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Thought Leadership: Russ Johnson

SACOME hosted another successful Thought Leadership session on Wednesday 30 August at Piper Alderman. SACOME members heard from thought leader, Russ Johnson, on GIS deployment at Deep Water Horizon and the lessons learned from the 2010 oil spill. Russ is a Global Public Safety Advisor who lead the technical support team for the Deep Water Horizon oil rig clean-up mission.  

Coming Events

Breakfast Series: Developers

Wednesday 15 November

 Register now for SACOME's member-only Breakfast Series to hear news on developing mining projects in South Australia. Keynote speakers are Greg Hall (Rex Minerals), Joe Ranford (Terramin Australia), Chris Giles (Havilah Resources) and Andrew Forman (PwC).


Register here.

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.

Read the media release.

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).

View the media release.

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.

View the submission.

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.

Read more: 2017 SA Mines Emergency Response Competition