Leard State Forest activists ignore the law and put lives at risk

Leard State Forest activists ignore the law and put lives at risk

March 31, 2014

Activists in the Leard State Forest are recklessly choosing to place themselves, site workers, and emergency services personnel at risk simply to make a political statement.

Opinion: Don't celebrate jobs figures just yet

Opinion: Don't celebrate jobs figures just yet

March 28, 2014

THERE was much backslapping and high-fiving in the NSW government last week as new ABS data showed our state had the lowest unemployment in the country. But could the political self-congratulations be premature?

Quarry Mining building on a 30 year partnership with the NSW mining industry

Quarry Mining building on a 30 year partnership with the NSW mining industry

March 27, 2014

A 30 year partnership with the NSW mining industry has generated huge opportunities for Kari Armitage’s family business, Quarry Mining, which is now one of Australia’s leading manufacturers of high quality drilling equipment.

Ravensworth job losses add to Hunter industry pain

Ravensworth job losses add to Hunter industry pain

March 27, 2014

Today’s announcement that Glencore will suspend production at its Ravensworth Underground Mine is the latest sad example of how the current challenges facing the mining industry are costing jobs in the NSW, with the Hunter bearing most of the burden.

New minister continues engagement with mining

New minister continues engagement with mining

March 21, 2014

New NSW Minister for Resources & Energy Anthony Roberts MP has met with miners at the coal face during a visit to Centennial Coal’s Mandalong Mine site.

New biodiversity offsetting process welcomed

New biodiversity offsetting process welcomed

March 20, 2014

The NSW Minerals Council has welcomed the NSW Government's announcement of a new policy approach to the biodiversity offsetting process for major projects.

Mt Thorley-Warkworth - 1300 local jobs must be protected

Mt Thorley-Warkworth - 1300 local jobs must be protected

March 20, 2014

The jobs of 1300 Hunter Valley mining workers will be safeguarded for the future through the extension of Rio Tinto Coal & Allied’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mining operation.

Mining communities receive critical infrastructure funding

Mining communities receive critical infrastructure funding

March 18, 2014

The NSW Minerals Council welcomes today’s announcement by the State Government to invest $75 million in critical local infrastructure projects in mining communities across NSW.

NSW Mining promoting industry action on mental health

NSW Mining promoting industry action on mental health

March 15, 2014

The NSW mining industry is getting on the front foot in addressing the challenges of mental health that affect the entire community.

Opinion: Safety is always the highest priority

Opinion: Safety is always the highest priority

March 14, 2014

In our industry safety is always the highest priority. Our goal is to achieve zero harm at every NSW mine site, through high level training and worlds best work practices.

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