India partnership to boost Australian critical minerals sector

A new investment partnership with India is set to unlock mutual benefits for both countries from Australia’s world-leading critical minerals sector. Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said the government has allocated $5.8 million to the three-year Australia-India Critical Minerals Investment Partnership. “Australia and India are natural partners sharing mutual strategic and economic priorities […]

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China warns its mining companies to get permits before ‘blindly’ visiting Afghanistan for minerals

China’s embassy in Afghanistan warned its companies and citizens not to “blindly” visit the country to inspect mineral resources, after reports of foreigners being detained without exploration permits. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has “extremely strict” standards for issuing permits for prospecting for minerals, the embassy said, adding that companies and individuals that do […]

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Australia’s resources and energy export earnings continue to rise

Australia’s resources and energy exports continue to surge, latest trade data confirmed, despite the challenges of the past 12 months, Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt recently said, pointing to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ International Trade in Goods and Services data for October 2021. “These latest figures confirm again […]

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Coal mining assets worth Rs 28,747 crore to be monetised till FY25

The government has identified 160 coal mining assets worth an estimated at Rs 28,747 crore for monetisation over four years till FY25. “The Ministry has identified more than 160 projects for private-sector participation towards improving efficiency as well as scaling up production. The projects are expected to be implemented over the next 2-3 years,” according […]

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