Keep WA iron ore mining strong

The facts about the WA iron industry and the commitment to the WA economy and communities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Coal - The hard facts.

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

2016 MCA Environment and Communities Workshop

The inaugural ‘2016 MCA Environment and Communities Workshop – Together for the Long Haul’ is a one-and-a-half day workshop designed to both inform and challenge practitioners’ thinking on a range of important issues facing the industry around land access and community engagement, tailings management and rehabilitation and closure.

#Untappedpotential

#Untappedpotential showcases the facts about the uranium industry and the benefits it can provide to the Australian community including the creation of hundreds of jobs.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

EFFECTIVE TAX RATE ON MINING HITS RECORD 54.3 PER CENT: NEW REPORT

The minerals industry faced an effective tax rate of 54.3 per cent in 2014-15, the highest burden for nearly a decade, new analysis by Deloitte Access Economics has found.

AUSTRALIAN MINERALS INDUSTRY RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) awarded three Australian Minerals Industry Research Scholarships in Adelaide on 1 December 2016. 

MINERALS DEVELOPMENT DELAYS COSTING REGIONAL VICTORIA

Much-needed new jobs and investment in regional Victoria are being delayed – or missed – by antiquated approvals processes and uncertainty together with the Victorian Government’s permanent ban on all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development.

Brendon Grylls tax will only reward anti-mining states such as Victoria

As published in the Australian Financial Review, November 30, 2016.

In recent days, we have seen two sharply different but equally damaging approaches to resources development in Australia.

PERMANENT UNCONVENTIONAL GAS BAN IN VICTORIA A REGRESSIVE STEP

The announcement by the Victorian Government that it will introduce legislation to permanently ban all onshore unconventional gas exploration and development, including hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) and coal seam gas is a regressive step for the nation, not just Victoria.