Resources and Infrastructure
Tasmania has remarkable geological diversity and an abundance of rich and high-grade mineral deposits, with many untapped opportunities for exploration, extraction, and downstream mineral resource processing. Minerals currently extracted include copper, silver, gold, tin, lead, zinc, magnetite, and ultra-high purity silica flour. Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Nyrstar, China Minmetals, Jiangsu Shagang, and Vedanta are some international companies that have invested in Tasmania. Find out more about mining and mineral processing opportunities.
Highly functional infrastructure is a crucial driver to Tasmania’s economic competitiveness.
Tasmania offers an infrastructure that will support your business growth and guarantee the smooth operation of your business by providing:
- highly developed transport systems
- secure energy supply with our Basslink connection and natural gas pipeline to the Australian Energy Market
- large-scale irrigation projects and urban water and sewerage investments
- designated industrial areas located across Tasmania.