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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.

AMEC encouraging industry to take advantage of JMEI early

Posted on 5/23/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) is urging its members to get in early and take advantage of the applications soon to open for access to mineral exploration tax credits.

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.