Coal price doubling in three months could deliver $25b economic boost

Coal price doubling in three months could deliver $25b economic boost

October 11, 2016

The mining industry has reached an agreement with Japanese steel makers that prices for most Australian coking coal will jump 117 per cent in just three months. The agreement means most Australian coking coal will be sold for $US200 per tonne over the next three months, compared with $US81 per tonne in the March quarter.

OPINION: Greens policy 'reckless'

OPINION: Greens policy 'reckless'

October 11, 2016

Imagine if a political party announced there would be no more beef, wool or wine produced or exported from the Hunter or anywhere in NSW, by 2020. The NSW Greens have a policy to end an even bigger industry. Their policy is to abolish the coal industry in NSW within three years, despite the fact that national coal exports are worth $38 billion.

Newspoll: Less than half back bill for clean energy

Newspoll: Less than half back bill for clean energy

October 10, 2016

Forty-five per cent of Australians are prepared to pay extra to have more energy generated from renewable sources such as wind and solar, but the majority of those voters wants the cost to be less than $10 a month. In a special Newspoll conducted exclusively for The Australian also finds that 44 per cent do not want to pay any extra for renewable energy, while 11 per cent are undecided.

Mindset the key to managing risk

Mindset the key to managing risk

October 10, 2016

A leading mining executive, Matt Gill, Managing Director and CEO of White Rock Minerals has urged other industry leaders to be more in tune with staff behaviours in order to effectively manage risk in the workplace.

OPINION: Coal cuts would burn a $16 billion industry

OPINION: Coal cuts would burn a $16 billion industry

September 28, 2016

About 20,000 NSW coal workers and their families rely on mining for their livelihoods, and nearly 8000 local businesses supply mining operations with more than $7 billion in goods and services. The Greens want to end all this by 2020.

Global mining leaders to congregate for  Australia’s largest resources conference

Global mining leaders to congregate for Australia’s largest resources conference

September 14, 2016

The third International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne this year will unite the global mining industry in Australia. Addressing all aspects of mining from exploration to investment, production to optimisation through to technology, health and safety, future energy, policy and governance.

The Launch of Obesity Blueprint

The Launch of Obesity Blueprint

September 06, 2016

The Obesity Blueprint serves as an industry-wide framework for managing obesity. Providing a comprehensive approach to the prevention and management of obesity that will benefit employees, employers and the community as a whole.

OPINION: Positive Prospects for Hunter Coal

August 31, 2016

Stephen Galilee in the inaugural issue of Hunter Industry News

2016 HSEC Conference Awards announced

August 30, 2016

The 2016 Health, Safety, Environment and Community Awards have been announced

2016 Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference kicks off

2016 Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference kicks off

August 29, 2016

The 2016 HSEC Conference runs between 29-30 August

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