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RESA August eNews

Welcome to the August RESA eNews.

The month of August has flown by with the RESA team out and about across SA and across the Indian Ocean! Our CEO Phil de Courcey has just returned from a trade mission to India, he writes about his experiences in this month's blog post,  'Think your business is too small to go global?'

Have you considered if your business is able to go global?  It may not be as difficult as you think, Trade missions may be a great place to start seeking opportunities for your company.

Read our August blog post


Department of State Development METS Survey

The Department of State Development requests your time to complete a industry survey aimed at developing a greater understanding of the METS sector in SA. Your feedback will help to ensure programs and initiatives are targeted towards industry needs.

Complete the survey


Hillgrove Resources Smart Mining Networking Event

Look forward to seeing you at the next Austmine mine networking event.

Steven McClare, CEO and Managing Director of Hillgrove Resources will share his insights on the Kanmantoo project and the future strategy for continued exploration in the area.

Sept 8, 4:00pm, Adelaide CBD

Further info


Global Maintenance Upper Spencer Gulf and SACOME Industry Conference and Trade Expo

Stuart and Jeanine headed to Port Pirie for the Global Maintenance Upper Spencer Gulf and SACOME  conference earlier this month. It was great to see a range of delegates, with numbers up from last year. Presentations from key industry and government stakeholders covered a variety of topics over the program.

View our photo gallery from the conference


COAG Energy Council paves the way for big electricity reforms

The 5th meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council was held on 19 August 2016 in Canberra, resulting in a renewed push to energy market reform.

View Financial Review article

View COAG meeting communique


WPG resources set to have 2nd gold mine in production

Executive chairman Bob Duffin, calls WPG's current position a “golden trifecta” – three 100%-owned gold projects in South Australia’s Gawler Craton, not to mention the nearby exploration potential in its West Gawler Craton Joint Venture.

View article

View company announcements


New tool uncovers SA’s geophysical data to a depth of 100km

A three-dimensional geophysical model that captures  the whole of South Australia to a depth of 100km was launched on 22 August 2016. The model can help exploration companies to make informed decisions to better target exploration programs, taking them closer to making new discoveries.

View news release


Bacteria used to extract minerals from ore

Could this be the future of mining? A research project from scientists at Flinders University have been in the spotlight this month, they are developing new extraction processes which have the potential to improve the environmental impact of mining.

View article


$3.5m for PACE exploration drilling grants awarded

Grants have been awarded to support 26 projects, it is estimated that the grants will trigger a further $5.8 million on exploration expenditure. Congratulations the to explorers on their successful proposals!

 View further information


Events Calendar

Austmine Hillgrove Smart Mining Networking Event, 8 September, Adelaide CBD

SACOME Resources Industry Innovation Summit, 23 September, ACC

RESA Productivity Seminar - The Future of Work, 29 September, SA Drill Core Library