Tag: Minerals Council of Australia

Mining & Resources

China continues to play crucial role in Australia’s mining sector

China has always enjoyed a strong business relationship with Australia, particularly as the latter's mining industry rose to prominence. A recent analysis of Australian mineral exports to key Asian markets suggests this will continue to be the case. The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) released its latest export figures at the start of this month,…

11 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Productivity Commission report aims to slash mining red tape

The mining engineering sector in Australia is still struggling to cope with reams of red tape - but a new inquiry report from the Productivity Commission could encourage the government to promote and streamline resource exploration.Released on March 5, the Commission's latest inquiry report highlights the current roadblocks hindering exploration in Australia. It drew attention…

10 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

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