Tag: local government

Mining & Resources

Program launch: Mining NSW

Mining is a major contributor to New South Wales’ economic and social independence.  The overall positive outlook for the NSW minerals industry is the product of prospective geology, well-developed infrastructure, low average operating costs, use of leading-edge exploration and mining technologies and the availability of a skilled workforce*. Statistics from NSW Mining show that in 2011/12,…

4 Jun 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Red tape cut for Queensland’s resources industry

The Newman government has claimed significant cuts to red tape in Queensland's resources sector will benefit both businesses and jobs. Deputy premier and state development minister Jeff Seeney said the government's Resources Cabinet Committee had made industry investment much easier. The changes include streamlining the environmental impact statement (EIS) process, which large projects must undergo…

1 Aug 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Regional Airports face unique challenges

Developing and implementing a strategic direction for regional airports often poses major challenges for local government operators. We had the chance to speak with Ben Hargreaves* about key aspects that need to be considered when it comes to regional airport development and how playing at the strength of regional communities can help formulating a vision…

8 Jul 2011, by test test