This is a summary of the major operating extractive and industrial mines/quarries in South Australia.

Also available, information on the major operating mines (for metallic minerals)

SiteCommodityCompanyLocationStatus
Bluff Road Quarry Quartzite, siltstone and dolomite SC Heinrich & Co Pty Ltd Hallett area, approximately 30 km northwest of Burra Mining lease granted, PEPR pending
Dry Creek Salt Field Salt (sodium chloride) Buckland Dry Creek Pty Ltd (BDC) Dry Creek area, approximately 6 km southwest of Salisbury Care and maintenance - holding pattern, evaporation ponds
Glenelg Dolomite Quarry

Dolomite

Graymont (NSW) Pty Ltd

Approximately 26.5 km southeast of Mount Gambier

Mining lease granted, PEPR pending

Glenshera Sand Mine Silica sand Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd Lanacoona Road, Mount Compass Operating
Golden Grove Extractive Industries Zone Sand, shale and clay

Hallett Brick Pty Ltd

Rocla Pty Ltd

CSR Building Products Ltd

Golden Grove Operating, open cut
Kanmantoo Bluestone Quarry Meta-siltstone Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd Kanmantoo area Operating, open cut
Kanmantoo Bluestone Extension public submission process

Linwood Quarry

Limestone Boral Resources (SA) Pty Ltd 15 km southwest of Adelaide CBD

Operating, open cut

Linwood Quarry Eastern Extension Project
Mining lease granted, PEPR pending

Nain Dolomite Deposit Dolomite Kara Resources Pty Ltd Approximately 3.3 km northwest of Greenock Open cut, awaiting submission of program for environment protection and rehabilitation
Penrice Mine Chemical grade limestone Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd Angaston Operating, open cut
Sellicks Hill Quarry Limestone and shale Southern Quarries Pty Ltd Sellicks Hill area Operating, open cut
White Rock Quarry Quartzite Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd 10 km east of Adelaide Operating, open cut