$1 million worth of mining equipment stolen

More than $1 million worth of mining equipment has been stolen from a storage facility in Rutherford, NSW.

Police said a company had relocated the equipment, including specialised tools and machinery, to a storage site at Rutherford.

Employees first reported a break in at the site last Friday, Newcastle Herald reported.

However since then the company has found more equipment missing over the last few nights, including several copper beryllium tools valued at $400,000 each.

The total value of equipment stolen has reached $1.3million.

Central Hunter police are investigating.

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