Australia’s minerals industry will introduce the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining system to further improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social indicators.
The latest ‘Earth Resources Regulation Statistical Report’ confirms the growing contribution by Victoria’s mining and exploration sectors to jobs and support for more economically diverse regions.
The release of the ‘Code of Conduct for Mineral Explorers in the Northern Territory’ by the Minister for Mining and Industry will help mineral explorers and land managers work together for more jobs and greater prosperity for all Territorians.
A new report launched by the Minerals Council of Australia forecasts that Australia’s world-class iron ore will support growth, create jobs and sustain regional communities for many decades ahead of trading in a globally competitive market environment.
The Morrison government’s proposed amendments to the ‘Fair Work Act’ will help ensure that Australian mining keeps providing highly paid, highly skilled and secure jobs across Australia.
Australia’s resources sector is at the forefront of developing and deploying low emissions technologies which are central to Australian and global efforts to address climate change.
Australian Bureau of Statistics data on minerals exploration spending shows exploration in Victoria reached a record high of AUS$39.7 million in 2Q20.
The Minerals Council of Australia recognises the distress caused to the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura People by the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves and the effect on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the broader Australian community.
The Minerals Council of Australia is proud to have led Australia’s minerals industry from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in helping to keep workers, families and local communities safe.
The MCA Northern Territory Division has recently outlined how mining can help the Northern Territories’ economic recovery.