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RESA January eNews

Welcome to 2016 and our new look eNews!

Challenging times have seen a downfall in the fortunes of South Australian companies, our latest blog explores unlocking your business potential

Why not change your thinking to develop new capabilities and strategies in order to reap the benefits for your business?

There’s no better time than now, as we head in to a 2016 with several green shoots appearing in the mining landscape, to consider the benefits of developing local business capabilities. Read our blog post.


Like to find out more about the PACE Supply Chain Development program?

Come to our FREE program briefing to Identify your business opportunities.  You will gain an understanding of the business opportunities available to South Australian SMEs and develop a value proposition to win business in the Resources, Mining and Oil and Gas markets. 


What type of work will the will the PACE Supply Chain Development Program prepare you and your business for?

Here's some examples of work projects currently open within the Industry Capability Network Gateway. Do you have the skills to apply for your business today?

  1. Oz Minerals - Ongoing Operations
  2. O-Bahn City Access project
  3. North-South Corridor (Darlington Upgrade Project)
  4. Northern Connector - Leighton / York: Downer Consortium - Tender Phase
  5. Northern Connector - Lendlease - Tender Phase

‘Internet of Things’ cluster will be established for the mining and energy resources sector

On January 4, Manufacturing and Innovation Minister Kyam Maher announced $250,000 of funding will be allocated per year over three years to develop a cluster designed to connect machines, devices and people to streamline the flow of information and to allow real-time decisions.

Read media release


Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program

The Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program supports projects resulting in economic growth and employment outcomes and the provision of critical community infrastructure in the area.

Grant funding is available between $50,000 and $200,000 for small projects in the eligible area. Applications for the current round of funding close 26 February 2016.

Find out more


Save the date - RESA events 2016

RESA event dates have been set for 2016, pencil these in your diary:

  • April 7 - RESA Productivity Breakfast Series
  • May 31 - RESA Skills Summit
  • July 7 - RESA Productivity Breakfast Series
  • October 20 - RESA Productivity Breakfast Series

Iluka Resources

Smart Mining Networking Series March 3, 4pm, ACC

Gavin Swart, GM Major Projects and Engineering, Iluka Resources will be Keynote Speaker at Austmine's first Adelaide Networking event for 2016.


OZ Minerals

Smart Mining Networking Series April 27, 4pm, ACC

 Andrew Cole, Managing Director, OZ Minerals will be Keynote Speaker at Austmine's  Smart Mining Networking Series Event in  April 2016.


SA Women in Resources award nominations now open

The 2016 South Australian Women in Resources Awards nominations opened on Monday, 18 January 2016, closing at 5pm on Friday, 4 March 2016. Winners will be announced at SACOME’s Lunch Series event on Thursday, 19 May 2016.