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Maximise Victoria`s Natural Resource Potential

Posted on 10/15/2018
AMEC is calling on the incoming Government to prioritise Victorian mining and mineral exploration regulation to maximise Victoria’s natural resource potential.

Resource Energy Quarterly identifies Australian battery mineral value chain opportunity

Posted on 10/11/2018
The September edition of the Commonwealth Government’s Chief Economist Office publication the Resource and Energy Quarterly has identified a once in a generation opportunity for Australia to further downstream value-add battery minerals.

Increase in Program of Works shows greenshoots returning

Posted on 10/11/2018
Today, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) announced a 40% increase in the number of Program of Works received by DMIRS in 2017 compared to 2016.

Government red tape hurts Australia's ranking in leading survey

Posted on 10/11/2018
Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory and Victoria fell in mineral investment attractiveness according to the Fraser Institute’s Annual Survey of Mining Companies for 2017 that was published today.

GST dilemma root of royalty pain

Posted on 10/11/2018
Today’s release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report on horizontal fiscal equalisation highlights that if the GST dilemma had been resolved we would not be having the gold royalty debate,

Exploration Incentive Scheme good news for industry

Posted on 10/11/2018
The Western Australian Government’s commitment to continue the exploration incentive scheme is good news for mineral exploration.

FBI battery research centre clears first hurdle

Posted on 10/9/2018
It was announced today that the application for the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) was one of six to be shortlisted for the next round, which is good news for the Australian mining sector.

Maximise Australia`s Natural Resource Potential

Posted on 10/5/2018
In the lead up to the next Federal election, the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has released a Policy Platform in order to Maximise Australia`s natural resource potential.

Federal Labor commits to energise Battery Minerals Industry

Posted on 10/5/2018
AMEC has welcomed the commitment from Federal Labor to ‘supercharge battery metal manufacturing’ in Australia. See joint media release here.

New AMEC Manager for New South Wales

Posted on 9/26/2018
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies is pleased to announce that Ms Lucy McClean will start on 1 October as the dedicated New South Wales Manager.