New funding welcome but more needed for Upper Hunter mining communities

September 13, 2013

The NSW Minerals Council welcomes today’s announcement from the NSW Government of funding of over $21 million for Upper Hunter infrastructure projects.

The ‘stop everything’ agenda stopped by the voters

The ‘stop everything’ agenda stopped by the voters

September 12, 2013

Last Saturday’s election result delivered a clear verdict on the voters’ choice for a new government. It also delivered a clear message of rejection to candidates and parties seeking to gain political traction by running on a ‘stop everything’ agenda targeting mining and resources.

A new government and a new way on mining

September 08, 2013

The new federal Coalition Government is expected to deliver a new approach to mining issues and policies to strengthen the mining sector in NSW, according to NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee.

NSW Mining welcomes Coalition incentives for explorers

September 03, 2013

NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee has welcomed today’s commitment from the federal Coalition to introduce an Exploration Development Incentive targeted at small exploration companies.

Statement on Rail Corridor Community Study

August 23, 2013

The NSW Minerals Council understands that air quality is an important issue in the Hunter. Most miners and their families live in the communities near where they work. In the Hunter, mining is very much a community-based industry. Community concerns are our concerns too.

Voice for Mining Family Day draws season record crowd to Hunter Stadium

August 21, 2013

On Sunday August 18, two Hunter teams needed your support – the Newcastle Knights and NSW miners at Voice for Mining Family Day at Hunter Stadium.

Miners and their families raise their 'Voice for Mining'

August 18, 2013

Hunter Stadium was a sea of fluro today as more than 5000 miners and their families donned their high visibility gear and joined thousands of Newcastle Knights members and fans to become Voices for Mining at the home game between the Knights and the Storm.

Voice for Mining Family Day a chance to thank Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Voice for Mining Family Day a chance to thank Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

August 16, 2013

The amazing crew and staff of the NSW Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service will be thanked in front of a capacity crowd at the Voice for Mining Family Day rugby league match between the Newcastle Knights and Melbourne Storm this Sunday the 18th of August.

Findings of Greens-dominated air quality Senate committee predictably anti-mining

August 16, 2013

The Greens’-dominated Senate inquiry into air quality issues intended to deliver an anti-mining outcome well before the Inquiry began.

Strong Support for Mining in Upper Hunter region - Majority support for Mount Thorley-Warkworth mine extension

August 14, 2013

New research has confirmed strong support for mining in the Singleton/Muswellbrook region of the Upper Hunter, and majority local support for the Mount Thorley-Warkworth mine expansion.

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