning (RAMP) report

RAMP reportAdvice and recommendations on how to improve interactions between the South Australian planning and mining systems, helping to secure the future of the extractive and construction material resources and quarry operations. More about the report...

Download the RAMP report (.pdf)

Mining and Petroleum Services Centre of Excellence

Bringing together resource companies, research institutions and services businesses to foster and coordinate innovation and applied research initiatives to benefit the resources sector and service providers in South Australia

More about the centre
Includes terms of reference, funding guidelines and application form for project funding

Free smartphone app: South Australia Mining

South Australia Mining applicationDesigned for investors this free app highlights real-time investment opportunities within the state's mineral and energy resources sector.

Available as a free download on Apple iPhones, iPads and IPad minis through the App Store and on Android smartphones and tablets through Google Play.

More information and downloads

Australia China Minerals Investment Summit (ACMIS)
15-16 September 2015, Adelaide Convention Centre

Australia China Minerals Investment ConferenceMore about ACMIS