Kurt Gidley named ambassador for Voice for Mining round

Former Newcastle Knights captain Kurt Gidley has been named ambassador for the Voice for Mining round in 2021, a major community event that he says will stir emotions for the NRL squad and everyone connected to the industry.  

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Keeping the community safe and our economy moving

There is nothing more important than the health and safety of our mine workers, their families and mining communities. And that remains the industry’s top priority as we have all adapted to new ways of living and working during this global pandemic. 

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COVID-19 Industry Response

The NSW mining industry is implementing strict COVID-19 Protocols to help our mining workforce, mining families and mining communities to remain safe and healthy during this challenging time. 

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NSW Minerals Council sponsoring Newcastle Knights women’s team in 2021

The NSW mining industry is backing women’s sport and stepping up its support for the Newcastle Knights women’s team in the Tarsha Gale Cup rugby league competition in 2021.

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Latest ABS data confirms strong 2020 for minerals exploration in NSW

Exploration spending results released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirm a strong final quarter in 2020 and a very strong 2020 overall for NSW exploration activity.

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NSW now more attractive for mining investment - but more progress needed

The release of the Fraser Institute’s Annual Mining Survey shows that NSW has improved its ranking as an attractive jurisdiction for mining investment, however it’s clear more needs to be done as domestic and international competitors continue to outperform our state.

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NSW mining companies inject $14.9 billion into NSW economy in 2019-2020

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member company Expenditure Survey found the 27 participating mining companies directly injected $14.9 billion into the NSW economy in 2019-20, while supporting tens of thousands of jobs and generating billions in additional spending across NSW, particularly in regional communities.

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Good for Jobs. Good for NSW.

There are more than 40,000 people working in mining jobs across NSW. And there are thousands more working in businesses that supply our mines and benefit from mining too. In places like Campbeltown, Penrith, Castle Hill, Sutherland Shire and St Leonards in Sydney. 

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The history of Mining in NSW

Mining has been part of NSW for more than 200 years, providing jobs, independence and wealth. Coal mining in Australia began near Nobbys Head in Newcastle in the 1790s.

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News

01 April 2021

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Metals mining's contribution to NSW hits five year high

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31 March 2021

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Report shows billion dollar mining spend for Central West in 2019-20

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30 March 2021

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New three-year deal for mining to support Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

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Latest Events

03 May 2021

Exploration & Tenures Forum & Awards

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24 June 2021

NSW Women in Mining Awards

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Join the Voice for Mining network

Support a strong mining industry and the contribution of mining families across NSW

  • There are 40,000 people working in our mines. 
  • Our mines pay around 2 billion a year in royalties to the NSW Government to help fund nurses, teachers and police on our streets.
  • our mining families are the lifeblood of regional communities, working with farmers, teachers, tradies, people in manufacturing, services and other industries.
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Past Events

Voice For Mining Family Day

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NSW Women in Mining Awards Webinar

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