In the midst of what was a lively week in the nation’s capital, the Minerals Council of Australia has hosted its National Minerals Week.
Over the past 12 months mining has weathered a changing of the guard with Rio, Anglo American, and BHP Billiton among those receiving new bosses to steer the companies through challenging times.
The world’s biggest mining company says Australia’s coal industry is being ‘smashed’ by an uncertain investment and policy environment.
Queensland’s mining sector is urging the Newman government to not raise taxes or charges in next week’s budget, claiming it will hurt the industry.
The federal government is expected to announce two tax changes that will affect the mining sector as it tries to plug a $12 billion hole is this year’s budget.
Mitch Hooke discusses his time as head of the MCA, and warns over future government policies on mining.
Minerals Council of Australia chief Mitch Hooke will step down at the end of this year after deciding not to renew his contract.
Mining industry groups have launched a new ad campaign arguing that the mining industry ”pays its fair share of tax”.
The demand for Australia’s resources will continue, but better policies are needed to stay competitive in the global market.
Labor backbencher Doug Cameron has called on the government to ignore the mining anti-tax campaign and increase the Mineral Resources Rent Tax.
Mining industry groups have launched a new campaign ahead of the mining tax to stop its expansion.