Decision “extraordinary” YORKE Peninsula Land Owners Group has described Rex Minerals’ decision to dissolve its advisory board and accept the resignation of founding director Steve Olsen as extraordinary. The group remains strongly opposed to Rex’s Hillside project. “The decision to … Continued
Draft mining policy finds support MORE than 45 Yorke Peninsula farmers voted a resounding ‘no’ to mining on prime agricultural land at a meeting in Arthurton on Thursday night last week. They had come to hear from Grain Producers SA … Continued
DISCUSSIONS… Agricultural Security and Priority Committee member Brenton Davey and ASAP subcommittee chair Max Wilksch at a meeting with farmers in Arthurton last week. MORE than 60 farmers attended a presentation about mining on farming land at Arthurton on Thursday … Continued
Yorke Peninsula Land Owners Group has renewed its call to the government to reconsider its support for Rex Minerals which owns the proposed copper-gold mine, Hillside, near Ardrossan.
YORKE PENINSULA LAND OWNERS GROUP FOUNDER OF REX MINERALS RESIGNS Yesterday was an eventful day for Rex Minerals Ltd. In an ASX/media release the company announced that its Advisory Board set up in August 2014 to explore options … Continued
Members of the Yorke Peninsula Land Owners Group said the release of findings from Rex Minerals’ extended feasibility last month has raised more issues and questions than answers.
A letter to the editor of the Yorke Peninsula Country Times 24/02/2015
Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths will raise the issue of farmland mining exemptions, particularly for Rex Minerals’ Hillside project, to Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis.
A submission by a YPLOG member to the Liberal Party’s Health and Social Issues Forum noted that “The government’s seemingly unquestioning support for mining at the expense of agriculture is having a major detrimental social and health impact on farmers … Continued
The Weatherill government is failing agriculture in South Australia, according to the state Liberal party.