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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...

Mining contribution to Hunter economy increases

Mining companies directly injected $6.2 billion into the Hunter economy last financial year, according to the NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member Expenditure Survey. The review also found the 28 participating industry ventures...

Minerals Council, RDA Hunter relaunch mining sector partnership

The NSW Minerals Council and Regional Development Australia Hunter have launched the second iteration of their partnership, PRIME.

Hunter mining ‘stronger’ after the challenges of 2020

NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee has praised the spirit of the Hunter’s mining sector, especially in the midst of a world-wide pandemic. And, with the Independent Planning Commission recently approving the Maxwell...

Fitzgibbon finds an unlikely ally

Labor's Joel Fitzgibbon has found an unlikely ally following his recent stand-off with the party – and its climate and energy policies. The Cessnock-based Hunter MP resigned from the federal frontbench earlier in...
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