Mining & Resources

Industry leaders out in force to oppose mining tax

Three heavyweights from Australia's mining sector recently joined forces to oppose a new tax - one that is apparently detrimental¬†to the industry and its companies - from coming into effect. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Business Council of Australia and the Minerals Council of Australia issued a joint statement on March 18,…

26 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