Mr Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to meet with the Committee today. The minerals sector welcomes the Paris agreement as an important step forward in securing a durable path to progressively lower global greenhouse gas emissions.
The minerals sector warmly welcomes the appointment of Ian Macfarlane as the Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, effective mid-November.
Only the green movement and their mouthpieces such as the Australia Institute (TAI) would be able to contend shutting down Australia’s second largest export industry would have limited economic impact.
The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the progress made by Cameco Australia, Vimy Resources and Toro Energy in moving their projects through the WA EPA environmental review process and achieving objective assessments of their uranium projects.