The Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council (TMEC) fully endorses the very valid points which the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Warren Truss, has put to Parliament in support of the very necessary reforms required to increase productivity and efficiency to deliver an appropriate level of international competivity with regard to Coastal Shipping in Australia.
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"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.
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.
The Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council (TMEC) have urged politicians of all persuasions to urgently resolve the current impasse on the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
Joint Statement by Australian Aluminium Council Ltd, Business Council of Australia, Cement Industry Federation, Clean Energy Council, Energy Users Association of Australian and the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council.