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Hume Coal renews commitment to local community as Hume Coal project is decided.

Media Release 3 July 2017 Hume Coal has renewed its commitment to support the Highlands community through its Charitable Foundation and Apprenticeship Program as the process of determination of the Project application is made by Government. Following the closure of… Read more

Hume Coal to present to Council the wide-ranging benefits of company’s underground mining project

28 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Hume Coal will inform Wingecarribee Shire Council of the many benefits of the proposed underground mine, and challenge Council to take notice of the facts and not the scare-mongering and misinformation of local activist groups.… Read more

Latest generation locomotives to transport high quality coal from the pit to port

23 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Hume Coal has detailed in the environmental impact statement that it will use the latest rail locomotives and, in an Australian coal industry first, covered coal wagons to transport the product coal from the mine… Read more

Wood smoke and motor vehicles primary threat to air quality in Southern Highlands Hume Coal Project to have “minimal effect”

21 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Motor vehicles on local roads (esp. diesel), including the Hume Highway, and smoke generated by wood fires have a far greater impact on the Southern Highlands’ air quality than the proposed Hume Coal underground mine.… Read more

Welcome

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 and power generation.

In March 2017, Hume Coal lodged its environmental impact statement and development application documents for the Hume Coal Project and Berrima Rail Project. After a 90 day exhibition period, submissions closed on the 30 June 2017.

The Hume Coal Project is a subsidiary of the South Korean steel manufacturer, POSCO.

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