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10% Interest To Be Sold in Bengalla

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has entered into respective agreements with New Hope Corporation Limited to sell its 10% interest in the Bengalla Joint Venture in New South Wales for A$215 million. The...

$1.2B Coal contract brings 300 jobs

A contract from BHP for mining services at the Mt Arthur Coal operation in the Hunter Valley, Australia has been awarded to Thiess. The contract is worth $1.2 billion and will last five years. The...

Heron Drilling Returns Significant Assay Results

Heron Resources Limited: update to the drilling program at its wholly owned Currawang prospect located 10 km NW from the Company’s Woodlawn Zinc-Copper Project in New South Wales, Australia. Heron’s...

NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator said...

The very last drop - Making the most of mine site water

Wollongong Coal fined $30,000 for water discharge

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Wollongong Coal $30,000 after the company’s Russel Vale coal mine discharged dirty water into Bellambi Gully last December. This fine is one...

Work-related fatalities at 20-year low in NSW

The latest data released by New South Wales’ workers compensation authority shows a significant fall in death and injury rates in the state’s workplaces. The Statistical Bulletin 2013/14...

New benefits for injured NSW workers

Injured workers will be eligible for two new benefits that provide further support for them to return to work. A $1000 new employment assistance benefit is available to all injured workers who return...

Peabody wants to expand Wambo mine

Peabody Energy has put in an application to modify it’s South Wambo underground coal mine in New South Wales, just a week after the mining giant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The...

Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...