Whitehaven Maules Creek project on target to create jobs, boost NSW economy

Whitehaven Maules Creek project on target to create jobs, boost NSW economy

October 30, 2014

NSW Minerals Council representatives visited Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine in the Gunnedah Basin in North Western NSW this week to see firsthand the progression that has been made in bringing the new mine online and into production next year.

OPINION: Plague of greenies consuming mining jobs

OPINION: Plague of greenies consuming mining jobs

October 29, 2014

In July last year I was asked to speak at a town meeting in ­regional NSW, where the local community was suffering from local mining job losses.

New campaign to stand up for Drayton miners and protect jobs

New campaign to stand up for Drayton miners and protect jobs

October 26, 2014

Miners and local businesses call on NSW Govt to act in new ad campaign

OPINION: It's time for the NSW Govt to find its spine

OPINION: It's time for the NSW Govt to find its spine

October 25, 2014

The NSW Govt must save 500 jobs at Drayton or visit the site and explain why their jobs are going.

NSW: The new state for business or a “state of crisis”?

NSW: The new state for business or a “state of crisis”?

October 25, 2014

Rio Tinto says it is increasingly concerned about the planning system and the risk existing jobs could be lost.

Over 20,000 jobs stuck in broken NSW planning system

Over 20,000 jobs stuck in broken NSW planning system

October 24, 2014

New analysis has revealed that at a time of rising unemployment in NSW, over 20,000 jobs in mining alone are at risk in the state’s broken planning system.

It’s not over yet as mine calls on NSW Premier to step in

It’s not over yet as mine calls on NSW Premier to step in

October 23, 2014

Anglo American is calling on the NSW Premier Mike Baird to urgently step in and save the jobs of 500 miners, following a decision to reject the mine from planning authorities that has devastated 500 mine workers, their families and the whole community.

Business leaders say govt needs to 'get real' about coal and the Hunter economy

Business leaders say govt needs to 'get real' about coal and the Hunter economy

October 22, 2014

Hunter Valley business leaders have labelled the NSW planning system 'onerous' and 'unreasonable' following the likely loss of at 500 local jobs in mining and the supply chain.

Mine management meeting with Drayton staff over future

Mine management meeting with Drayton staff over future

October 22, 2014

Senior management at Anglo American are today meeting with employees at the company's Drayton mine in the Hunter Valley who are now faced with the loss of their jobs following the rejection of the proposal for a mine extension.

NSW Government abandons hundreds of workers in regional NSW

NSW Government abandons hundreds of workers in regional NSW

October 21, 2014

“Today's PAC outcomes on the Drayton South and Coalpac projects are a brutal double-blow for working people in regional NSW, and suggests that the NSW Government is prepared to stand by and do nothing while hundreds lose their jobs,” NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee said today.

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