32 Mining Projects in Planning Pipeline Can Drive Economic Recovery for NSW

New research has revealed that mining has the potential to significantly boost the NSW economic recovery with 32 mining projects currently at various stages in the NSW planning system.

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2020 NSW Women in Mining Award Winners celebrated in special online broadcast

NSW Minerals Council has announced the NSW Women in Mining Awards winners for 2020, in a special online live stream event.

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2020 NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards winners announced in special online broadcast

NSW Minerals Council has announced the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards winners in four categories for 2020, in a special online live-stream event.

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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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Welcome to the new NSW Mining website

Welcome to the new website for the NSW Minerals Council with a range of information about the work of our members, the benefits of our industry, and how to access our popular industry events.  

About NSW Minerals Council

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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Fix the NSW Planning System

The NSW planning system is broken and it's costing jobs and investment.

Read about our campaign to fix the NSW planning system to protect jobs support the NSW economy. 

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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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23 July 2020


32 Mining projects in planning pipeline can drive economic recovery for NSW

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25 June 2020


Knights and miners pay tribute to workers on COVID -19 front line

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24 June 2020


NSW Government Coal Strategy Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee

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Latest Events

31 December 2020

Coronavirus update

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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

NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards 2020

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NSW Women in Mining Awards 2020

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