Minerals Council of Australia - Latest News and Events

IRON ORE: THE BIGGER PICTURE

Australia’s iron ore industry has capitalised on a decade of unprecedented volume and price growth to create a market position stronger after the commodities boom than it was before.  As a result, the industry is likely to contribute in excess of A$600 billion to the economy over the next decade, more than over the decade from 2005 to 2014.

WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE DECISION NOT TO LIST THE GREAT BARRIER REEF AS ‘IN DANGER’

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) welcomes the decision by the World Heritage Committee not to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in Danger’.

MTEC Key Performance Measures Report 2015

On 30 June 2015 the Minerals Tertiary Education Council (or MTEC) released its annual key performance measures report.

MINERALS SECTOR SUBSIDY FREE: PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION

In a report released today, the Productivity Commission (PC) has again concluded that the mining industry receives negligible assistance from the Federal Government.

RELEASE OF THE NORTHERN AUSTRALIA WHITE PAPER

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the release of the Government’s Northern Australia White Paper.

New MCA study supports China Australia Free Trade Agreement

The China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), to be formally signed today in Canberra, is a watershed achievement in Australia’s relationship with China.

SD15
7-9 Oct 2015 Fremantle WA

The annual Sustainable Development Conference is recognised as the leading minerals industry forum to discuss and debate sustainable development and its practical implementation.