The European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism has sparked concern over Australia’s exports and carbon emission regulation.
The mining industry has been a major driver in the growth of apprentice and trainee numbers in Australia, with the sector on track to put thousands more into work over the coming years.
Alice Springs is in the midst of a 72-hour lockdown until July 3 after a positive mine worker from the Tanami gold mine COVID cluster passed through the town’s airport.
South East Asian mining projects are an appealing investment to some ASX-listed companies that are looking to uncover low-cost developments in underexplored regions.
An historic free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and the United Kingdom will strengthen the UK’s investment in Australian commodities, while providing easier access for mining businesses to import and export equipment and services.
The quality of Australia’s thermal coal has significant advantages over other countries, including fewer carbon emissions, according to a Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) report.
Tesla chair Robyn Denholm has declared the company plans to spend more than $1 billion on Australia’s minerals supply to cater for growing electric vehicle (EV) demand.
Australia’s mining companies and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector have contributed 12.4 per cent of the Australian economy’s value, according to a report from Deloitte Access Economics.
The Victorian Government has provided $35.7 million in funding for the state’s resources sector to ramp up exploration approvals and attract further investment to the state, as part of its 2021/22 Budget.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has estimated that tax payments and royalties from the minerals sector reached $39.3 billion in 2019-20.
The Australian Government has announced a $190 million investment plan for northern Australia to grow business opportunities in the region, including critical minerals development.
Australia’s mining industry is being encouraged to diversify its export markets beyond key commodities such as iron ore and gold.
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 Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has urged mining companies to uphold the values of a new environmental initiative introduced this month.
Australia’s iron ore resource base is capable of sustaining production for at least six decades, according to the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
Australia’s resources industry has delivered revenue records for iron ore, gold and copper in 2020, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data.
Australian Parliament has passed the Native Title Legislation Amendment Act 2020, which allows a native title to impose conditions for land use agreements.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has found that 40 per cent of workers in the mining sector experienced sexual harassment in the past five years.
The Australian Government has proposed an industrial relations amendment to the Fair Work Act that will encourage businesses to create new jobs for a post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
Victoria Legislative Council Environment and Planning committee has flagged that it does not look likely for Victoria to change its stance on uranium mining.