Latest data highlights mining’s record contribution to NSW economy

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.

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Power privatisations have made energy policy harder

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.

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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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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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Port of Newcastle Protest - Statement from CEO

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Mining Communities to Carry Unfair Burden of Budget Repair | Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee 

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NSW finalists win two major awards at Women in Resources National Awards

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Increase in NSW Coal Royalty Rates | Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee

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NSW coal mining supporting highest number of jobs in over a decade

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26 July 2023

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NSW Government consultation on coal cap and royalties

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29 June 2023

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2023 Health, Safety, Environment & Community Awards (HSEC) Finalists

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Hunter Bus Crash | Statement from NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee 

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Bowdens Silver Project Determination

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