Coal & Allied’s MTW team hits the streets of Singleton to meet supporters

Coal & Allied’s MTW team hits the streets of Singleton to meet supporters

July 31, 2015

Coal & Allied’s Mount Thorley Warkworth team were meeting members of the local community at Gowrie Street Mall in Singleton over the weekend.

Hundreds gather to support mining in the Hunter

Hundreds gather to support mining in the Hunter

July 27, 2015

Hundreds of people gathered in Newcastle today in a positive display of support for mining and the benefits it brings to the Hunter, including regional jobs, and opportunities for small businesses.

Can you help Shape the Future of The Upper Hunter?

Can you help Shape the Future of The Upper Hunter?

July 22, 2015

We’re calling for applications to be considered for 3 community representative positions, as part of the Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue Joint Advisory Steering Committee.

New public information campaign to highlight importance of mining to NSW

New public information campaign to highlight importance of mining to NSW

July 20, 2015

Mining operations use just 0.1 per cent of land in NSW while providing jobs to tens of thousands of families, as well as billions of dollars in royalties to help fund roads, hospitals, schools and emergency services across the state.

Exaggerations and distortions on Watermark project must end

Exaggerations and distortions on Watermark project must end

July 15, 2015

Ridiculous exaggerations and distortions have dominated discussions over the Watermark mine. The community deserves the facts, and evidence on this important project rather than the irresponsible scaremongering being undertaken by some.

OPINION: Hunter coal mines drive state growth

OPINION: Hunter coal mines drive state growth

July 14, 2015

Jobs are the central pillar that underpins the economic, social and even environmental stability of regional communities throughout NSW, including the Hunter.

OPINION: Sydney pollies killing off coal jobs in Hunter

OPINION: Sydney pollies killing off coal jobs in Hunter

July 09, 2015

From the north shore of Sydney they can see the Sydney CBD for which they make the bulk of their decisions.

Hunter Miners dig deep for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Hunter Miners dig deep for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

July 09, 2015

Hunter locals Joe and Margaret Matthews broke records last week at the annual Black Coal ball, raising $37,000—almost double the normal fundraising tally—for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.

OPINION: Mining is a local industry and part of the community

OPINION: Mining is a local industry and part of the community

July 08, 2015

It’s true, the mining industry talks a lot about the jobs and the economic contribution the industry makes to the Hunter. This shouldn’t be too surprising considering around 12,000 local people are directly employed in mining in the region, with thousands of others in jobs supported by mining, from hospitality to health workers, mechanics to manufacturers.

Mining SEPP change will cost jobs and hurt regional NSW

Mining SEPP change will cost jobs and hurt regional NSW

July 07, 2015

The NSW Government's proposal to remove economic considerations from the assessment of important mining projects will cost jobs and hurt regional mining communities.

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