Appendix 1

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Acronym Abbreviation
ABARES Australian Bureau of Agricultural andResource Economics and Sciences
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
A$ Australian dollar (where not stated, assume Australian currency)
AEDR Accessible Economic Demonstrated Resources
BREE Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics
BRS Bureau of Resource Sciences
c carat
cpht carats per hundred tonnes
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
EDR Economic Demonstrated Resources
GIS geographical information system
g gram
g/t grams per tonne
GL gigalitre
Gt gigatonne
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
JORC Joint Ore Reserve Committee – Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves
kg kilogram
km kilometre
kt kilotonne (thousand tonnes)
ktpa kilotonne per annum
LNG liquefied natural gas
m metre
Mc million carats
MEL mineral exploration licence
ML million litres
Moz million ounces
Mt million tonnes
Mtpa million tonnes per annum
MW megawatt
MWe megawatt electric
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
OECD/NEA Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development/Nuclear Energy Agency
oz ounce
PDR Paramarginal Demonstrated Resources
PGE platinum-group elements
PJ petajoules
ppm parts per million
Qld Queensland
RAR Reasonably Assured Resources
REO rare earth oxide
REE rare earth element
SA South Australia
SDR Subeconomic Demonstrated Resources
Tas Tasmania
tpa tonnes per annum
USA United States of America
USGS United States Geological Survey
US$ United States of America dollar
Vic Victoria
WA Western Australia
$1M million dollars