Direct Mining Spending Boosts Newcastle and Hunter Economy

Direct Mining Spending Boosts Newcastle and Hunter Economy

February 28, 2017

Mining continues to make a significant economic contribution to Newcastle and the Hunter even during tough market conditions according to the NSW Minerals Council’s latest Expenditure Survey.

Mining delivers jobs and spending boost for New England region.

Mining delivers jobs and spending boost for New England region.

February 28, 2017

The New England region’s economy received a significant boost over the 2015-16 financial year with an increase in mining spending and jobs, according to the NSW Minerals Council’s latest Expenditure Survey.

2015/16 NSW Minerals Council Expenditure Survey

2015/16 NSW Minerals Council Expenditure Survey

February 28, 2017

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest Expenditure Survey has found that the 23 participating mining companies directly injected $10.8 billion into the NSW economy in 2015/16.

AEMO System Event Report Highlights Risk of Removing Coal Generation Capacity

AEMO System Event Report Highlights Risk of Removing Coal Generation Capacity

February 23, 2017

The AEMO report released today on events relating to high demand for power across NSW during the recent extreme heat conditions highlights the need for increased generation capacity and stable electricity supply in NSW, and the risks associated with removing any coal-fired generation capacity from the NSW and national energy grid.

Australia Institute report on mine rehabilitation is deeply flawed and poorly researched

Australia Institute report on mine rehabilitation is deeply flawed and poorly researched

February 22, 2017

A report from The Australia Institute examining mine rehabilitation by NSW mining companies has been heavily criticised as deeply flawed and poorly researched, with a number of inaccurate claims levelled against the mining industry.

Australia Institute claims on rehabilitation system in NSW

Australia Institute claims on rehabilitation system in NSW

February 16, 2017

The Australia Institute is well known for repeatedly issuing flimsy reports about mining that contain false claims, errors and flawed analysis, and their latest effort is no different.

OPINION: Stop Shafting State's Miners

OPINION: Stop Shafting State's Miners

February 10, 2017

Politics may be boring for some, but state politics in 2017 has so far been anything but boring. Straight out of the gate we have a new Premier and a new Cabinet.

Confirmed NSW case of mixed dust pneumoconiosis

Confirmed NSW case of mixed dust pneumoconiosis

February 03, 2017

The first new confirmed NSW case of mixed dust pneumoconiosis since the 1970s is a stark reminder of the need to ensure the NSW mining industry continues to take all possible steps to protect the health and safety of our mining workforce.

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