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MINERALS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA Mining News
Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.
With resources accounting for more than half Australia’s total export earnings, it is clear that the minerals industry is important to economic prosperity.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is calling on the Australian Senate to set the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) legislation aside so that “fundamental flaws in its design can be addressed - aligning the CPRS with a US scheme, principally, and the outcome of December’s Copenhagen climate change talks on a global emissions protocol.”
A national audit carried out by research firm ACIL Tasman shows that there are significant gaps in Australia’s export infrastructure and some of the nation’s existing capital is in a state of disrepair, according to the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). To ensure Australia is equipped to come through the current economic malaise, new physical [...]
Brendan Pearson, acting Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) says that Australia’s national Budget “takes an important step towards reversing the imbalance between expenditure on short-term measures to boost consumption over long term capacity-building investment.” The Budget itself outlines investment of A$2 billion in carbon capture and storage over nine years; [...]
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has released a research report prepared by the National Institute of Labour Studies (NILS) of Flinders University on the Labour Force Outlook for the Australian Minerals Sector to 2020. MCA Director of Education and Training, Chris Fraser, said “the ‘super cycle’ of global demand for our products is expected [...]
The Minerals Council of Australia says the 2008-09 Budget “takes important steps in the right direction. The MCA commends the overall Budget strategy which introduces a longer term planning framework, focuses on the need to […]
The Minerals Council of Australia says the 2008-09 Budget “takes important steps in the right direction. The MCA commends the overall Budget strategy which introduces a longer term planning framework, focuses on the need to fight inflation by reining in government spending, delivers a strong surplus and tackles capacity constraints,” the Acting Chief Executive Mr [...]