Tuesday, November 8, 2022
During his tour of the Australian country, Lieutenant Governor Ruben Dusso, Minister of Mines in the State of Western Australia, Marcelo Mursa, visited the city of Perth, where he held meetings with state officials from the Mines Department. , Industry, Regulation and Security, represented by Richard Sellers, General Director, with his work team.
At this meeting, a presentation was made on various aspects of the administration and regulation of mining projects by the Australian authorities, based on central aspects such as concession conditions and the system of mining property ownership, royalties and taxes. this state; mining and environmental controls to be carried out by the enforcement authority; As well as exchange of experiences on current issues, such as pricing of lithium and rules and procedures on mine closures.
As a result of this meeting, future cooperation relations were established that open up the possibility of permanent exchanges with the province of Catamarca.
Visit Curtin University
In the same Australian city, the deputy governor of Catamarca and his team visited
Curtin University invited by the House of Higher Studies through the Australian Embassy in Argentina.
In this meeting they were able to learn about the various educational offers related to mining activity provided by the university as well as the services that this house provides to the mining industry, through presentations made by the academic leaders themselves. In connection with research on developments in the lithium value chain and possibilities of collaboration with Catamarca, through a training and postgraduate program linked to mining activity, projects for private sector and state professionals who regulate this practice.
Within this framework, necessary links have also been strengthened to continue working on the possibility that, through the provincial government or the National University of Catamarca, a collaboration and academic exchange program be developed.