The Australian Government has extended the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) by four years with an additional $100 million in funding.
Strategic Energy Resources (SER) has acquired three exploration licences from Newcrest Mining at the Isa North copper-gold project in northwest Queensland.
The Australian Government has now opened applications for its Future of Work Partnership with BHP to encourage mining skills development in regional areas.
The federal government has announced a 12-month extension to the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program, promising a 50 per cent wage subsidy for businesses who employ or recommence apprentices by September 30 2021.
The Australian Government has reinforced the role it expects the critical minerals sector to play in the country’s future in its third road map for the national manufacturing priority list.
The Australian Government has developed a strategy to give Australian workers the skills they need to meet future demand for jobs in the resources sector.
The Australian Government’s 2020-21 Budget is a win for the mining industry as it prioritises training and education, and research and development in manufacturing and supporting industries.
The Australian Government has invested $50 million in a carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) fund, a decision that is welcomed by Glencore.
The Australian Government is backing small and medium enterprises with a funding package worth more than $4.9 million for export hubs across the country.
The Australian parliament has passed the federal government’s $130 billion JobKeeper package designed to keep Australians in jobs.
The Federal Government has announced a $66 billion second stimulus package, extending the “safety net” for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Australian mining industry has provided more tax than all other industry averages, according to a KPMG survey.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced plans that promise to cut complex project approval time from years to months.
The Australian Government has released over 120,000 square kilometres of acreage to be explored by oil and gas companies.
Growth centre METS Ignited will provide $4 million in funding for collaborative projects that deliver innovation to the Australian mining and resources sector.
Gold Fields is set to make the Agnew gold mine in the northern Goldfields of Western Australia the first Australian mine to be powered by a wind, solar, battery and gas microgrid.
The launch of a new statement on how to harness Australia’s potential in the resources industry could mark an important shift for mining.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) stands behind the Federal Opposition’s national strategy to develop the country’s hydrogen sector, noting that “Australia is already leading the way”.
The Australian Government looks ready to play a part in helping the country capitalise on its potential as a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries.
The Australian mining industry has closed the pay discrepancy gap between genders, according to a federal government report.