Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

FURTHER INVESTMENT IN NEW COAL EMISSION REDUCTION PROJECTS

The announcement today by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Matthew Canavan of more than $23 million into carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects highlights the work the coal industry is undertaking to reduce emissions.

COAL-FIRED ELECTRICITY MUST BE PART OF AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE ENERGY MIX

Today’s Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2016 Electricity Statement of Opportunities report expresses concern about the ongoing reliability of the national electricity market without coal-fired generation.

MINING IN THE NT: AN AGENDA FOR GROWTH

Today the Northern Territory Division of the Minerals Council of Australia is launching its Agenda for Growth document for the NT Mining Industry.  The document includes background on the industry and highlights the substantial economic benefits it has for all Territorians.

TECHNOLOGY-NEUTRAL APPROACH TO ELECTRICITY GENERATION IS THE ANSWER

Taking a technology-neutral approach to Australia’s future electricity generation would provide the best outcome in terms of ensuring a reliable electricity supply, avoiding large cost increases and achieving reductions in emissions.