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Co-funded drilling program critical for Industry

Posted on 2/22/2019
The announcement made today for the opening of Round 19 of the Exploration Incentive Scheme's (EIS) Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program by Mines and Petroleum Minister Hon Bill Johnston, has been welcomed by AMEC.

Mining investment must be protected in plan for more conservation parks

Posted on 2/20/2019
Today the Premier, Hon Mark McGowan MLA, announced that the WA Government would pursue a 20 percent increase in the State’s conservation estate, securing an additional 5 million hectares over 5 years. The plans overlap with existing exploration and m

Government National Resources Plan welcomed by AMEC

Posted on 2/14/2019
The Federal Government announcement of a National Resources Statement has been welcomed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC). The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and market

CRC announcement recognises Battery Opportunity

Posted on 2/13/2019
The Federal Government announcement to prioritise funding applications related to critical minerals projects has been well received by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

AMEC welcomes Labor’s Future Mines and Jobs plan announcement

Posted on 2/13/2019
The announcement of Labor’s Future Mines and Jobs plan highlighting the importance of discovering new mines across the country has been well received by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC)

Standards Australia announcement long overdue

Posted on 2/7/2019
The announcement made today by Standards Australia that the distribution agreement in respect of Australian Standards will be non-exclusive has been well received by AMEC.

AMEC pleased with NSW minerals strategy

Posted on 2/7/2019
Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) welcomes the release of the NSW Minerals Strategy as a great start to the New Year.

AMEC welcomes new NT Minister for Primary Industry and Resources

Posted on 1/31/2019
AMEC welcomes Hon Paul Kirby MLA appointed today as the new Minister for Primary Industry and Resources for the Northern Territory. “The Minister has assumed this portfolio at a crucial time, and certainly faces a challenge ahead,” said Warren Pearce

AMEC welcomes Battery Minerals strategy

Posted on 1/31/2019
The Western Australian Premier Hon Mark McGowan MLA has today launched a Future Battery Industry Strategy for Western Australia (link here). “Since January last year AMEC has been calling for a public strategy to guide the Government’s response to th

AMEC showcases Australia’s Battery minerals opportunities

Posted on 1/21/2019
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies today released a document detailing the opportunities for investment in battery minerals in Australia. “On behalf of its members, AMEC has drawn together a portfolio of companies to showcase the Aus