Prime Minister Turnbull’s national leadership on energy policy

Prime Minister Turnbull’s national leadership on energy policy

February 01, 2017

The NSW Minerals Council has endorsed today’s comments on energy policy from Prime Minister Turnbull and welcomed his leadership in advocating new technology coal-fired power stations as an option for meeting Australia's future energy needs.

NSW Mining Welcomes New Minister for Resources and Minister for Energy & Utilities

NSW Mining Welcomes New Minister for Resources and Minister for Energy & Utilities

January 29, 2017

The NSW Minerals Council has congratulated The Hon Don Harwin MLC’s appointment as Minister for Resources and Minister for Energy & Utilities and looks forward to working with the Minister on the challenges facing the industry and the energy policy challenges facing NSW.

Port of Newcastle export figures show strong demand for NSW coal

Port of Newcastle export figures show strong demand for NSW coal

January 18, 2017

The 2016 Port of Newcastle export figures highlight the strong global demand for NSW coal, with a new monthly coal export record of 15.9 million tonnes achieved in December.

EPA Act Reforms 2017 - Draft Bill - Briefing Note

EPA Act Reforms 2017 - Draft Bill - Briefing Note

January 10, 2017

The NSW Government has released draft amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (1979) (EPA Act). There are both positives and negative impacts of the changes on the NSW mining industry. Read more here.

Minister Canavan congratulated for common sense call on  new technology coal power plants

Minister Canavan congratulated for common sense call on new technology coal power plants

January 06, 2017

The NSW Minerals Council has welcomed federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan's support for new technology coal-fired power stations as an option for meeting Australia's future energy needs, as outlined in The Australian newspaper today.

OPINION: Zero Emissions Target Is Just Stupid

OPINION: Zero Emissions Target Is Just Stupid

January 04, 2017

NSW government recently announced an “aspirational” target of net zero emissions for NSW by 2050. This target is far more ambitious than the current global commitments on climate change and would require radical action and cost billions.

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