The Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2018 has today announced the attendance of several Australian Government representatives, reaffirming the importance of the sector to the Australian economy.
A $1.6 billion floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project has been granted Major Project Status by the Australian Government.
Carpentaria Resources has received Major Project Status for its majority-owned Hawsons iron ore project near Broken Hill in New South Wales.
The Australian Government has released its latest quarterly report for the national resources and energy sector, the Resources and Energy Quarterly, which projects the Office of the Chief Economist’s outlook until 2022–23.
The Australian Government has unveiled a new taskforce aimed at helping ensure the longevity of the local mining industry, with focus on developing more jobs and global opportunities.
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has released its quarterly Resources and Energy report, detailing a rise in the value of Australian projects thanks to iron ore and LNG exports, as well as the tech metal boom.
The Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science remains steadfast in its forecast that the iron ore price will average below $US50 a tonne in 2019.
The Australian Government plans to revive greenfields exploration through a new scheme.
Australian Government-owned Clean Energy Finance Corp (CEFC) has emerged as a cornerstone investor in lithium aspirant Pilbara Minerals, which is developing the Pilgangoora project.
The Australia Government’s decision to dump the exploration development incentive (EDI) is a betrayal of the mineral exploration industry in the country, according to the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s $100 million exploring for the future program.
The industry body has expressed support for the Australian Government’s decision to review the petroleum tax system in the country.
The Federal Government has launched a review into Australia’s underperforming petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT).
The Australian Government has reached a $39.3 million dollar out of court settlement with the Chinese company responsible for the grounding of the Shen Neng 1 coal carrier off North Queensland.
Australia’s continued determination to dig up coal, while refusing to dig deep to tackle climate change, has put it increasingly at odds with world opinion.