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Mining underpins NSW Budget

Posted on 6/19/2018
Over the four years to 2021-22, the mining sector will deliver a total of $7.4 billion royalties revenue to the New South Wales State Budget. This will contribute to an average budget surplus of $1.6 billion over the next four years.

AMEC Convention to build confidence in Australian exploration

Posted on 6/5/2018
The upcoming AMEC Convention 2018 will showcase the Australian mineral exploration and mining sector and promote Australia’s resources potential.

Investment encouraged in greenfield mineral exploration companies

Posted on 5/31/2018
Exploration companies undertaking greenfield mineral exploration in Australia will be able to apply to access to the Federal Government`s Junior Mineral Exploration Incentive (JMEI) from 9am AEST 1 June 2018.

42 opportunities for a future mine funded in Round 17 of the EIS

Posted on 5/29/2018
The Government announced Round 17 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS), with $5.2million invested in 42 projects through the co-funded drilling program.

Government shows leadership to take advantage of opportunity

Posted on 5/24/2018
The Western Australian State Government has launched a Taskforce to develop a Lithium and Energy Materials Strategy in consultation with an industry stakeholder reference group. The Taskforce will report in November with recommendations of how Weste

A path forward for the future of Australia’s battery minerals industry

Posted on 5/16/2018
Today the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies published The Path Forward: Supporting the development of a lithium and battery mineral industry in Australia” .

Resourcing the Territory funding needed

Posted on 5/16/2018
The Northern Territory Government announced a new $26 million Resourcing the Territory initiative that is a $2.2 million increase and four year extension of the Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration (CORE) program. The successful CORE prog

Mining Industry contributes to budget repair

Posted on 5/10/2018
Today’s Budget papers confirms that the mining industry and mining royalties are holding up the State Budget.

No surprises Budget

Posted on 5/9/2018
The Federal Budget was, on balance, a no surprises Budget for the mining and mineral exploration industry.

Grasping the lithium opportunity

Posted on 5/4/2018
This morning’s announcement of Western Australia Lithium’s decision to proceed with plans to build a new lithium refinery in Kwinana reinforces that Western Australia is the world leader in lithium.