Coalition wants to double mining revenue within a decade

Coalition wants to double mining revenue within a decade
Shane Jones wants to win hearts and minds in the debate over mining. (Image: NZME)
Ian Llewellyn
The government is proposing a raft of regulatory reforms intended to double export revenue from mining.This includes “clarifying” where mining can take place on Department of Conservation (DoC) land and developing a preferential development pathway for critical minerals.Resources minister Shane Jones launched a draft minerals strategy in Blackball on the West Coast on Thursday. The West Coast is the heart of the mining industry in this country and Blackball is considered by some to be the spiritual birthplace of the Labour party, of...

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