NSW Mining addressing skills shortages in the industry

NSW Mining addressing skills shortages in the industry

June 02, 2014

The NSW Minerals Council has partnered with the NSW Government and training organisations on a project to improve training outcomes for those seeking to qualify for key roles in the mining sector.

Opinion: Greens too quick to write off coal industry

Opinion: Greens too quick to write off coal industry

May 30, 2014

Last week, Greens senator Lee Rhiannon sought to write the Hunter coal industry's obituary (Herald, 23/5). It was wishful thinking from the senator, although not surprising, considering she has been on the public record calling for the phasing out of the coal industry within 10 years, despite all the economic and social dislocation this would bring.

Hundreds of fans choosing their greatest ever World Class Knights team

Hundreds of fans choosing their greatest ever World Class Knights team

May 30, 2014

More than 500 footy fans and miners have already chosen their greatest Newcastle Knights line-up ever as the countdown continues to the announcement of the first World Class Knights.

Mining towns feature in Newcastle Variety Bash

Mining towns feature in Newcastle Variety Bash

May 30, 2014

The NSW Mining team has joined more than 220 fundraisers bashing their way around regional NSW to raise over $650,000 for disadvantaged Children in the Newcastle region

2014 Exploration Forum Breaks Records

2014 Exploration Forum Breaks Records

May 29, 2014

Exploration is clearly a hot topic in NSW, confirmed by a record number of attendees at the NSW Minerals Council's annual Exploration Forum last week in Sydney.

Resources for Regions expansion a step in the right direction

Resources for Regions expansion a step in the right direction

May 27, 2014

“Today's announcement of the expansion of the Resources for Regions program to include Broken Hill, Cessnock and Maitland is a step in the right direction that will deliver a better deal for more NSW mining communities,” NSW Minerals Council CEO, Stephen Galilee, said.

New Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue community information website

New Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue community information website

May 26, 2014

A new Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue website will provide the community with access to more information and news on the progress of around 15 important projects currently underway to address some challenges of mining in the Upper Hunter.

Premier Officially opens Cadia East Gold Mine

Premier Officially opens Cadia East Gold Mine

May 22, 2014

This week the NSW Premier Mike Baird MP officially opened the Cadia East Gold Mine, located at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations, 25 kilometres from Orange in central western NSW.

Minerals Exploration Forum to focus on Community Engagement

Minerals Exploration Forum to focus on Community Engagement

May 21, 2014

A strong minerals exploration industry is essential for the future of the NSW economy. That’s the message over 140 explorers will hear today at the 2014 NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum Beyond the Rocks.

Minerals Taskforce to drive Economy and Employment in NSW Mining Industry

Minerals Taskforce to drive Economy and Employment in NSW Mining Industry

May 21, 2014

NSW Minister for Resources, Anthony Roberts, has appointed a new Taskforce charged with developing an Industry Action Plan to drive economic and employment growth in the mining sector.

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