South Australia Mining News

South Australia bans mining in Arkaroola forever

South Australia Premier Mike Rann on Friday banned mining in the Arkaroola region, in the state’s far-north, where junior Marathon Resources is drilling for uranium.

BHP Billiton moves to feasibility stage of Olympic dam expansion

Top global miner BHP Billiton has moved into the feasibility study stage of preparing a long-awaited expansion of the Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine in South Australia.

Argonaut Resources announces copper and silver mineralisation results

Argonaut Resources NL (ASX:  ARE) announced on Friday results from pre-collar assays from the Alford project (EL3969) on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula. Highlights from the intercepts were ALDDH10: 78m at 0.62% Cu from 88m. It also included 54m at 0.86% Cu from 88m.