Making the future possible

Our new campaign, Making the Future Possible explains the current and future contribution of the mining sector to jobs, living standards and growth in the Australian economy.

New Generation Coal Technology

Why HELE coal-fired electricity generation is part of Australia's energy solution

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.

Minerals Council of Australia

Representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry

IEA CONFIRMS RELIANCE ON THE MINERALS SECTOR FOR MEETING FUTURE GLOBAL ENERGY NEEDS

In its 2017 World Energy Outlook’s New Policies Scenario – incorporating policies and measures already put in place by governments around the world, as well as their likely effects – the International Energy Agency has projected the sources of global electricity production in 2040.

FREE TRADE DEAL WITH PERU WILL BOOST AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY

The Australian Government’s speedy finalisation of a free trade agreement (FTA) with Peru will create significant new opportunities for Australian mining and mining services exports and investment in this key South American economy.

UNEP’S MIXED SIGNALS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Minerals Council of Australia’s Uranium Forum is surprised by reports that the UN Environment Program (UNEP) is blocking the nuclear industry from participating in an international forum on clean energy.

BIPARTISAN SUPPORT FOR TRADE WILL BOOST GROWTH PROSPECTS

The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the federal Opposition’s commitment to pursuing high-quality free trade agreements, including the long-term goal of an Asia-Pacific free trade area.

SUBMISSION ON TAX EXPENDITURES STATEMENT

The MCA has provided suggestions to Treasury’s review of the presentation and contents of the Tax Expenditures Statement (TES).

STRONG SIGNAL FOR AUSTRALIAN COAL DEMAND

The International Energy Agency’s Southeast Asia Energy Outlook report, released today, presents a positive outlook for Australian coal producers with expected increasing demand, particularly for thermal coal.