The Whole Story

The Whole Story demonstrates the scale of the mining industry's investment across health and safety, environmental management, innovation in low emissions technology, Indigenous economic development and the provision of local services.

Coal. It’s an amazing thing.

Whichever way you look at it, this little black rock provides many benefits to our economy, wages, infrastructure and everyday lifestyle.

Realising Australia’s Uranium potential

Our new uranium report provides an economic analysis of the uranium industry contribution to the Australian economy, as well as its potential in the years ahead under various assumptions and scenarios.

The high cost of renewable energy subsidies

The report found that Australia’s renewable energy sector received subsidies (including the Renewable Energy Target, feed in tariffs and other green policy costs) worth $2.8 billion in 2013-14.

Coal - The hard facts.

Over the last decade, coal use has grown more strongly than any other energy source.

Iron Country: Unlocking the Pilbara

The vital importance of the iron ore industry to Australia’s modern prosperity is widely recognised. Less appreciated perhaps is the industry’s remarkable back-story.

Australian Mining Industry Annual Lecture

On September 9 2015, Professor Geoffrey Blainey gave the inaugural Australian Mining Industry Annual Lecture: Mining and the Australian People: The Long View.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

RETIREMENT OF WARREN TRUSS AND ANDREW ROBB

The Minerals Council of Australia recognises the outstanding contribution that Warren Truss and Andrew Robb have made to the national interest over four decades.

TPP WILL BRING BENEFITS TO ALL AUSTRALIANS

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) welcomes the signing today of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) as a significant reform that will assist in increasing economic growth and creating jobs.

SUBMISSION TO THE BOARD OF TAXATION: TAX TRANSPARENCY CODE CONSULTATION PAPER

The mining industry is subject to higher levels of tax transparency globally compared with most other industries and mining companies are recognised as leaders on tax transparency. Most industry tax transparency statements are made on a voluntary basis.

When it is hot, coal is still cool

Coal will remain the mainstay of our electricity generation and reducing our reliance on coal would have negative consequences on the reliability and cost of supply.

SUBMISSION TO THE HOUSE OF REPS STANDING COMMITTEE ON ECONOMICS: INQUIRY INTO TAX DEDUCTIBILITY

The MCA welcomes the Committee’s interest in options for reform of Australia’s taxation system. It is vitally important that options be considered as part of a comprehensive review, as is being undertaken by the Australian Government’s White Paper reform process.

WHAT SECURES VITAL SERVICES DURING OUR HOT SUMMER?  IT’S COAL.

As Australia sweltered this week with major cities recording temperatures in the mid 30’s and many towns around 40 degrees, the electricity network underpinned by reliable coal fired power generation provided the largest share of our energy requirements.

Submission on the Safe Work Australia discussion paper on chemical exposure standards

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), New South Wales Minerals Council (NSWMC) and the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) provided a joint submission to Safe Work Australia on its discussion paper on the role of chemical exposure standards in work health and safety laws.