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.

PAC verdict on MTW announced

PAC verdict on MTW announced

October 22, 2015

The Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) has announced this week that the Mount Thorley Warkworth continuation project can be approved subject to strict conditions.

OPINION: Demand for coal strong and set to increase

OPINION: Demand for coal strong and set to increase

October 20, 2015

New data released last week has confirmed the bright future for Hunter coal.

Demand for coal from SE Asia set to ‘triple in the next 25 years’

Demand for coal from SE Asia set to ‘triple in the next 25 years’

October 14, 2015

The outlook is strong for NSW coal, confirmed by a new International Energy Agency report predicting that South-east Asian coal demand is set to triple in the next 25 years.

Resources for Singleton: Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen officially opens town’s main street

Resources for Singleton: Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen officially opens town’s main street

October 13, 2015

Singleton has celebrated the official opening of its main thoroughfare, John Street. The street was reconstructed and revitalised this year, with the majority of its funding coming directly from the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions funding program.

Port Waratah Terminal 4 approval

Port Waratah Terminal 4 approval

October 02, 2015

The approval of the Port Waratah Terminal 4 project by the Planning Assessment Commission is a significant boost for the Hunter economy and for NSW, reflecting the strong global demand for NSW coal.

PAC gives green light to fourth coal terminal at Port of Newcastle

PAC gives green light to fourth coal terminal at Port of Newcastle

October 01, 2015

This week, the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) has approved Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) T4 project, a fourth coal terminal at the Port of Newcastle.

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