Thiess’ Mount Owen team has led environmental management to ensure dust, noise and blasting emission impacts are minimised on local communities.
Barada Barna People representatives have gathered ideas for their future engagement with Whitehaven Coal following a visit to New South Wales.
Coal: the Australian Story traces the development of the industry in NSW and Queensland from the early days of colonisation to the 1960s, when the orientation of the industry to the export market began in earnest.
Veronica Towndrow-Bree, a finalist for the Exceptional Young Woman in NSW Mining Award, is leading the way for women in mining.
Greg Evans, Chief Executive of the organisation, said the decision by the New South Wales Land and Environment court to decline a development application for the Rocky Hill coal mine would benefit foreign competitors.
Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery extension project is set to power new jobs, investment and growth in the local region.
The mining industry is a small user of water, using just 1.5% of total water consumed in NSW in 2015 - 2016, compared with 60% used by agriculture and 11% by households.