20th anniversary celebrations at Northparkes Mines

20th anniversary celebrations at Northparkes Mines

August 14, 2014

Northparkes Mines is this week celebrating twenty years of production.

Hunter Valley thermal coal demand ‘remains strong’

Hunter Valley thermal coal demand ‘remains strong’

August 12, 2014

Rio Tinto has told its shareholders demand for Hunter Valley thermal coal from its Asian customers remains strong, despite prices hitting a five year low.

85% of submissions on Mount Thorley Warkworth in Support

85% of submissions on Mount Thorley Warkworth in Support

August 12, 2014

The overwhelming number of positive submissions in support of Coal and Allied’s Mount Thorley Warkworth planning application reflects the strong level of support for mining in the Hunter.

Celebrating success at 2014 Hunter Business Awards

Celebrating success at 2014 Hunter Business Awards

August 07, 2014

Leading local businesses will be recognised at this week’s Hunter Business Awards in Newcastle.

Maules Creek reaches halfway construction point

Maules Creek reaches halfway construction point

August 06, 2014

It’s good news for local jobs and businesses in the state’s North West with the construction of Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek project reaching its halfway point.

NSW Government confirms importance of coal to NSW economy

NSW Government confirms importance of coal to NSW economy

August 06, 2014

The NSW Government’s strategic statement on coal, released today, recognises the importance of a strong coal mining sector to the NSW economy and provides clarity as to the government’s policy direction on coal mining.

Increase in production and demand for NSW coal continues

Increase in production and demand for NSW coal continues

August 05, 2014

Latest statistics on NSW coal output show that domestic production and export volumes to international markets grew steadily over the last 12 months, continuing the growth trends of recent years.

Steers moved to Grazing Study sites at Mount Arthur Coal

Steers moved to Grazing Study sites at Mount Arthur Coal

July 31, 2014

Cattle have been moved onto rehabilitated mine land near Muswellbrook in a new study that is investigating whether rehabilitated mine land can sustainably support productive cattle grazing in the Upper Hunter.

NSW Minerals Council welcomes new member China Molybdenum

NSW Minerals Council welcomes new member China Molybdenum

July 30, 2014

The NSW Minerals Council welcomes its new member China Molybdenum (CMOC), majority owner and manager of Northparkes Mines, a copper and gold mining operation located near Parkes in Central West NSW.

Thousands of miners hard at work while a handful protest

Thousands of miners hard at work while a handful protest

July 30, 2014

Today, while a handful of the usual protesters try to score political points in Sydney, tens of thousands of NSW miners are hard at work at mines across NSW, providing an essential service that keeps the lights on and generates significant economic activity for the state.

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