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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The important role of men in increasing Gender Diversity at NSW mines

Men are playing an important role in increasing diversity and attracting and retaining women in the mining industry, including gender diversity advocate Tim Witney, a Production Manager at BHP, who won our Gender Diversity Award in 2019.

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16 May 2022

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Jobs and royalties boost as Aurelia Metals Peak copper mine extension is approved 

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07 April 2022

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Contribution of mining to Northwestern NSW remains strong in 2020-21

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07 April 2022

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Latest research finds record mining jobs for Northern NSW in 2020-21 

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06 April 2022

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Latest data finds record mining jobs for Far West NSW in 2020-21

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06 April 2022

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Latest data finds record mining jobs and spending in Central West in 2020-21 

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Latest data shows strong contribution of mining to Illawarra in 2020-21

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21 February 2022

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NSW coal exports and jobs remain strong during challenges of 2021

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09 February 2022

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Mining sector career focus in 3rd year of NSW Minerals Council and Regional Development Australia (RDA) partnership

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04 December 2021

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Declaration of Dendrobium Mine as State Significant Infrastructure

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29 November 2021

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NSW Government Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy

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