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Mines Competiton 2017


The tightly-contested eighth instalment of the competition saw BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam 1 crowned top emergency response team from a field of six SA and NSW teams.

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SACOME Together

Friday 26 May - SAVE THE DATE


SACOME Together, celebrates South Australia’s ability to collaborate across industry to generate new investment, create jobs and encourage imagination and innovation - ensuring our state's future prosperity remains front and centre.

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Interim ACCC approval for Electricity Buying Group

A proposal to allow major electricity users to collectively negotiate long-term supply contracts in South Australia has taken a step forward, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today granting interim authorisation and draft determination.

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Collaboration is key to renew Mining Act

A comprehensive review of the laws that guide the development of the State’s mineral resources requires a collaborative and harmonious relationship between all stakeholders to realise its full potential, according to the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME).

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Mining Acts Review Submission

SACOME has made a submission to The Department of State Development into the Leading Practice Mining Acts Review, Mining Act 1971 and Mining Regulations 2011.

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2017 SA Mines Emergency Response Competition

BHP Billiton Olympic Dam will host the 2017 SA Mines Emergency Response Competition on 5-7 May 2017. The 8th installment of the Competition will see six teams from across SA and NSW vie to be the top emergency response team.

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