Tag: Red tape

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 Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

APPEA calls for fewer gas regulations

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has called for a more open and competitive natural gas market in the country. APPEA chief executive David Byers, commenting on the release of the federal government's Eastern Domestic Gas Market Study, said Australia has more than enough gas resources to support domestic and export needs for…

31 Jan 2014, by Test1 Test1

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 Test1 Test1