Red dirt, blue skies … pink trains?:Article courtesy of the West Australian, October 5th, 2018

by 5 October 2018

It’s quite a site — and not one hardened miners of WA’s rugged North West are used to.

Set against a red dirt background, Hancock Prospecting’s chairwoman Gina Rinehart and Dr Patricia Kailis AM OBE, of Kailis Pearls fame, yesterday christened Australia’s only pink locomotives at Roy Hill’s Port Hedland rail yard.

The two GE locomotives — named For Mothers and Women of the North — have been added to Roy Hill’s existing fleet of [...]

Rio Tinto, Hancock Prospecting launch fourth Hope Downs development:Article courtesy of Australian Mining, October 5th, 2018

by 5 October 2018

Joint venture partners Rio Tinto and Hancock Prospecting have opened the Baby Hope mine, a fourth Hope Downs operation that boasts the use of automation.

Hope Downs, in the Pilbara of Western Australia, is already comprised of three major open pit mines – Hope 1 North, Hope 1 South and Hope 4 – producing high-grade lump and fines products.

Baby Hope is around four kilometres south-west of the Hope Downs 1 South deposit, and immediately [...]

Email from ANDEV Co Chair, Imants Kins

by 28 August 2018

Dear ANDEV Colleagues

One of ANDEV’s founding members Ron Manners has sent me this article on Special Economic Zones. It is worth a read and there are links in the article to further interesting information.  Ron is Managing Director of Mannwest Group. He is also Emeritus Chairman of the Australian Mining Hall of Fame Ltd and a Fellow of both the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. His contributions to industry and Australia [...]

Cost of Regulation skyrockets

by 28 August 2018

The Australian economy, meaning the private sector has to overcome the dead weight of the big rock of government regulation every minute of every dy. The attached article in the Australian newspaper on Monday clearly documents this burden. This cost has skyrocketed especially in Queensland and Victoria.  In Victoria the cost is annually $28.6 B which is 45% of the States total general revenue! The total increase in the cost across all States and Federal [...]

Mrs. Gina Rinehart awarded the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award, 26th July 2018

by 27 July 2018

Mrs. Gina Rinehart was tonight awarded the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award at the 2018 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

The Champion of Entrepreneurship award is an award at both regional and national levels and is awarded to a leader with a long-term record of outstanding entrepreneurial achievement.

Being selected to receive this lifetime achievement award is a testament to the outstanding entrepreneurial success of the Champion over many years.

This year and in [...]

Three steps to reducing red tape for farmers

by 26 July 2018

Farm Online, Daniel Wild, Research Fellow, Institute of Public Affairs

12 Apr 2018

Red tape is destroying farming communities, yet the best the Turnbull government can do is launch another review.

At end of March, the government announced it would undertake a review into the red tape imposed on farmers by federal environmental regulation.

But this review, like most others, will end up providing a massive pay day for the bureaucrats who run it, only [...]

Opinion: A ballooning public service has the perks but no job satisfaction

by 11 July 2018

Allison Adani*, The Sunday Mail (Qld) July 7, 2018 10

CAMPBELL Newman made a fatal error when he sacked 14,000 Queensland public servants.

It really should’ve been at least five times that number.

His bold attempt to save the Queensland taxpayers billions and to sharpen frontline government services by eliminating a quagmire of unnecessary red tape in middle management failed miserably.

But never fear. Many of those clowns are now back at the public circus [...]

Freedom for the north is the key to Australia’s future prosperity

by 3 July 2018

2nd July, 2018, By 

For a country which has benefited immensely from the liberal international order and modern economic development, Australia has done remarkably little to facilitate the development of some of its own territory.

Northern Australia – usually defined as everything above the Tropic of Capricorn – has always been the poor relation of the more densely-populated areas of New South Wales, Victoria, and southern Queensland.

Although it [...]

Australian Resources & Investment – Historic 55 million tonnes per annum Sail Out

by 19 June 2018

Feature article in Australian Resources Investment

Speech to Vision Australia’s Black & White Committee Luncheon

by 8 June 2018

Video address by Mrs Gina Rinehart to Vision Australia’s The Black & White Committee’s Women of Achievement Luncheon on Tuesday 5 June 2018 in Sydney.

National Agriculture Day will be celebrated with a Gala dinner on November 21st in Sydney CBD, further details to follow.

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