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Resources sector continues to grow


Quarry production exceeded sixty-three million tonnes of sand, rock and gravel in 2019-20 to deliver the material needed to build new homes, hospitals, schools and transport infrastructure.

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New regulations for the Onshore Conventional Gas sector


This week new regulations came into force to govern the Onshore Conventional Gas sector in Victoria.

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New mineral exploration licence applications open for comment


The public submission periods for four mineral exploration licence applications are opening following the recent North Central Victorian Goldfield Ground Release tender announcement.

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Gold production brings jobs boost to Wimmera


Victoria’s gold production is at levels not seen since 1906, supporting regional economies and local jobs.

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Media Statement


Earth Resources Regulation conducted an inspection of the tailings storage facility at Ballarat Gold Mine regarding water pooling on 1 November.

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Digging deep to support crops and construction


Exploration for a crystal-like mineral that can be used as a soil conditioner to improve crop yields, as well as make plaster or as a component of chalk could bring new opportunities to northwest Victoria.

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Regulator collaborates to improve emergency response


Earth Resources Regulation continues to work with emergency response agencies across the state is ensure the safety of Victorian communities and infrastructure

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