Coal industry continues detailed research on coal train impacts

Coal industry continues detailed research on coal train impacts

February 17, 2014

Hunter rail corridor users and operators have combined in the next step in the continuing efforts of the Hunter Valley coal industry to better understand coal train impacts through a new research project.

State’s leader visits one of the state’s leading mines

State’s leader visits one of the state’s leading mines

February 13, 2014

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has seen first hand why NSW miners are leading the way through innovation and education in a visit to Northparkes Mines in the state’s Central West.

Response to Doctors for the Environment

February 13, 2014

Most people in NSW understand the importance of mining to our economy, our way of life and the tens of thousands of jobs mining supports across our state.

Drayton miners take fight for jobs direct to Premier O'Farrell

Drayton miners take fight for jobs direct to Premier O'Farrell

February 11, 2014

At a public meeting in Maitland, mine workers from Anglo American's Drayton coal mine near Muswellbrook have directly asked the NSW Premier what he will do to help secure their jobs.

Mining votes matter in key electorate of Maitland

Mining votes matter in key electorate of Maitland

February 10, 2014

Today, the NSW Government is holding a Community Cabinet in Maitland - a mining electorate likely to be a key battleground in the state election next year.

Coal trains and air quality in Newcastle

Coal trains and air quality in Newcastle

February 10, 2014

The mining industry takes the issue of air quality seriously. Hunter coal miners are part of the Hunter community, raise families in the Hunter and breathe the same air as everyone else. We work closely with regulators and actively review all the available scientific evidence, which gives us confidence that air quality around the rail corridor is good and consistent with other parts of the region.

New air quality initiatives in the Lower Hunter welcome

New air quality initiatives in the Lower Hunter welcome

February 07, 2014

The NSW Government's moves to improve knowledge about air quality in Newcastle and the Lower Hunter is a welcome step forward and will strengthen the science-based discussion around air quality issues in the region.

Opinion: Planning reform needed to protect mining jobs

Opinion: Planning reform needed to protect mining jobs

February 04, 2014

2014 is shaping up to be another big year for NSW mining.

Opinion: Green extremists talk a lot with a glass jaw

Opinion: Green extremists talk a lot with a glass jaw

February 03, 2014

Green activists and extremists are happy to dish it out, but they sure can’t take it.

Record numbers nominate for annual NSW Women in Mining Awards

Record numbers nominate for annual NSW Women in Mining Awards

January 30, 2014

Entries are coming in fast for the NSW Women in Mining Awards, having already exceeded the number of nominations for the inaugural awards in 2012. Due to popular demand, we're extending the deadline for nominations to Thursday, 6 February.

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