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2019 AMEC Award Finalists announced

Posted on 11/13/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has announced the finalists for their prestigious industry awards at the upcoming AMEC Awards Dinner to be held on Thursday 5 December at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park.

Round 20 EIS projects announced

Posted on 11/11/2019
The Round 20 recipients of the Western Australian State Government’s Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) co-funded drilling program were announced today, with $4.9M allocated to 41 successful projects across a wide range of commodities and geographica

Environment Act review welcomed

Posted on 10/29/2019
The commencement of the 10-year statutory review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act has been welcomed as timely by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Co-funded drilling program supports investment in NSW

Posted on 10/29/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) welcomed the third round of the NSW New Frontiers Co-operative drilling program and the Online Minerals Prospectus released by the Deputy Premier, The Hon. John Barilaro MP, today.

AMEC welcomes land release for exploration in Victoria

Posted on 10/29/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) welcomed the announcement made today by Minister for Resources, The Hon. Jaclyn Symes MP, to open the North Central Victorian Goldfields for exploration

More efficient environmental laws essential

Posted on 10/28/2019
Today’s announcement by the WA Government Minister Stephen Dawson of their plan to modernise the Environmental Protection Act, has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) as ‘essential to improving efficiency’.

Passage of South Australian Mining Amendments

Posted on 10/17/2019
The Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 has passed South Australian Parliament providing needed certainty for Industry.

Legislative Council needs to pass the South Australian Mining Bill

Posted on 10/15/2019
The Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 will be considered in the South Australian Legislative Council this week. The Legislative Council must pass the Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 unchanged,” said Warren Pearce,

WA Government listens to lithium industry

Posted on 10/11/2019
Today the Western Australian State Government has listened to calls from Industry for a competitive lithium royalty rate.

AMEC welcomes new Queensland Manager

Posted on 9/18/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration companies (AMEC) is pleased to announce a new state manager for Queensland, Ms Kate Dickson.