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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…

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Australia set to once again be the world’s largest coal exporter

Statement from Greg Evans, Executive Director – Coal, Minerals Council of Australia The latest Resources and Energy Quarterly published by the Department of Industry confirms that coal has a bright…

Whitehaven praised for exceeding targets for Aboriginal employment

Our industry is a leader in providing meaningful work outcomes for Aboriginal Australians, NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee has told the Newcastle Herald. Below is an excerpt of his…

Japan continues to re-embrace coal
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Japan continues to re-embrace coal

In order to assuage shortfalls from the closure of its nuclear power plants, Japan is expanding its coal capacity. The Wall Street Journal reports that Japan has announced plans to…

New England Land Use Facts
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New England Land Use Facts

The NSW Minerals Council has launched a public information campaign highlighting the land use facts for the New England North West region. Our public information campaign is about informing the…

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Developing world will grow on coal, climate leaders predict

According to India’s chief negotiator at the Copenhagen Climate Change conference, coal demand will increase with the economic growth of the developing world, Forbes reports. The full story can be…

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Myths about mining

NSW Mining have responded to a range of myths regarding mining and land use in NSW. Myth – Nowhere is sacred. Nowhere is safe. Fact – Mining uses less than 0.1%…

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Coal’s contribution to the NSW economy

Anti-coal activists would have you believe that the future of coal is bleak. They are wrong. It is timely to reinforce a few simple facts about coal. Coal is the…

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Increased level of illegal activity by activists highlights need for tough action

The increased level of illegal action by extreme anti-mining protesters highlights the need for the state government to implement tougher deterrents for those who chose to break the law in…

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Professional activist groups should have tax deductibility status removed

Professional anti-mining activist groups who engage in illegal protests or who encourage others to do so should not qualify for tax deductibility NSW Minerals Council CEO, Stephen Galilee said today….