A new report forecasts huge growth in South Australia's resources sector over the next two decades despite the end of the China-backed mining boom which dominated last decade.

According to a new report by the Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA), despite endemic talk since last year of the mining boom’s demise, companies with an eye on the long-term still anticipate strong growth in South Australia’s resources sector over the next two decades, with 40 mining and infrastructure…