Mining & Resources

MRRT repeal legislation applauded by mining industry

The mining engineering industry has welcomed news that legislation to repeal the Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) has been published by the federal government. Released on Thursday (October 24), the document outlines the Coalition's plans to remove the tax from July 1 2014. The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) was among the first…

2 Nov 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Oil and gas groups prepare to make their case to new government

Liberal-National party leader Tony Abbott has secured his place as the next Prime Minister of Australia, and now that at least some political uncertainty has leveled off, oil and gas groups are ready to push their agenda. Members of several mining, oil and gas representative groups are currently making their way to the nation's capital…

16 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights