The Mineral Council of Australia’s recently released ‘ESG: Change for the Better’ report demonstrates the minerals industry is not only a leader in environmental, social and governance performance practice.
The new AUS$1 billion low emissions technology commercialisation fund recently announced will help secure the long-term future of the state’s AUS$82.6 billion resources sector, the Queensland Resources Council has said.
The Minerals Council of Australia has confirmed the industry’s ambition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 in support of the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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.