National Mining and Related Industries Day Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart

by 26 November 2018

 

Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart

Patron and Founder of National Mining & Related Industries Day

Executive Chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group and Roy Hill

National Mining & Related Industries Day

Thursday 22 November 2018, Canberra

 Good evening His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC, Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove, distinguished guests, Members of Parliament, Tad Watroba our Co-Patron of National Mining and Related Industries Day, mining [...]

Northern Australia white paper ambitions stifled by red tape and lacking infrastructure

by 18 November 2018

Northern Australia white paper ambitions stifled by red tape and lacking infrastructure – ABC News

It was touted as the key to transforming the north into an “economic powerhouse” in its own right.

Key points: Development in northern Australia stifled by land access, policy uncertainty and a lack of capital investment Producers urge Federal Government to cut red tape to boost investment Government eager to work collaboratively with states, federal Agriculture Minister says [...]

National Agriculture and Related Industries Day Auction

by 17 November 2018

As part of National Agriculture and Related Industries Day on 21st November, we will be holding a live auction to raise funds for the drought relief appeal at our gala dinner in Sydney. Below are some of the items we will be auctioning off on the night, and we do cater for absentee bidders.

For further information, contact agday@hancockprospecting.com.au

We look forward to raising funds for the drought relief appeal and assisting our farmers.

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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 [...]