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.
The NSW Government has cleared AGL of using banned chemicals in any of its fracture stimulation fluid or drilling process at the Waukivory CSG project.
Glencore’s open-cut coal mines in the Hunter Valley are slowly returning to production after being forced to shut due to severe storms earlier this week.
Two anti-mining activists faced Gunnedah Local Court on Monday after using cement to lock themselves inside the Whitehaven Coal Washery last year.
Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine is over 93 per cent complete, with the company already producing 1.1 million tonnes of coal at the project in the March quarter.
Two coal mining companies have lost High Court bids to have their exploration licences reinstated after they were found to be corrupt by an ICAC inquiry.
The Department of Planning and Environment says Peabody Energy can go ahead with the expansion of its Wambo coal mine.
A group of protesters have hit the coal mining industry front on with a nude protest at a remote NSW coal mine.
Wollongong Coal is cutting more jobs at its Russell Vale coal mine.
Consistent with its life of mining plan, Glencore’s West Wallsend coal mine will cease operations next year.
The Planning Assessment Commission has given Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth extension the green light sparking another battle between the miner and the small country town of Bulga.
A community forum looking at future opportunities for the Hunter region will be held in Singleton next week as part of the Hunter Coal Festival.
Around 1000 people gathered in Gunnedah at the weekend to protest against increased mining activity in the region.
The Hunter Valley Coal Festival will kick off in Singleton this week with a presentation from Beaconsfield Mine survivor Brant Webb.
Executives from BHP Billiton have visited Broken Hill to have talks with Mayor Wincen Cuy about the city’s National Heritage listing.
The Planning Assessment Commission has given Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth extension the green light.
Maules Creek community worker and horse trainer Ann-Marie Rasmussen is the latest activist to participate in a tree sit in protest of Whitehaven Coal’s new mine.
Yancoal said the continuing low cost of coal has led the company to post a full year loss of $353.5 million.