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Mineral Council of Australia at Clermont Qld

Outdated workplace laws must change says industry

Workplace and environmental rules in the resources sector are so dated they are holding the industry back, a body representing major mining companies has warned. The mining industry believes it would...

Yeelirrie Uranium Project site

Mine approvals highlight confidence

Commodity prices might be low, but that is not stopping mining companies from preparing for the next radioactive resource boom and creating some 1500 jobs. After a thorough, lengthy and rigorous...

Australia exports four times more coal to Thailand

New figures show exports to Thailand are four times higher in April 2016 compared to April 2015. Australian coal exports to Thailand grew from 142,821 metric tonnes (mt) in April 2015 to 556,487 mt...

Budget 2016: ‘A blueprint for growth’

The following is a statement from Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Brendan Pearson regarding the Federal Budget.    The 2016 Federal Budget is a strong pro-growth budget. It...

Labor and Coalition agree on ChAFTA

Labor and the Coalition have reached an agreement on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement this week. The agreement follows the government’s offer to amend migration regulations to ensure...

Greens coal policy “destroying” jobs

The mining industry has rejected the Greens latest plan to deal with the “terminal decline” of the sector. Greens leader Dr Richard Di Natale released the plan on Tuesday, in response to...