Promising results for Upper Hunter Grazing Study

Promising results for Upper Hunter Grazing Study

December 02, 2015

The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s grazing study is now well into its second year, comparing whether rehabilitated mined land can support sustainable and profitable livestock grazing, as compared with grazing on unmined native pastures.

Dialogue Community Day encourages creative ideas for Mine Rehabilitation

Dialogue Community Day encourages creative ideas for Mine Rehabilitation

November 27, 2015

New—and some very imaginative— ideas for making use of mine voids were developed by community members at this week’s Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue (UHMD) Community Day in Muswellbrook.

MTW and Drayton South Projects

MTW and Drayton South Projects

November 27, 2015

Today is a bittersweet day for the mining communities of the Hunter.

Dialogue Community Day encourages creative ideas for Mine Rehabilitation

Dialogue Community Day encourages creative ideas for Mine Rehabilitation

November 27, 2015

New—and some very imaginative— ideas for making use of mine voids were developed by community members at this week’s Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue (UHMD) Community Day in Muswellbrook.

NSW Government Plan for the Future of the Hunter

NSW Government Plan for the Future of the Hunter

November 25, 2015

The New South Wales Minerals Council welcomes the release of the draft action plan for the future of the Hunter region. The Plan recognises the importance of the mining industry for the Hunter and the role mining plays in supporting Hunter communities, local jobs,and the region’s economy.

Newcastle Knights and NSW Mining Extend Partnership

Newcastle Knights and NSW Mining Extend Partnership

November 18, 2015

The Newcastle Knights and NSW Mining have agreed to extend their partnership, signing a three-year extension.

Government response to Minerals Industry Action Plan

Government response to Minerals Industry Action Plan

November 06, 2015

The NSW Government’s response to the Minerals Industry Action Plan prepared last year by the Minerals Industry Taskforce highlights some worthwhile initiatives.

Mainstream political leaders acknowledge advantages of Australian coal exports for global energy

Mainstream political leaders acknowledge advantages of Australian coal exports for global energy

October 28, 2015

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has this week come out strongly in support of the industry's future by stating that coal is a “very important part” and the “largest single part” of the global energy mix and will likely remain that way for years.

Northparkes Mines ERT wins Victorian Mines Rescue Competition

Northparkes Mines ERT wins Victorian Mines Rescue Competition

October 27, 2015

Last week, Northparkes Mines (Northparkes) Emergency Response Team won the 2015 Victorian Mines Rescue Competition for the second year in a row.

Mining Act amendments introduced

Mining Act amendments introduced

October 23, 2015

The NSW Government has introduced several Bills to Parliament that will amend the Mining Act. The Bills are likely to pass Parliament this week unamended.

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