Making the future possible

Our new campaign, Making the Future Possible explains the current and future contribution of the mining sector to jobs, living standards and growth in the Australian economy.

New Generation Coal Technology

Why HELE coal-fired electricity generation is part of Australia's energy solution

Rush: Australia’s 21st Century Gold Industry

Our new publication tells the story of Australia’s world-leading gold industry and the ongoing contribution it makes to the nation’s economic and social wealth.

Australian Mine Rehabilitation

While mining projects bring significant community benefits to regional areas during their operation, mining is finite in nature and just one of many possible uses for the land over time. Responsible environmental management over the entire life of the mining operation is essential for successful rehabilitation.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

Australian Minerals Industry Research Scholarships 2017

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is offering scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctoral researchers to enhance their study experience with the Australian minerals industry.

ENGINEERS TAKE OUT TOP HONOURS AT FIRST VICTORIAN WOMEN IN RESOURCES AWARDS

A senior commercial manager, a mining engineer and a company that undertakes monthly gender pay gap analysis have taken out top honours at the first Victorian Women in Resources Awards last night.

AUSTRALIANS STRONGLY SUPPORT FREE TRADE

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes findings from the latest Lowy Institute Poll which show that Australians are strong supporters of free trade and engagement with the global economy.

WA LABOR CONFIRMS APPROVED URANIUM PROJECTS TO PROCEED

The Minerals Council of Australia Uranium Forum welcomes the WA Labor government’s confirmation in the parliament today that the four approved uranium projects will be allowed to proceed.

POSITIVE STEPS TO REDUCE ENERGY COSTS AND BOOST RELIABILITY

The Minerals Council of Australia strongly supports the Turnbull Government’s decision to ask the Australian Electricity Market Operator to investigate how best to ensure the continued supply of low-cost, dispatchable baseload power as older power stations retire over the next decade.

Securing energy, jobs and Australia’s export advantage

A new report makes the case that new baseload plant needs to be built in order to address an emerging gap in baseload generation, and the Latrobe Valley is good place to do it.