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.

NSW coal exports continue to grow

NSW coal exports continue to grow

June 10, 2015

NSW coal exports continue to grow Coal remains NSW’s number one export commodity, with new data showing that coal exports continue to grow, defying predictions from some that demand for NSW coal is falling.

OPINION: Why are they paid to protest?

OPINION: Why are they paid to protest?

June 05, 2015

Taxpayers rightly expect that the hard-earned dollars they pay to government are used for the benefit of society.

Positive step forward for Yancoal’s Stratford coal mine and Alkane Resources’ Dubbo Zirconia project

Positive step forward for Yancoal’s Stratford coal mine and Alkane Resources’ Dubbo Zirconia project

June 03, 2015

Around 500 jobs could be created in the Upper Hunter thanks to Yancoal’s Stratford coal mine extension receiving approval by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).

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’.

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