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Demand for NSW coal strong as new markets emerge

From NSW Minerals Council – Monday 15 June, 2015 Demand for NSW coal remains strong and exports to key Asian markets have increased over the current financial year, strengthened by emerging…

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NSW coal exports continue to grow

From NSW Minerals Council Coal remains NSW’s number one export commodity, with new data showing that coal exports continue to grow, defying predictions from some that demand for NSW coal…

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Coal exports grow through the gloom – AFR

Today’s Australian Financial Review contains an interesting column by Matthew Stevens, titled ‘coal exports grow through the gloom’. If you have a AFR subscription, you can read the full article…

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BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2015

Source – World Coal Association BP has published the 2015 edition of its flagship publication, the Statistical Review of World Energy, which presents energy production and consumption data for 2014….

Why are they paid to protest?
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Why are they paid to protest?

OPINION: Why are they paid to protest? June 05, 2015 This opinion piece by the NSW Minerals Council originally featured in the Daily Telegraph on Friday 6th June 2015 Taxpayers…

Coal to play pivotal role in India’s economic expansion
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Coal to play pivotal role in India’s economic expansion

The Minerals Council of Australia has welcomed the release of the governments ‘Coal in India’ report. It provides an authoritative account of domestic coal production circumstances in India and the…

Media – The activists who claim tax breaks
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Media – The activists who claim tax breaks

Aggressive green groups – including Lock The Gate  – are collecting healthy tax breaks and should be stripped of their charity donation status, according to the NSW mining industry. The…

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Flights hit new heights in New England region

Air access to the region of Whitehaven Coal’s operations is about to soar to new heights. Virgin Australia has announced it will introduce flights between Tamworth and Sydney from May…

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Big fines for anti-mining protesters

A DOZEN activists have been slapped with more than $35,000 in fines after a scathing rebuke of mining protests near Narrabri. Magistrate Lisa Stapleton issued tens of thousands of dollars…

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Voters reject anti-mining ‘scare campaign’

Voters in the New England region have rejected the claims of FIFO activists and candidates campaigning against mining at the NSW state election. Nationals MP Kevin Anderson won the state…