Sandfire Exploration

Exploration is a key component of our strategy as we look to materially increase reserves in the provinces we have chosen for their exploration potential.

Sandfire’s exploration strategy focuses on both near-mine and regional exploration targets, as we look to maximise the strategic value of our modern processing hubs and broader landholding in the highly prospective Iberian Pyrite Belt in Spain and Portugal, and the Kalahari Copper Belt in Botswana.

Regional Summary


Sandfire’s exploration initiatives target some of Australia’s premier exploration provinces. Current exploration activities are primarily focused in the Doolgunna-Bryah Basin region of Western Australia.

Botswana and Namibia

Sandfire holds a significant landholding that extends over most of the central and western portions of the Kalahari Copper Belt in Botswana.

The Kalahari Copper Belt is one of the world’s most exciting emerging copper producing regions, hosting both Sandfire’s Motheo Copper Mine and Khoemacau Copper Mining’s Khoemacau Project.

Sandfire’s Kalahari landholding is prospective for sedimentary-style copper deposits and includes several high-priority targets located in close proximity to the Motheo Copper Mine, as well as regional targets with confirmed copper mineralisation.

Spain and Portugal

Sandfire’s MATSA Operations are located in the highly prospective Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB) of Spain. The surrounding exploration package comprises almost 4,000km2 of granted or under application tenure, extending across Spain and Portugal. This premier land package offers Sandfire substantial long-term exploration upside and organic growth potential.

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About Sandfire

Sandfire Resources is one of the largest copper-focused companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

Where We Operate

Our operations extend across Australia, Botswana, Spain and the USA.


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