Alan Jones anti-mining outburst sparks outpouring of support for the industry

Alan Jones anti-mining outburst sparks outpouring of support for the industry

May 20, 2015

Hundreds of members of the public have spoken out publicly in support of mining after insensitive comments from Alan Jones live on Sydney’s 2GB radio last week, claiming Mining is ‘not about Australia’.

1,300 jobs another step closer to being secured at Mount Thorley Warkworth

1,300 jobs another step closer to being secured at Mount Thorley Warkworth

May 18, 2015

The jobs of 1,300 Upper Hunter miners are another step closer to being secured following today’s recommendation by the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment that mining should be allowed to continue at Mount Thorley Warkworth, subject to stringent environmental conditions.

Opinion: Baird must honour commitment to smooth way for more jobs

Opinion: Baird must honour commitment to smooth way for more jobs

May 05, 2015

Speak to any business owner in the Hunter and they can tell you the region is going through a jobs crisis.

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