Mining industry tax take up to highest level in six years

Mining industry tax take up to highest level in six years

December 18, 2014

Concerns are growing that Australia could become a less attractive place to invest as the tax take from profits in the minerals industry grows to its highest level in six years.

Greg Sullivan joins NSW Minerals Council

Greg Sullivan joins NSW Minerals Council

December 18, 2014

Greg Sullivan has joined the NSW Minerals Council as our new Policy Director, looking after several areas including the Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue

Green light for new coal loading terminal at the Port of Newcastle

Green light for new coal loading terminal at the Port of Newcastle

December 16, 2014

Plans for a proposed new $5 billion new coal loading terminal at the Port of Newcastle have been approved by the NSW Government’s independent Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).

Third annual Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue meeting a huge success

Third annual Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue meeting a huge success

December 15, 2014

A community leader says there have been 'significant achievements' in the Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue.

Stefanie Loader elected Chair of the NSW Minerals Council

Stefanie Loader elected Chair of the NSW Minerals Council

December 11, 2014

CMOC-Northparkes Mines Managing Director Stefanie Loader has been elected as new Chair of the NSW Minerals Council, becoming the first woman to be hold the position.

Bengalla, Watermark projects discussed at Planning Assessment Commission hearings

Bengalla, Watermark projects discussed at Planning Assessment Commission hearings

December 11, 2014

The Planning Assessment Commission’s public hearing on Rio Tinto’s $690 million Bengalla Coal mine continuation project has been met with ‘considerable support’ from local businesses and the community.

More women ‘board ready’ in NSW mining and business

More women ‘board ready’ in NSW mining and business

December 11, 2014

Two high-performing women and leaders in mining and business in NSW have been recognised as part of a program to increase female participation on Australian boards.

Dartbrook could be sold

Dartbrook could be sold

December 10, 2014

Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani has today announced that the company is considering the sale of its Dartbrook coal mine in the Upper Hunter.

Economic development in focus at the annual Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue Workshop

Economic development in focus at the annual Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue Workshop

December 10, 2014

The need to continue investing in the economic development of the Upper Hunter region was one of the leading issues discussed at the recent Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue Workshop.

Anti-mining campaigners ‘loose with the truth’

Anti-mining campaigners ‘loose with the truth’

December 08, 2014

Australia is better off having been through the mining boom and opponents of mining are too simplistic in their views, according to former Federal Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson AM.

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