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Minerals Sector Contributes Significantly to Wellbeing

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 4:27 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, has cautiously welcomed the government’s resource strategy. The strategy recognises the importance of minerals to society and shows a willingness to work with the sector to achieve ... More >>

Straterra welcomes Overseas Investment Act decision

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:08 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, has welcomed the Overseas Investment Act decision to approve OceanaGold’s application to purchase land adjacent to its Waihi mine. More >>

Anti-mining bias demonstrated in overseas decision

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 2:30 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, considers that the decision by the Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage to decline Oceana Gold’s application to purchase land adjacent to its Waihi mine under the Overseas Investment ... More >>

Blackwater Gold Mine Permit a Welcome Boost for West Coast

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:51 pm | Straterra

Blackwater Gold Mine Permit a Welcome Boost for West Coast Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, has welcomed the decision from government agency New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals to grant Tasman Mining a mining permit ... More >>

Productivity Commission Report Well Balanced

Friday, 27 April 2018, 2:16 pm | Straterra

Productivity Commission Report Well Balanced And Thoughtful Straterra, the industry association representing the New Zealand minerals sector, has welcomed the Productivity Commissions’ draft report on transitioning to a low emissions economy. “We will ... More >>

Coal is used for much more than just electricity generation

Monday, 23 April 2018, 6:05 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organization, has welcomed Energy Minister Megan Woods comment on TVNZ’s Q and A on Sunday that the government has no plans to end coal mining in New Zealand, particularly in light of government’s ... More >>

Waihi mining acquisition by OceanaGold good news for NZ

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:29 pm | Straterra

OceanaGold Corporation’s purchase of Newmont Waihi Gold’s operations strengthens New Zealand’s reputation as an environmentally-responsible gold producer, Straterra says. More >>

EEZ Act needs fixing after decline of application

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:14 pm | Straterra

The decline of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s marine consent application to mine rock phosphate from the ocean floor sends a strong negative signal to investors seeking to do business in New Zealand, Straterra says. More >>

Straterra reacts to EPA decision on ironsands application

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 10:38 am | Straterra

The declining of Trans Tasman Resources' marine consent application yesterday has come as a shock and a surprise, Straterra says. More >>

Straterra Minerals Briefing Paper Launch at Parliament

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:30 pm | Straterra

“Mining is vital to the way we live, and we believe it is time New Zealanders had the facts about how mining is integrated into their everyday lives,” announced Straterra CEO Chris Baker, at the launch of Straterra’s Minerals Briefing Paper ... More >>

Minerals Briefing Paper Launch at Parliament

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:21 pm | Straterra

PRESS STATEMENT FROM CHRIS BAKER, CEO STRATERRA “Mining is vital to the way we live, and we believe it is time New Zealanders had the facts about how mining is integrated into their everyday lives,” announced Straterra CEO Chris Baker, at ... More >>

The future of coal requires serious debate, not slogans

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 10:34 am | Straterra

This summer Straterra will be producing a number of opinion pieces covering aspects of the debate on minerals and mining in New Zealand. We do so to bring facts and evidence into this important debate for New Zealand. More >>

A dose of realism urgently needed on platinum tender

Monday, 30 September 2013, 2:10 pm | Straterra

The scaremongering around the Government’s South Island platinum prospecting and exploration tender is irresponsible and unhelpful, Straterra says. More >>

NZ more attractive for minerals investment with new report

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 9:48 am | Straterra

A new Government report will promote investment in, and better policies on minerals in New Zealand, Straterra says. More >>

Focus should be on conservation, not reclassifying land

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 5:15 pm | Straterra

Reclassifying stewardship land is unnecessary because the land is already protected for conservation, and conservation today reflects the values in the land, Straterra says. More >>

Straterra merges with NZ Minerals Industry Association

Monday, 1 July 2013, 2:18 pm | Straterra

Straterra, the industry group representing the New Zealand minerals sector, has formally merged with the New Zealand Minerals Industry Association (NZMIA). “This is a further important step toward consolidating the mineral industry sector into one voice, and ... More >>

Northland exploration a positive step to develop resources

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:14 pm | Straterra

Straterra, the representative body for the mining and minerals industry, welcomes the awarding of the Northland permits, taking New Zealand a step forward in developing our natural resources. More >>

New Zealanders Support Mining – Straterra

Friday, 7 June 2013, 3:44 pm | Straterra

Straterra has welcomed the results of a new opinion poll on extracting minerals in the Taranaki as a triumph for common sense Kiwis who understand the benefits that the minerals industry offers communities, regions and national New Zealand. More >>

Green Party Unlikely to Meet Resource Development Standard

Monday, 20 May 2013, 12:47 pm | Straterra

The Green Party’s proposed “Kiwi bid” against deep sea oil and gas drilling companies will fail because proposals are judged on whether they can explore and extract resources responsibly, Straterra says. More >>

Changes to help deliver health and safety

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 3:09 pm | Straterra

Minerals industry representative group, Straterra, and the minerals sector health and safety body, MINEX, are pleased to announce a positive rationalisation in the mineral sector to better deliver health and safety outcomes. More >>

 

 

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