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You're invited to our festive Christmas lunch with door prizes including hampers from Haigh's Chocolates, Charlesworth Nuts and a one night stay at the Playford Adelaide.

Friday 12 December | Missing the boat? Where to now for South Australia
Lunch with Rear Admiral The Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR Rtd
The Playford Adelaide
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Premier mining and exploration conference to highlight key SA projects

20 November 2014

Over 600 delegates are expected to descend on the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 5 December for the annual South Australian Mining and Exploration Conference (SAEMC), South Australia’s largest mining conference.

With the final program recently released, company’s presenting include; BHP Billiton, OZ Minerals, Nyrstar, Arrium, Hillgrove, Adelaide Resources, Lincoln Minerals, Musgrave plus many more. View the final program at

The 11th SAEMC will be officially opened by the Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP; Treasurer and Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy.

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A business as usual approach is not the answer

14 November 2014

The South Australian Chamber of Mines & Energy (SACOME) welcomed the release yesterday of the State Government’s economic priorities statement, detailing how its number one priority, unlocking the full potential of South Australia’s resources, will be achieved.

In the wake of recent figures revealing South Australia’s minerals and petroleum production topped $7.5 billion in 2013/14 – the highest level on record – the Weatherill government clearly has its priorities right as it seeks to revitalise the State’s economy and increase employment opportunities. 

However it is essential this commitment is now backed up by action. The government’s approach is laudable but is mostly a case of ‘business as usual’.

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Mining for Non-Miners Course

 Frontline Management Skill Set course

SACOME is pleased to offer the essential course for those wanting to know more about the mining industry.

A two day course designed for those who are not trained in the technical aspects of mining, but want to understand more about this exciting industry.

The course will give participants an overview of the scientific, engineering, environmental and regulatory processes employed in transforming a mineral prospect to a mining operation.

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SA Libs break long tradition of bi-partisan support for SA resources sector

7 November 2014

SACOME is greatly disappointed at the decision by the South Australian Liberal Party to support an inquiry into hydraulic fracturing in the State's South East. Both Major parties know the outcome will show hydraulic fracturing has a long, successful history of operating in South Australia without any of the negative outcomes to groundwater as promulgated to residents of the South East by anti-fossil fuel campaigners.

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Community engagement key to success for SA's resources industry

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The South Australian resources industry supports expectations that communities should be fully informed and involved in activities that may affect them. Effectively engaging and actively partnering with communities is core to the industry's social license to operate.

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SACOME video

SACOME is the peak industry body for mining, oil & gas and exploration in South Australia. This short video highlights the crucial role and showcases some of the many importance services SACOME provides to the State's resources sector. 

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