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Battle for Berrima and other anti-job activists ignore the facts to run a scare campaign

Hume Coal has ramped up its public consultation on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) since its community consultation meetings held in late 2015. The company held all of its scheduled six  public consultation meetings providing valuable feedback on the company’s… Read more

Rescission motion critical to restoration of Council credibility for fair dealing

The failure of the rescission motion to ‘ban’ coal mining is a lost opportunity for the Wingecarribee Shire Council to restore its credibility, and support much needed full time job creation in the local area, according to Hume Coal. Project… Read more

Coking Coal Spot Price hits US$209/t

Today the coking coal spot price reached US$209 per ton. Ben Fitzsimmons said that this was extremely positive for the coal industry which has experienced a number of challenging years. “This is good news for not only coal producers, but… Read more

High Quality Australian Coal – for jobs, businesses and our economies

MEDIA STATEMENT – Coal remains the single largest export product (by value) from NSW, and retains its position of fundamental importance to the NSW economy. Australia is currently the world’s largest exporter of metallurgical coal, and is well positioned to… Read more


The Hume Coal Project is based in the Southern Highlands of NSW, and is assessing the potential of an underground coal mine. The coal mining operation will supply metallurgical coal for the production of steel and industrial coal for uses in industry, such as cement production.

The Project is currently preparing the Environmental Impact Statement, due for release in 2016.

The Hume Coal Project is 100% owned by South Korean steel manufacturer, POSCO.

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