Statement on Rail Corridor Community Study

August 23, 2013

The NSW Minerals Council understands that air quality is an important issue in the Hunter. Most miners and their families live in the communities near where they work. In the Hunter, mining is very much a community-based industry. Community concerns are our concerns too.

Voice for Mining Family Day draws season record crowd to Hunter Stadium

August 21, 2013

On Sunday August 18, two Hunter teams needed your support – the Newcastle Knights and NSW miners at Voice for Mining Family Day at Hunter Stadium.

Miners and their families raise their 'Voice for Mining'

August 18, 2013

Hunter Stadium was a sea of fluro today as more than 5000 miners and their families donned their high visibility gear and joined thousands of Newcastle Knights members and fans to become Voices for Mining at the home game between the Knights and the Storm.

Voice for Mining Family Day a chance to thank Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Voice for Mining Family Day a chance to thank Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

August 16, 2013

The amazing crew and staff of the NSW Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service will be thanked in front of a capacity crowd at the Voice for Mining Family Day rugby league match between the Newcastle Knights and Melbourne Storm this Sunday the 18th of August.

Findings of Greens-dominated air quality Senate committee predictably anti-mining

August 16, 2013

The Greens’-dominated Senate inquiry into air quality issues intended to deliver an anti-mining outcome well before the Inquiry began.

Strong Support for Mining in Upper Hunter region - Majority support for Mount Thorley-Warkworth mine extension

August 14, 2013

New research has confirmed strong support for mining in the Singleton/Muswellbrook region of the Upper Hunter, and majority local support for the Mount Thorley-Warkworth mine expansion.

Proposed Mining SEPP changes not enough

Proposed Mining SEPP changes not enough

August 13, 2013

The NSW minerals industry supports the intent of the NSW Government’s proposed amendments to the Mining SEPP, but has called for further changes to ensure the intent of the revised SEPP is met.

Newcastle Knights and NSW Minerals Council launch 'Voice for Mining Family Day' home game

Newcastle Knights and NSW Minerals Council launch 'Voice for Mining Family Day' home game

August 11, 2013

The Newcastle Knights and the NSW Minerals Council are partnering in a major community event to help local miners and their families have their voices heard in support of the vital contribution coal mining makes to the Hunter region.

Election candidates take note: NSW voters support mining

August 04, 2013

Following the announcement of the Federal Election for September 7th, candidates from all political parties in NSW should be fully aware that voters in NSW support a strong mining industry.

Research shows mining jobs priority supported by community

August 02, 2013

NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee has welcomed new research confirming strong community support for making economic and jobs benefits a priority in the assessment of mining projects.

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