"Tasmania is one of the most highly, and diversely, mineralised areas in the world, supporting an active mining sector and providing real opportunities for developers to identify and progress new projects." So says Wayne Bould, the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council's CEO, in this informative article in The Examiner. Article republished with permission from The Examiner.
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Much of the shine has come off the mining industry in recent times, but there are still profits to be made, jobs to be generated and opportunities to be seized. Article republished with permission from The Examiner.
The agreement, which includes a 100% exemption for all Emissions Intense Trade Exposed (EITE) industries, including aluminium, will remove a regulatory cost burden to the smelter of $8-10 million per year.
Wayne Bould, CEO of the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council said Tasmania export around 3 million tonnes of magnetite iron ore.
Tasmania must drive real jobs and export growth from its huge freight equalisation windfall or run the risk of losing it, business identity Wayne Bould says.