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28 June 2018
Havilah Resources Kalkaroo maiden ore reserve confirms large copper project (PDF 1.2 MB)
ASX release: Largest undeveloped open pit copper deposit in Australia on a copper equivalent ore reserve basis has independently estimated maiden ore reserve of 474,000 tonnes of contained copper

26 June 2018
Archer Exploration update on Blue Hills copper project (PDF 1.3 MB)
ASX release: Soil sample results from Archer Exploration's Blue Hills project support the presence of district-scale copper and gold mineralisation extending over several kilometres.

5 February 2018
Rex Minerals submits Hillside Project PEPR (PDF 280 KB)
ASX release: The program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) has been submitted to the South Australian Government for approval to commence construction at the Company's 100% copper-gold project on the Yorke Peninsula

30 January 2018
Havilah Resources' Copper Strategy update (PDF 1.2 MB)
ASX release: Independent evaluation verifies one million tonne Kalkaroo copper resource

29 January 2018
OZ Minerals new exploration joint venture in Eastern Musgrave province (PDF 243 KB)
ASX release: OZ Minerals enters into earn-in agreement with Woomera Exploration Limited targeting magmatic nickel-copper sulfide systems using the Vector Residual Magnetic Intensity (VRMI) technique

31 August 2017
Havilah Resources' Copper Strategy released (PDF 3.1 MB)
Presentation outlining Havilah Resources copper strategy based on the 1.4 million tonnes of JORC copper resources it has discovered in South Australia

24 August 2017
OZ Minerals approves $916m development of Carrapateena project (PDF 95 KB)
ASX release: OZ Minerals board has approved the development of the Carrrapateena copper-gold mine following release of the feasibility study

24 August 2017
OZ Minerals Carrapateena project feasibility study update (PDF 3.8 MB)
OZ Minerals has released a feasibility study update for the Carrrapateena copper-gold mine (PDF)

2 August 2017
Thor Mining agrees to co-invest with Environmental Copper Recovery SA Pty Ltd in Kapunda copper project (PDF 1.3 MB)
ASX release: Thor Mining Plc agreement to co-invest in South Australian copper project earning majority interest new copper focused company

2 August 2017
Extensive ground EM survey underway near Prominent Hill mine, South Australia (PDF 1.0 MB)
Minotaur Exploration Ltd and OZ Minerals Ltd have jointly launched a new ground EM geophysical survey over areas prospective for iron-oxide copper-gold and iron sulfide copper-gold styles of mineralisation

28 June 2017
Terms finalised for Kalkaroo Native Title Agreement (PDF)
Havilah Resources ASX and media release: Key milestone achievement paves the way for grant of a mining lease for the Kalkaroo copper-gold project

29 May 2017
MOU for Kalkaroo study signed with Chinese copper producer (PDF)
Havilah Resources  and Wanbao Mining Limited cooperating on pre-feasibility study for future development of the Kalkaroo copper-gold project

6 April 2017
Harnessing nature to maximise copper recovery
A natural extraction technique for low-grade copper is being tested for its potential to maximise recovery rates and extend mine life.
Published by The Lead

29 March 2017
Kalkaroo copper-gold project: resource upgrade (PDF)
Havilah Resources ASX and media release: increase in contained copper metal at one of the largest undeveloped copper-gold deposits in Australia

7 March 2017
The future of underground mining at Carrapateena
Technological innovation in the mining industry
Published in Australian Mining

28 February 2017
Havilah Resources actively pursuing development options for Kalkaroo copper-gold and Mutooroo copper-cobalt projects in light of favourable outlook for copper and cobalt (PDF)
South Australian Government PACE co-funded drilling programs in Benagerie dome (Quarterly activities report, period ending January 2017)

30 January 2017
OZ Minerals increases focus on copper expansion
Adelaide-based company lifted its copper production target for the next two years
Published in Australian Mining

15 September 2016
Minotaur cracking copper targets in two states (PDF)
Minotaur Exploration Ltd ASX release: now drilling for copper in the Olympic Dam domain

1 September 2016
Copper-bearing prophyry discovered at centre of Paris silver field (PDF)
Investigator Resources ASX release: First Nankivel drill test intersects mineralised porphyry - collaboratively co-funded by South Australian Government's PACE drilling scheme

19 July 2016
Carrapateena decline contractor selected; construction set to start (PDF)  
OZ Minerals ASX release

23 February 2016
Copper strategy aims to triple production
Tripling its copper exports over the next two decades is the cornerstone of an Australian state's plan to bolster its mining industry