Direct Mining Spending Boosts Broken Hill Economy

Direct Mining Spending Boosts Broken Hill Economy

February 19, 2019

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member company Expenditure Survey has found that the 28 participating mining companies directly injected $147 million into Broken Hill’s economy in 2017/18, supporting hundreds of local jobs and generating millions in additional spending across the region.

Direct Mining Spending Boosts Hunter Economy - Maitland

Direct Mining Spending Boosts Hunter Economy - Maitland

February 19, 2019

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member company Expenditure Survey has found that the 28 participating mining companies directly injected $4.3 billion into the Hunter economy in 2017/18, supporting thousands of jobs and generating millions in additional spending across the region, particularly in local mining communities.

Education

NSW mining makes an important contribution to our state and national economies, and it’s an exciting industry to be a part of. There are big opportunities in the industry across all professions, and we’re working to teach students about the variety of career options in mining.  
 
We have various initiatives to encourage students into the minerals industry. Information on potential careers can be found here.
 
Teachers can make coming come to life in the classroom through Oresome Resources, which provides free educational resources for school kids and teachers with lessons about minerals and energy. 
 
 

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