Today’s official capital expenditure data underline the folly of the WA Nationals’ proposal for a new $7.2 billion tax on Australia’s major iron ore producers.
2015 was another challenging year economically for the minerals industry, and one that ushered in further political change and debate about Australia’s future prosperity.
On 30 June 2015 the Minerals Tertiary Education Council (or MTEC) released its annual key performance measures report.
2014 was a difficult year for the minerals sector. On the most important measure of performance – safety and health – the sector’s performance fell well short of expectations.