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New Executive Director, Minerals Council of Australia - Northern Territory Division

The Minerals Council of Australia has appointed Mr Peter Stewart as Executive Director of the Minerals Council of Australia ? Northern Territory Division. Mr Stewart brings a wealth of minerals industry experience to the position having most recently served as President (North America) of GMC Global and before that holding a range of positions with Burdekin River Resources, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Newmont and Normandy Mining Limited. He also spent three years as Director of Contracts and Procurement for the NT Government.
?Peter has been involved with the minerals industry for much of his working life and, with his experience in Government, will be an asset to the industry in the Territory as it continues to expand to meet the burgeoning global demand for Australia?s resources,? MCA Chief Executive Officer Mitch Hooke said.
Mr Stewart replaces Scott Perkins who joined the Northern Territory Resources Council in May 2008. The NTRC merged with the MCA last year.
Mr Bryan Quinn, General Manager of GEMCO and President of the MCA-NT Management Committee said Scott Perkins had done a great job advancing the interests of the industry.
?The industry greatly appreciates Scott?s efforts and determination to ensure that mining remains the backbone of the Territory?s economy. The Management Committee looks forward to working with Peter as the NT industry continues to expand,? Mr Quinn said.
Peter Stewart commences with the MCA NT on November 8.

2010 Victorian State Election Minerals Industry Policy Agenda

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is the peak industry association that represents the corporate minerals companies in Australia. The members of the MCA are engaged in mineral processing, mining, exploration, or the provision of services to the industry and account for more than 85 percent of mineral industry output in Australia. The MCA?s strategic objective is to advocate public policy and operational practice for a world-class industry that is safe, profitable, innovative, environmentally responsible and attuned to community needs and expectations.

Northgate Stawell Gold Mine Emergency Rescue Team wins Annual Underground Mine Rescue Competition

Victoria?s Northgate Stawell Gold Mine Emergency Rescue Team has narrowly defeated seven other teams from across the country to win the prestigious Annual Victorian Underground Mine Rescue Competition, proudly sponsored by WorkSafe Victoria.

Inquiry into Industry Skills Councils

Minerals Council Of Australia, Queensland Resources Council and South Australian Chamber Of Mines & Energy Submission to the Senate Education, Employment & Workplace Relations Committee on the inquiry into Industry Skills Councils.

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