Premier Baird visits the Hunter: Mining supporters speak up on social media

Premier Baird visits the Hunter: Mining supporters speak up on social media

April 29, 2015

Premier Baird’s visit to the Hunter to meet local residents - including mine workers at Mount Thorley Warkworth and Drayton South - has been met with a positive response across NSW, particularly on social media.

Premier’s visit to Hunter mining communities welcome

Premier’s visit to Hunter mining communities welcome

April 28, 2015

As unemployment in the Hunter continues to rise, the NSW Premier’s visit to Hunter mining projects has been welcomed by the industry, as it will give Mr Baird a better understanding of the need to support job-generating projects in the region.

Wild weather aftermath: mines open but coal chain still affected

Wild weather aftermath: mines open but coal chain still affected

April 23, 2015

The impact of wild weather experienced across the state earlier this week, in particular across the Hunter region, is still being felt. However, export coal deliveries should be operating as normal by the end of today.

Mount Thorley Warkworth apprentice recognised for ‘outstanding’ contribution

Mount Thorley Warkworth apprentice recognised for ‘outstanding’ contribution

April 16, 2015

Rio Tinto Coal & Allied have reason to celebrate this week as one of its employees has been recognised as the most outstanding apprentice in Australia by national training provider SKILLED.

Millionaires and Billionaires campaign against working families of the Hunter

Millionaires and Billionaires campaign against working families of the Hunter

April 09, 2015

Demands for a 10km buffer zone from new mining projects in the Hunter ignore history, as well as the reality of successful co-existence that is occurring right now across the region and across NSW.

Opinion: Political truth behind Green smokescreen

Opinion: Political truth behind Green smokescreen

April 02, 2015

In the words of Public Enemy: “Don’t believe the hype!’’ There has been a lot of rhetoric from the Greens and their supporters as to their performance at the election on the weekend however it is, on the whole, unfounded.

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