The NSW Minerals Council and the Newcastle Knights have signed a new agreement that will see the mining industry continue as a major sponsor of the NRLW premiers for two more years.
Bianca Newcombe, owner and principal metallurgist of Orange-based business OptiFroth Solutions, has been named the Exceptional Woman in NSW Mining for 2023.
The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member Expenditure Survey has found that in the last financial year the 27 participating NSW mining companies supported a record number of mining jobs and direct spending in NSW, helping the NSW economy out of the Covid-19 economic downturn.
The Federal Government is considering a tax on coal exports in response to high electricity prices. However, a new tax on coal exports is a bad idea that won’t work.
With the cost of living a key issue for voters, and a state election approaching, the NSW Government recently decided upon a sudden market intervention. A price cap was imposed on all coal sold to NSW power stations in an attempt to reduce power bills.
Our industry has changed a lot since Lyndsay started working in mining. In not just how we mine, but what we mine. Our high-quality, low-emissions coal is used for energy and to create steel. We’re also mining the metals of the future - like gold, copper, and zinc.
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.
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.
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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