Mining direct spending worth $12.8 billion to NSW

Mining direct spending worth $12.8 billion to NSW

October 24, 2013

A new industry survey of 26 mining companies reveals direct spending of around $12.8 billion on wages, goods, services and community contributions in NSW over the 2012-13 financial year.

Mining Industry Action Plan needed to help NSW economy

October 24, 2013

The NSW Minerals Council has called for a Mining Industry Action Plan to be developed in 2014 as part of the NSW Government's Economic Development Framework.

Reducing “excessive and inefficient” red tape key to staying competitive

Reducing “excessive and inefficient” red tape key to staying competitive

October 24, 2013

Speaking at the 2013 NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Conference, economists and politicians alike have emphasised the need to reduce red tape to keep NSW coal exports cost competitive.

Streamlining mining approvals a welcome step forward

October 17, 2013

​The NSW Minerals Council has welcomed today’s announcement by the NSW Government to streamline the regulatory framework for NSW mining by cutting red tape on mining lease approvals.

Local miners support local environmental education

October 10, 2013

Students across the Orange region are pushing ahead with school projects like planting vegetable patches, saving water, and solar energy use thanks to ongoing support from a local mining company.

Resources for Regions funding welcomed

October 10, 2013

The NSW Minerals Council welcomed today’s announcement that the State Government will invest $41.9 million in practical, local, infrastructure projects in mining communities across NSW.

Hunter Valley Aboriginal students get an inside view of working in NSW mining

Hunter Valley Aboriginal students get an inside view of working in NSW mining

October 04, 2013

A group of Year 12 Aboriginal students from around the Hunter Valley and Central Coast recently had the unique opportunity to experience a careers in mining tour in the Upper Hunter Valley.

Implementation of NSW Strategic Regional Land Use Plans

October 03, 2013

The details of the implementation of the NSW Government’s Strategic Regional Land Use Plans announced today will impose significant additional requirements and conditions on many mining project proposals in NSW.

Mining Suppliers Awards Finalists highlight positive impact of mining across NSW

Mining Suppliers Awards Finalists highlight positive impact of mining across NSW

September 30, 2013

Businesses from around NSW are being recognised for their innovation and excellence in supporting the NSW mining sector, and selected as finalists in the 2013 NSW Mining Suppliers Awards.

Scientific study improves air quality knowledge

September 20, 2013

The release of the Upper Hunter Valley Particle Characterisation Study is a welcome addition to a fact-based discussion about air quality issues in the Upper Hunter, NSW Minerals Council Chief Executive Stephen Galilee said today.

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