The NSW coal industry has lost another 225 jobs due to the global downturn in the price of coal.
The federal listing of 400 acres of critically endangered forest may threaten the approvals process for the Mt Thorley-Warkworth coal expansion project.
New research of community attitudes to mining across the Singleton Local Government Area shows the majority of participants support mining.
Coal rail haulage in the Hunter Valley is expected to resume this afternoon, thanks to maintenance works following the storms and flooding of last week.
Hunter Valley miners face another round of job cuts, this time 70 to go from the Mount Owen Coal Mine.
The Hunter Valley Coal Festival will kick off in Singleton this week with a presentation from Beaconsfield Mine survivor Brant Webb.
Hunter Valley Liberals visited Centennial Coal’s Myuna coal mine yesterday to fight against a Greens policy which plans to end coal mining.
The miner has today announced it is reducing its workforce at the Drayton coal mine as reserve levels dwindle.
Unemployment has jumped in the Hunter Valley, with new figures showing NSW coal production jobs have fallen below 20,000 for the first time since 2010.
An artist has spent time at both underground and open cut coal mines to inspire a new collection of paintings depicting the industry.
Anglo American has submitted plans to develop its Drayton South mine for the third time.
Yancoal’s Moolarben Coal Mine Stage 2 proposal was referred to the NSW Planning Assessment Commission last week.
Glencore and Peabody Energy have agreed to jointly manage the Wambo and United coal mines in the Hunter Valley, the first joint venture of its kind in the region.
Fear, anxiety and uncertainty: that’s how Drayton miners have described their feelings around the government’s decision to reject an expansion of their coal mine.
Anglo American wants the Premier of NSW to save 500 jobs and overturn PAC’s rejection of Drayton South mine.
There are calls for the planning framework in NSW to be overhauled following the rejection of Anglo’s Drayton South mine, which could cost 500 people their jobs.
The CFMEU said the rejection of Anglo’s Drayton South mine is a devastating blow for the Hunter Valley.
Anglo American says PAC’s rejection of the Drayton South mine comes as a “shattering blow” to the local community of Muswellbrook.
Anglo American’s Drayton South mine has been rejected by the Planning and Assessment Commission in order to protect the nearby Coolmore and Darley thoroughbred studs.
Approval has been granted for an extension to the Mt Arthur coal mine, along with changes to allow increased levels of blasting.