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Coal Activist Actions Lead To An Increase In Global Emissions

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 3:17 pm | Straterra

Activists blocking the Rotowaro coal mine near Huntly need a reality check, says Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation. “These actions are illegal, threaten jobs and, if taken to the conclusion they aim for, would lead ... More >>

Showcase Event For Minerals Sector Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns

Friday, 9 October 2020, 2:50 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, is disappointed to announce that the 2020 New Zealand Minerals Forum, the showcase event for the sector, is cancelled. The event, like most things in 2020, has been under a cloud ... More >>

Coal Activists’ Target Misplaced

Monday, 28 September 2020, 6:01 pm | Straterra

Activists blocking a Canterbury coal mine over a proposed expansion need a reality check, says Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation. The protest has been triggered by Bathurst Resources applying for resource consents from ... More >>

Minerals Sector Debunks False Information

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 2:46 pm | Straterra

Straterra, the industry association representing the New Zealand minerals and mining sector, has produced a Briefing Document: Mining in New Zealand – 2020 . The purpose of the document is to inform MPs and officials about mining. Included is background ... More >>

Gold Prospects Shining Through For New Zealand With Two New Developments

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 4:11 pm | Straterra

  Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, has welcomed two exciting, recently announced gold mining developments in different parts of the country. OceanaGold has been granted a mining permit allowing it to take further ... More >>

Waihi Gold Mine Investment A Boost Of Confidence At A Critical Time

Monday, 20 July 2020, 10:31 am | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, has welcomed Friday’s announcement from OceanaGold of a significant new investment in its Waihi operations. “This is excellent as it does come at a critical time in the current Covid-19 battered ... More >>

Green Party Energy Plan Will Damage NZ Economy

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 5:03 pm | Straterra

In putting together Clean Energy Plan , Green Party would do well to consider this observation – ‘I know exactly what to do, I just don’t know how to get re-elected once I’ve done it!’ according to New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, ... More >>

Mining’s Role In Restarting New Zealand

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 12:51 pm | Straterra

As New Zealand businesses ponder how the New Zealand economy can recover post-lockdown, different industries will assume new levels of importance in the challenging environment we face. The mining and extractive sector is one that will play a vital role in the ... More >>

Straterra Opposes Ideological Crack-down On Seismic Surveying

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 5:19 pm | Straterra

Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, is disappointed that tighter restrictions on seismic surveying and seabed mining have been included in the protections for dolphins announced by the government today. “It is important ... More >>

KiwiSaver Ban On Fossil Fuels Is A Dishonest Distraction

Monday, 2 March 2020, 11:30 am | Straterra

The decision to prevent KiwiSaver default funds from investing in fossil fuels is virtue-signaling hypocrisy and won’t have any impact on emissions according to New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organisation, Straterra. “We support moves ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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