Northern australia’s leading mining industry conference from exploration & resources development to operation, markets & logistics mining the territory is northern australia’s leading mining conference held annually in darwin as a part of nt resources week. As to commonwealth jurisdiction over the territories, the constitutional limitations regarding mining operations conducted within the states have no application in the northern territory, or other australian territories each of the states and territories has its own legislation regulating the exploration for and production of onshore minerals. The department of mines and energy (dme) nt has made moves to address the issue of identifying and rehabilitating legacy mines by establishing a mining remediation fund, introduced through parliament as part of the mining management amendment bill 2013 (mma.
The northern territory minister for mines and energy is responsible for approving exploration and mining under the northern territory laws the northern territory department of mines and energy is responsible for administering the laws and enforcing breaches. The minerals council of australia remains optimistic about the growth of the mining industry in the northern territory, despite just six mines remaining in operation audio player failed to load.
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Mining in the northern territory accounts for 164% of the gross domestic product, inclusive of both the minerals at petroleum industries in 2015, it was valued at a$3,436 million it accounts for 43% of the northern territory workforce 63 businesses are currently engaged in the sector.
Mining in the northern territory accounts for 164% of the gross domestic product, inclusive of both the minerals at petroleum industries in 2015, it was valued at a$3,436 million in 2015, it was valued at a$3,436 million. Administrative decisions relating to mining are vested in the applicable mining department of the state or territory or the warden, which is an office established under the mining legislation in most states and the northern territory that has a judicial and an administrative function. What are the mining laws mining of minerals and extractive minerals (for example coal, uranium, sand, soil, gravel and rocks) is controlled by two main laws these are the northern territory mineral titles act and the northern territory mining management act.