Western Australia eases procedures to support mining industry during Covid-19

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Western Australia has unveiled new administrative procedures to support mining companies during the coronavirus pandemic.

The state’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) will accept electronic signatures on documents which are not required to be witnessed.

Furthermore, DMIRS will deliver other tenement-related documents via email where possible.

Western Australia Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston said: “The streamlining of these administrative procedures is another example of the McGowan Government and industry working together to identify opportunities to better support them during this challenging time.

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