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MWC on Breakfast TV

In the wake of government announcements on lowering the barriers for mining, Minerals West Coast manager Patrick Phelps was invited to debate environmental activist Russel Norman on TVNZ’s Breakfast show. …

MWC on NewsTalk ZB

Minerals West Coast manager Patrick Phelps spoke with NewsTalk ZB’s drive host Heather DuPlessis-Allen about the government’s plan to cut barriers to mining. Full audio here: https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/heather-du-plessis-allan-drive/audio/patrick-phelps-minerals-west-coast-manager-on-minister-shane-jones-plan-to-cut-mining-barriers

Miner’s Monthly: May 2024

Reminder to not miss resources minister’s speech in Blackball on 23rd of May Minerals West Coast would like to remind its members that the government’s resources minister, Shane Jones, will …

NZ Herald Opinion Piece

The New Zealand Herald published an opinion piece by Minerals West Coast manager, Patrick Phelps. The article, entitled ‘Is Mining The Reason Australia Is Richer than New Zealand?’, is available …

Miner’s Monthly: April 2024

Minister for resources to deliver speech in Blackball The coalition government’s minister for resources, Shane Jones, will be coming to the West Coast next month to outline his vision for …

Fast-Track Approvals Bill

The 33 years since the Resource Management Act passed into law have correlated with suppressed growth of renewables and diminishing domestic fossil fuel production – this isn’t to say there …

Miner’s Monthly: February 2024

Gold discoveries worth billions of dollars make headlines in the Press January coverage in The Press covered the ongoing work of many large explorers and miners on the West Coast, …