The planned large rail terminal and business park in the industrial area of Rutherford are currently under environmental investigations.
Rail freight in the Hunter Valley between Newcastle and Maitland remains shut down due to heavy flooding at Sandgate, impacting on coal transport in the region.
Rail lines have been closed between Newcastle and Maitland, leaving coal services on the Hunter Valley line temporarily suspended.
The Planning and Assessment Commission will today determine if Vale will be allowed to change its environmental conditions of consent for the Integra Mine Complex.
Mineworkers at Drayton South have protested against the knock-back of planning for an expansion to the Hunter Valley coal mine.
An expansion of Yancoal’s Ashton South East open cut coal mine will not go ahead after their appeal against environmental conditions was dismissed by the NSW Supreme Court.
The fate of the Ashton South East approval will be determined tomorrow in the NSW Supreme Court, although it is unclear whether Yancoal will proceed with the open cut coal mine if successful.
Austin Engineering has signed a joint venture with plant repair and maintenance company BK Plant Repairs and Maintenance.
Hunter Valley mine workers have made more claims about workplace bullying than any region in NSW, new figures show.
Reports have emerged that Glencore is in talks with Rio Tinto about the acquisition of a number of NSW coal assets.
Hundreds of people rallied in Newcastle yesterday to show their support for the region’s mining industry.
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.