A coal dust reduction program launched by the New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has cut down dust emissions by 22,000 tonnes, or 19 per cent, a year.
A mine worker has died following a truck accident at Rix’s Creek coal mine near Singleton, New South Wales last week.
Komatsu and GE have announced a ten-year partnership agreement to provide electrical remanufacturing services for mining equipment and vehicles. At Komatsu’s Welshpool facility in Perth, GE will apply expertise to the remanufacturing of wheel motors, alternators and grid blowers for Komatsu mining trucks through Komatsu Reman. Together with GE, Komatsu will improve its Reman build … Continue reading GE and Komatsu announce extended 10-year partnership
Wambo Coal has received a $60,000 fine following a blast mishap that sent an orange dust plume blowing towards Jerrys Plains in the NSW Hunter region in 2014.
Yancoal is cutting 45 jobs at its Duralie open cut mine near Gloucester, NSW, citing geological problems rather than a decline in coal prices as the the cause.
The Greens are calling on New South Wales to follow Victoria’s lead and ban fracking.
Efforts to combat the potential resurgence of black lung in NSW is one of the major focuses at NSW Minerals Council’s 2016 Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) conference.
According to new research over two thirds of people in NSW support the mining industry, while 89% of people surveyed said a strong mining industry is important for the state’s future.
There has been a jump in the number of industry scholarships offered in Wollongong as more students opt for the mining industry as their career choice.
Spending by the mining industry in NSW has taken a considerable blow, down almost 17 per cent, or $2.3 billion year on year.
The Sovereign Gold Company has announced confirmation of a continuous 384 metre long gold bearing structure near Armidale, NSW.
Bulga Coal’s mines rescue team has won the state finals for the second year in a row.
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.
NuCoal Resources have suffered another blow after their case against the Independent Commission Against Corruption was rejected by the Supreme Court.
NSW coal miners have missed out in an increase to the compensation scheme for the families of workers who are killed on the job.
Hunter Valley mine workers have made more claims about workplace bullying than any region in NSW, new figures show.
NSW state government will today reveal a draft planning amendment to remove a rule which stipulates the economic benefits of a proposed coal mine must be the principal consideration when assessing for approval.
The NSW 2015 State Budget has allocated $17 million to speed up the assessment of mining projects.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority has taken Peabody’s Wambo coal mine to court over a mine blast that allegedly affected nearby residents last year.
Barrick Gold has sold its Cowal gold mine to Evolution Mining for $US550 million.