Australia's Mineral Resource Assessment 2013

Australia's Mineral Resource Assessment 2013

Authors

Geoscience Australia
Lead author: Allison Britt.
With contributions from: Leesa Carson, Roger Skirrow, Helen Dulfer, Anthony Senior, Aden McKay, Alan Whitaker, Daisy Summerfield, Keith Porritt, Yanis Miezitis, Steve Cadman and Andy Barnicoat.

Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics
Lead author: John Barber.
With contributions from: Kate Penney, Tom Shael and Simon Cowling.

Acknowledgments

This first edition of Australia's Mineral Resource Assessment was jointly compiled by Geoscience Australia and the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics.


1. Introduction

2. Mineral Exploration

Overview
Mineral Exploration Expenditure
Australia is an under-explored continent
Pre-competitive geoscience information

3. Resources

Overview
Bauxite
Coal
Copper
Gold
Iron Ore
Nickel
Rare Earths
Uranium
Critical commodities

4. Projects

Overview
Bauxite Projects
Black Coal Projects
Copper Projects
Gold Projects
Iron Ore Projects
Nickel Projects
Uranium Projects

5. Production

Bauxite
Black coal
Copper
Gold
Iron ore
Nickel

Uranium

6. Appendices

Appendix 1 - Australia's National Classification System for Identified Mineral Resources (2009 edition)
Appendix 2 - Mineral projects in Australia 2012