Minerals Council Of Australia
Lucy Carroll and Philip Ly It's been years since Mad Men-style drinking was tolerated on the job, but in workplaces across Australia there remains a wide variation in where, when and how much alcohol is allowed.
Tom Arup The Victorian government has quietly reclaimed a brown coal allocation in the Latrobe Valley.
Federal Labor MP Andrew Leigh says the government won't be supporting a race to the bottom on wages after a new report said the mining industry faces some of the highest labour costs in the world.
Lenore Taylor INCREASES in royalties charged by conservative state governments will cost many mining companies more in the short term than the minerals resource rent tax, the industry's peak body says.
Conservationists are fond of pointing out that if state governments had kept sole charge of environmental protection, there would be oil rigs over the Great Barrier Reef, a dam across the Franklin...
Tom Arup The forecast expansion of Australian coal mining and exports would be the world's second-largest contributor of new carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels if fully realised, research by...
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has warned the mining industry Australians want and deserve a share of the nation's resources boom and reminded its leaders they don't "own" the minerals in ground.
Mark Baker, Canberra PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has bluntly warned the mining industry that mineral resources belong to all Australians and Labor is determined to spread the benefits of the boom to working people.
Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard has left Australia's mining bosses with no doubt her government will not be backing away from the controversial minerals resource rent tax, due to kick in from July.
Phillip Coorey THE mining sector has slammed a trade union campaign railing against the use of temporary skilled migration as racist and nonsensical.
Katharine Murphy Resources giants to begin new ad campaign in support of a Gillard government policy.
Colin Brinsden The federal government budget risks falling into a heap if Fortescue Metals Group is successful in its High Court challenge against Labor's mining tax, according to the opposition.
David Wroe The consumer watchdog has taken on some of the nation's most powerful business bodies over their claims that power prices would rise by up to 20 per cent in the next year because of the carbon tax.
Scott Hannaford The mining boom may be pouring billions into the Australian economy, but it appears to be leaving women behind.
Scott Hannaford The challenges of trying to juggle fly in, fly out work, young families and remote locations with little childcare are among the factors giving mining the unenviable tag of the worst sector in the...
Georgina Robinson The notorious battlefield that is Olympic-year advertising last night threatened to ensnare the golden girl of Australian track cycling, Anna Meares.
Phillip Coorey PRESSURE is building on the Gillard government to release the figures supplied to it by the minerals giants that were used to underpin its mining tax revenue forecasts of $11.
Phillip Coorey THE Coalition has vowed to take back superannuation increases granted to workers as part of its promise to rescind the mining tax.
Phillip Coorey THE mining tax has escaped Julia Gillard's declaration that 2011 will be a year of decision and delivery with the government not confident the legislation will even pass the lower house before the...
Lenore Taylor THE secretary of the Department of Climate Change has accused industry groups of making unfair comparisons in their multi-million dollar television and print advertising campaign which describes...