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AMEC pleased with reforms to cut red tape in QLD

Posted on 5/16/2019
The resource industry reforms announced today by Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham MP, have been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

AMEC President passes the torch

Posted on 5/5/2019
After ten years in the role, AMEC’s well known and widely respected President, Mr Will Robinson, has stepped down from the role, passing the torch to newly elected President, Mr Peter Bradford.

Brine Guideline Published

Posted on 5/2/2019
AMEC is pleased to advise that the development of the “Guidelines for the Resource and Reserve Estimation for Brines” is now complete and has been accepted by the Joint Ore Reserve Committee.

AMEC welcomes Federal Labor commitment to fund Exploring for the Future

Posted on 4/29/2019
Today’s announcement by Shadow Minister for Resources, the Hon Jason Clare MP, that if elected Federal Labor will commit $75 million to extend the funding to Exploring for the Future program has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Explorat

Infrastructure investments key to unlocking Australia’s mineral resources

Posted on 4/3/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) is pleased with the Federal Government’s plan to grow the Australian economy, however would have liked to see more targeted funding towards developing the minerals industry.

Expected export earnings show return of confidence to resources sector

Posted on 3/29/2019
Today’s Federal Government announcement of an expected record high earnings from exports comes as no surprise to the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Queensland Government must invest in new mineral exploration

Posted on 3/28/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) today released a pre-budget submission to the Queensland Government highlighting the critical need to invest in and increase mineral exploration in the state.

AMEC welcomes EPAs move to withdraw guidelines

Posted on 3/15/2019
The EPA announcement made yesterday to withdraw revised assessment guidelines on greenhouse gas emissions until there has been further consultation with industry and stakeholders has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companie

AMEC supports WA Government's response to EPA guidelines

Posted on 3/8/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) supports comments by the Premier of Western Australia, Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, explicitly rejecting the recommendations of the EPA around the proposed emissions guidelines.

Geoscience Report identifies Australia’s Critical Minerals research priorities

Posted on 3/7/2019
The Geoscience Australia’s report, Critical Minerals in Australia: A Review of Opportunities and Research Needs launched today by Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia has been praised by the Association of Minin