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Victorian Government fails to listen to Industry risking future investment

Posted on 12/9/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has condemned the Victorian Government for ignoring recommendations to ease the blow of the incoming gold royalty for industry, and ensure the winnings stay in regional Victoria.

Mineral Exploration increases again this quarter

Posted on 12/2/2019
Today the Australian Bureau of Statistics published the September quarter 2019 mineral exploration figures showing another increase in exploration from the previous quarter.

Single environmental approval portal welcomed

Posted on 11/20/2019
The Federal Government’s commitment to collaborate with the Western Australian Government to deliver a single digital environmental approvals process and biodiversity database is a critically important initiative that will lead to streamlining and re

2019 AMEC Award Finalists announced

Posted on 11/13/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has announced the finalists for their prestigious industry awards at the upcoming AMEC Awards Dinner to be held on Thursday 5 December at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park.

Round 20 EIS projects announced

Posted on 11/11/2019
The Round 20 recipients of the Western Australian State Government’s Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) co-funded drilling program were announced today, with $4.9M allocated to 41 successful projects across a wide range of commodities and geographica

Environment Act review welcomed

Posted on 10/29/2019
The commencement of the 10-year statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act has been welcomed as timely by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Co-funded drilling program supports investment in NSW

Posted on 10/29/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) welcomed the third round of the NSW New Frontiers Co-operative drilling program and the Online Minerals Prospectus released by the Deputy Premier, The Hon. John Barilaro MP, today.

AMEC welcomes land release for exploration in Victoria

Posted on 10/29/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) welcomed the announcement made today by Minister for Resources, The Hon. Jaclyn Symes MP, to open the North Central Victorian Goldfields for exploration

More efficient environmental laws essential

Posted on 10/28/2019
Today’s announcement by the WA Government Minister Stephen Dawson of their plan to modernise the Environmental Protection Act, has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) as ‘essential to improving efficiency’.

Passage of South Australian Mining Amendments

Posted on 10/17/2019
The Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 has passed South Australian Parliament providing needed certainty for Industry.