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Glencore plans to lay off contractors in Hunter Valley

Glencore, the world’s biggest thermal coal trader, said on Monday it plans to lay off contractors at its coal operations in Hunter Valley, Australia’s New South Wales state due to due to ‘prolonged’...

NARRABRI GAS PROJECT

$3.6 billion Narrabri Gas Project under strict conditions

The New South Wales government’s Independent Planning Commission has imposed stringent conditions on its ‘phased’ approval of a multibillion-dollar coal seam gas field in north-western NSW. Santos...

Raised jib contacts 22kV overhead power line

Drill rig contacts 22kV power line

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert regarding an exploration drill rig that contacted energised 22kV overhead power lines while travelling across a paddock. One of the three...

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NSW mines slapped with fines

Boggabri Coal and Whitehaven have been slapped with a number of fines by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for environmental infringements. Boggabri received two penalty notices for...

Emergency activation system launched at rescue comp

More 130 Newcastle mining brigadesmen received an SMS text message this morning, activating an emergency response to attend a local underground incident. Luckily, there was no actual emergency, but...