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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.

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).