Glencore has delivered a $140 million increase to Thiess’ coal mining services contract at the Mt Owen mine in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales. ... Thiess has won a $185 million contract to provide additional mining services for BHP at the Mt Arthur coal operation in the Hunter Valley of
Change and the Coal Industry. The coal mining industry has been the source of economic, industrial and community growth throughout the Hunter Valley. It has been the catalyst for the development of navigational and rail transportation in the Hunter and for the
Mining and the Hunter Valley The Hunter The Hunter is home to more than 630,000 people living in a mix of urban centres and rural communities.1 The region is home to a diverse economy with significant industries including coal mining and power generation, viticulture, agriculture, thoroughbred horse breeding and tourism.
Coal mining in the Hunter Valley has affected groundwater in about a quarter of the region, and the 22 planned new coal mines or expansions of existing ones will expand the impact on water resources further, a federal government study has concluded. The Hunter bioregional assessment, published
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Hunter Valley Operations. Hunter Valley Operations (HVO), located 24 kilometres north-west of Singleton in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales (NSW), supplied international markets with more than 13 million tonnes of thermal and semi-soft coking coal in 2018.
16/6/2019 Hunter Valley Coal Mines The Hunter Valley Coal Chain (HVCC) is the chain of coal delivery in New South Wales, Australia from (mainly open-cut) coal mines in the Hunter Region to the Port of Newcastle and domestic coal-fired power stations in the Hunter Valley.
Coal mining became the dominant industry in Cessnock in the early twentieth century following the establishment of the South Maitland coalfields. The Hunter Valley Rothbury mine near Cessnock was the site of an infamous lockout in 1929.
"The Hunter Valley is probably one of the most exposed communities, economies and states in the world to this long-term zero thermal coal use trajectory," he said. Other experts tell a different story. Coal industry sources think exports to Asia will generate new jobs and growth in the Hunter Valley for decades to come.
The Coal Industry Centre provides onsite experiences for many groups within the community and visitors to the Hunter Valley. Through coordinating inspections of suppliers service providers and coal mine operators, visitors can choose a tour that best fits their level of interest.
With Australia’s coal mining industry undergoing constant change, the Hunter Valley Coal Report keeps readers in touch with the events which effect them directly: Mine expansions, new developments, production statistics, contract and shipping details, port conditions.
14/10/2011 Flight over coal mines of the Hunter Valley. Jeremy Buckingham MLC, Greens spokesperson on mining took a light plane flight over the coal mines of the Hunter Valley.
Coal output in the region could increase from about 145 million tonnes a year now to 243 million tonnes by 2022, the report said. Greens mining spokesman Jeremy Buckingham said the coal mining plans amounts to "a blueprint for the death of the Hunter Valley and a climate suicide note".
The Hunter Valley Coal Report has been servicing the domestic and international coal mining communities for over twenty five years, keeping readers in touch with the events which effect them directly: Mine expansions, new developments, production statistics,
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OUR VISION To create a world Class Logistics Supply Chain Business Model for Hunter Valley Coal. OUR MISSION To plan and co-ordinate the co-operative daily operation and long term capacity of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain.
The Climate and Health Alliance are calling for the end of all coal expansion projects in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, stronger regulation of current operations and a transition plan for affected communities.
With Yancoal set to acquire Rio Tinto’s Coal Allied division, Glencore has secured an agreement with the Chinese-controlled company to take a 49 per cent interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine and form a joint venture at the site following the deal.
Redbank Power station is located at the southern end of Hunter Valley coal mining region. Major NSW coal fired power stations are located to the north west and south west. Liddell is scheduled for closure in 2022. The site is adjacent to the Hunter River, The Golden Highway and Rail.
On 20 September 2012, the Australian Government entered into an agreement with the NSW Government to undertake a strategic assessment of a biodiversity plan for coal mining in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. The strategic assessment will be undertaken in accordance with national environmental law, specifically section 146 of the Environment ...
NSW mining history M ining has been part of NSW for more than 200 years, providing jobs, independence and wealth. No state has played a more prominent role in the history of Australian mining than NSW. Coal mining in Australia began near Nobbys Head in Newcastle in the 1790s, with the first coal shipm ent leaving
Hunter Valley. The Hunter Valley coalfields contain larely thermal and soft coking coal. Mines near the eastern edge of the basin are spread along the Hunter Valley from Newcastle in the south to Muswellbrook in the north; many of these mines are open-cut. Further north mining also occurs at Yarrawonga near Gunnedah.
Spread over 450km and growing, the Hunter Valley Coal Chain complexity is driven by the need to export very large coal volumes from a very concentrated network. Complexity is further compounded by the fact that there is no more than two weeks visibility on how many vessels are arriving and from which mines the coal needs to be transported.
3. Coal operations in the Hunter Valley 10 3.1 Coal mining 11 3.2 Transport 12 3.3 Combustion for electricity 12 3.4 Coal waste 12 4. Health impacts of coal in the Hunter Valley and beyond 14 4.1 Pollution – air, noise and water 15 4.2 Stress – mental, physical, social 26 4.3 Work health and safety 28 4.4 Global warming 29 5.
The Hunter Valley Research Foundation’s 1963 publication The Urban Pattern of the Hunter Valley shows dozens of villages and hamlets scattered throughout the valley, ... It’s estimated more than a billion tonnes of raw coal was stripped from the Hunter in the first decade of this ... respondents supported the mining industry in the Hunter.
The communities of the Hunter region have sacrificed a lot for New South Wales’ prosperity, but want a plan for the region’s future beyond dependence on coal mining. Hunter Renewal is a project to bring people, businesses, and organisations of the Hunter Valley together to envision a diverse, resilient, and thriving future for our region.
The Hunter Coal Festival is a celebration of the co-existence between the people and industries involved in the Hunter’s largest economic force. The festival is focused on the Hunter and Newcastle mining areas and includes various sporting events and functions, mine site tours and a mining careers day.
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The extension, worth A$126 million ($85 million) and effective from April 1, will see BTP continue to rent mining and ancillary equipment to Peabody’s coal mines in the Hunter Valley (New South Wales) and Bowen Basin (Queensland). Peabody has an option to extend the term of the agreement by a further two years should it so wish.
Branagan, David F. Geology and Coal Mining in the Hunter Valley 1791 – 1861. Newcastle: Newcastle Public Library, 1972. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia. General Report on the Lands of the Hunter Valley, 1963. Kerr, Roslyn. In Search of Nobby’s Tunnels – Report to Coal River Working Party, 2011 ...
A turf war is shaping up between two major industries in the Hunter Valley as a decision on the reopening of a controversial coal mine approaches. The Dartbrook Mine was once owned by mining giant Anglo American, but closed in 2006 following fires and fatalities.
The Coal Industry Centre offers mining tours and coal industry educational resources for community groups and visitors to the Hunter Valley region of Australia
The rejection of the Rocky Hill coalmine in the Upper Hunter Valley has given hope to campaigners in NSW’s Bylong Valley. Photograph: David Angel/Alamy Stock Photo Activists and residents fighting against a proposed coalmine in central New South Wales are hoping last week’s historic judgment in
The People and Place: Coal and Community project celebrates and commemorates the lives of the people of the coal mining communities in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, showing the close links between the people and the places in which they lived and worked.