Mining automation should imperil regional jobs: Canavan

REGIONAL mining jobs must be protected in the push towards automation and local communities should be part of mining companies’ development plans, according to federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan.

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Federal Minister for Resources Matt Canavan.

While Australia is a world leader in developing new mining technologies, it must be prepared for unforeseen consequences that the new technology will bring, he told a National Press Club