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Hunter engineering a change of course

The Hunter is on the brink of major change as it transitions to clean energy - Newcastle's top young engineer weighs in on whether it's ready

Newcastle inquiry hears impacts of casual contracts

CFMEU, Glencore and Hunter Workers representatives have told a parliamentary committee about the impacts of casual contracts on workers in the Hunter Valley.

A century since 75 killed in coal mine disaster

It's been 100 years since one of Australia's worst coal mine disasters claimed 75 lives when an explosion caused a fireball west of Cairns.

Hunter mining projects to drive NSW economic recovery

The Hunter is set to benefit from the mining industry, yet again, with 10 “local” projects in the pipeline to drive economic recovery in the state.

OPINION: Why Labor must not abandon the miners

Making too many assumptions about what the Upper Hunter by-election might mean for the future of the Labor Party is not without its dangers. But, not as dangerous as drawing no lessons at...

Mining’s contribution to Upper Hunter increases

The impact of the mining industry on the Upper Hunter is a major talking point heading into this weekend’s by-election. And, it appears, the dialogue’s warranted. New data released this week by the NSW...

Singleton Legacy Fund targets $40 million by 2025

Singleton is already saving for the challenges of the future with a target set for the newly-established Legacy Fund to grow to $40 million in just its first four years. The trust was...

Mining digs Australia out of COVID deficit

The mining industry’s vital role providing jobs and economic stability during COVID was featured in an incredible Australian-first live TV broadcast from an underground mine. Sky News host Chris Smith aired his weekly...
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