Local community strongly supports Mount Thorley and Warkworth Operations

Local community strongly supports Mount Thorley and Warkworth Operations

July 02, 2015

The people of Singleton and the wider community have thrown their support behind the 1,300 workers and their families from Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley and Warkworth mining operations.

The final hurdle for 1300 workers at Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mine

The final hurdle for 1300 workers at Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mine

June 30, 2015

The Planning Assessment Commission is holding a public hearing in Singleton today and tomorrow, where it will reach its final decision on Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth (MTW) continuation project.

The Central West Mining & Extractive Environment Team MEET again in Mudgee

The Central West Mining & Extractive Environment Team MEET again in Mudgee

June 25, 2015

Persistent rain was not enough to dampen enthusiasm for a group of environment and community professionals from across the Central West who met last week in Mudgee as part of the annual Central West Mining & Extractive Environment Team (MEET) get together.

NSW Budget – First steps in fixing planning system, but mining communities miss out

NSW Budget – First steps in fixing planning system, but mining communities miss out

June 23, 2015

The NSW Government’s 2015-16 Budget has taken important steps to address the broken NSW planning system with a $17 million investment to halve the time it takes to assess state mining projects.

Minerals exploration key to getting NSW ‘back on track’

Minerals exploration key to getting NSW ‘back on track’

June 19, 2015

A strong minerals exploration sector is critical for mining to remain one of the key economic and employment drivers in NSW. That’s the message explorers and industry associates will hear today at the 2015 NSW Minerals Council’s ‘Beyond the Rocks’.

State Budget must restore confidence in NSW mining

State Budget must restore confidence in NSW mining

June 17, 2015

The NSW Budget must include measures to restore investor confidence in NSW, and ensure our State is well placed to respond to growing demand for minerals resources.

Majority in Singleton support jobs first and Mount Thorley Warkworth approval

Majority in Singleton support jobs first and Mount Thorley Warkworth approval

June 16, 2015

‘Jobs first’ is the clear message from the Singleton community to decision makers when it comes to major project proposals like mining, new research has revealed.

Demand for NSW coal strong as new markets emerge

Demand for NSW coal strong as new markets emerge

June 15, 2015

Demand for NSW coal remains strong and exports to key Asian markets have increased over the current financial year, strengthened by emerging international markets for our state’s coal.

Majority in Muswellbrook support jobs and Drayton South approval

Majority in Muswellbrook support jobs and Drayton South approval

June 12, 2015

Anglo-American’s Drayton South project should be approved and jobs should be the priority when assessing major projects according to the majority of respondents in a new survey of the Muswellbrook community.

Life through the lens of a miner

Life through the lens of a miner

June 11, 2015

It’s likely that the average person will never see firsthand the origins of the materials that power the modern world; the people and processes that happen so we can use our computers, switch on our lights and drive our cars.

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