Miners turn out in high vis to demonstrate their support for Warkworth extension

Miners turn out in high vis to demonstrate their support for Warkworth extension

December 20, 2013

There has been a strong show of support for the expansion of a Hunter Valley coal mine that will give a lifeline to 1300 workers and hundreds of companies that supply the mine.

State and Federal one stop shop agreement welcome

State and Federal one stop shop agreement welcome

December 20, 2013

“The collaborative arrangement signed today, between the NSW and the Federal Governments, to develop a one stop shop for environmental approvals will provide certainty for NSW mining companies and re-energize much needed investment in our state,” NSW Minerals Council CEO, Stephen Galilee said today.

Warkworth modification needed to protect jobs

Warkworth modification needed to protect jobs

December 19, 2013

The livelihoods of 1,300 Hunter mining workers and their families will be secured by the timely approval of Rio Tinto’s Warkworth mine modification.

Industry views the key to successful single assessment process for mining

Industry views the key to successful single assessment process for mining

December 19, 2013

We’ve called for greater consultation and other changes to increase the clarity, certainty and simplification of the proposed “One Stop Shop” for NSW and Commonwealth assessments.

NSW Freight and Ports Strategy supports key pillar of NSW economy

NSW Freight and Ports Strategy supports key pillar of NSW economy

December 18, 2013

The new NSW Freight and Ports Strategy recognises the need for government infrastructure investment to support increasing NSW mining output, the state’s largest export by value.

New group to offer women in mining more networking opportunities

New group to offer women in mining more networking opportunities

December 17, 2013

We’re pleased to announce that our NSW Women in Mining network (WIMIN NSW) is collaborating with the AusIMM’s WIMnet to launch a brand new group to give women in the industry more networking opportunities.

MYEFO message to NSW: get serious about project approvals

MYEFO message to NSW: get serious about project approvals

December 17, 2013

The strong message for the NSW Government out of today’s MYEFO report is that the mining approvals process in our state must be improved to generate economic activity and growth and avoid losing more NSW mining jobs.

Protestors put themselves and others at risk

Protestors put themselves and others at risk

December 16, 2013

Anti-mining activists have once again put themselves and others in danger, this time in a political stunt around Whitehaven’s Maules Creek construction site and Tarrawonga mine.

New report suggests need to maintain pipeline of mining employees

New report suggests need to maintain pipeline of mining employees

December 16, 2013

NSW could need as many as 1,800 new jobs in mining operations by 2018, accounting for around 10% of the jobs growth in our industry nationally over the next five years.

Women in Mining networking to find the keys to success

Women in Mining networking to find the keys to success

December 13, 2013

Taking risks, learning to compromise and a just little bit of luck are the three keys to career success, according to one of the NSW minerals industry's leading women.

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