POSCO named World’s Most Competitive Steel Company for Eight Years Running

Wednesday 28th Jun , 2017

Jun. 28, 2017 (Source: http://www.posco.com/homepage/docs/eng5/jsp/prcenter/news/s91c1010025v.jsp?idx=2733&onPage=1) – Selected by global steel analysis agency WSD, showcasing enduring competitiveness – 37 steelmakers around the world were evaluated for 23 aspects including technical innovation, cost competitiveness and financial soundness – Scored a perfect 10… Read more

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

Friday 23rd Jun , 2017

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

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

Tuesday 20th Jun , 2017

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

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The facts are clear, mining and tourism already co-exist

Thursday 8th Jun , 2017

07 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Recent claims by local community groups that the development of the proposed mine will have a negative impact on the local tourism industry are unfounded and misleading. Hume Coal recently advertised statistics on coal production… Read more

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Job Seekers and businesses learn of opportunities with Hume Coal

Tuesday 6th Jun , 2017

05 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Southern Highland residents and businesses wanting information on more than 300 jobs and supplier opportunities with Hume Coal attended an information session at the property Mereworth on Saturday. The morning information session for job-seekers outlined… Read more

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Increased opportunity for comment as additional community info sessions are announced

Friday 2nd Jun , 2017

MEDIA RELEASE 02 June 2016 Hume Coal was delighted by the level of support and attendance at its recent Mereworth community information sessions, that the company has announced additional information sessions. Company spokesperson Ben Fitzsimmons said that the company was… Read more

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Anti-coal Activists Caught Out with Misleading Claims About Property Values

Wednesday 31st May , 2017

31 May 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Anti-coal activist groups have been caught out making false and misleading claims about falling property prices in the Southern Highlands. Hume Coal says the publicly available data proves the activists are deliberately trying to mislead… Read more

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Are they serious? Activist group asks the premier to override the independent planning process.

Wednesday 24th May , 2017

24 May 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Fairfax media yesterday reported that the anti-coal activist group, Battle for Berrima will be meeting today with the NSW Premier and local MP’s Pru Goward and Jai Rowell to ‘urge the project to be blocked’.… Read more

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Hume Coal’s response to the Australia Institute’s economic review

Friday 19th May , 2017

19 May 2017 MEDIA RELEASE The Greens linked anti-coal lobby group, the Australia Institute has recently published its interim review of the Hume Coal economic assessment. The Canberra based group claims to have interviewed 14 local business owners within the… Read more

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Facts not Fiction – the truth about Hume Coal and level crossings

Friday 5th May , 2017

05 May 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Hume Coal has rebuffed accusations by anti-coal activist group, the Battle for Berrima, that the proposed mine and associated Berrima Rail project would lead to an increase in delays for traffic at level crossings in… Read more

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Hume Coal responds to claims about private landowner groundwater bores

Monday 1st May , 2017

28 April 2017 MEDIA RELEASE The Hume Coal environmental impact statement details the impact of the mining proposal on groundwater bores. Greig Duncan, Project Director, said that water has always been a key consideration and the environmental impact statement contained… Read more

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Hume Coal Community Information Sessions

Saturday 15th Apr , 2017

Media Release 15 April 2017 Hume Coal will be holding several rounds of community information sessions during the exhibition period of the environmental impact statement. Ben Fitzsimmons said that this was the first round of community information sessions which form… Read more

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