Chris Baker

Chris Baker, Straterra CEO

Rash of oil and mineral protests nationwide

Mon 8 Apr 13 19

Environmental protests against oil, gas and gold mining have broken out from one end of the country to the other in the last two days.

Straterra chief executive Chris Baker

Mining lobby dismisses claims of power grab in RMA reforms

Wed 6 Mar 13 3

Straterra says the government is right to try and improve the Resource Management Act, dismissing environmental groups' claims of a ministerial power grab as "rubbish".

Miners fear 'stifling over-regulation' after commission's report

Mon 5 Nov 12

The Pike River Royal Commission has done a good job but the country's small coal mining industry should not be over-regulated, a resources industry body says.

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