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AMEC welcomes new Queensland Manager

Posted on 9/18/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration companies (AMEC) is pleased to announce a new state manager for Queensland, Ms Kate Dickson.

Mineral Exploration rises show industry serious about Greenfields exploration

Posted on 9/2/2019
The Australian Bureau of Statistics published the Mineral and Petroleum June 2019 Quarterly Statistics today (link here), total mineral exploration expenditure increased 5.2% ($31.3m) to $629.6m in the quarter.

WA Government Emissions Reduction Policy

Posted on 8/28/2019
Today’s State Government announcement aligns with Federal Government policy and Australia’s international treaty commitments, and commits Western Australia to an integrated, orderly, phased transition to a low carbon economy.

Nominations are open for the 2019 AMEC Awards

Posted on 8/27/2019
Each year the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) presents a number of prestigious industry awards to recognise the outstanding contributors to the mineral exploration and mining industry, and this year another award will be added.

WA Co-funded drilling program driving growth of Industry

Posted on 8/23/2019
The opening of Round 20 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme's (EIS) Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program by the Mines and Petroleum Minister Hon Bill Johnston MLA, has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Diggers and Dealers highlights renewed confidence in sector

Posted on 8/6/2019
The internationally renowned Diggers and Dealers kicked off yesterday in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, and the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies says that the strong commodity prices, along with increased mining and mineral exploration

Reduced red tape essential

Posted on 8/5/2019
Today’s announcement of a Productivity Commission review to streamline resources regulation is an acknowledgement that the regulatory burden in Australia continues to grow.

Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive Credit over-subscribed

Posted on 7/5/2019
The latest round of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) round has been over-subscribed, with 43 successful companies applying for the $30m of available credits for the 2019/20 year.

Queensland’s future depends on resources

Posted on 6/11/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration companies says the release of the 2019-20 Queensland State Budget has once again highlighted how dependent the state is on a strong and healthy resources sector with royalties the largest driver of growth in

SA getting serious about kick starting mineral exploration

Posted on 6/4/2019
Today, Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining announced the Accelerated Discovery Fund providing $10million over three years to promote mineral exploration in South Australia.