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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Hume Coal scholarships for Wingecarribee Shire students

Tuesday 11th Apr , 2017

Media Release 11 April 2017 Hume Coal has teamed up with the University of Wollongong to offer three scholarships per annum to students studying in 2017. Ben Fitzsimmons said that the company is proud to have supported many local community… Read more

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See what the Proposed Hume Coal Mine will Look Like

Monday 10th Apr , 2017

Now that the Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the Hume Coal Project is on exhibition you can see what the proposed underground mine’s surface infrastructure will look like. AS part of the EIS the visual effect of the proposal on… Read more

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Public Exhibition for Hume Coal Project to Begin Friday (31 March)

Monday 10th Apr , 2017

The Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the Hume Coal Project will be placed on exhibition for community comment on Friday 31 March. Project Director Greig Duncan said the exhibition will also trigger an unprecedented information and consultation program in the… Read more

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Hume Coal will manage its influence on groundwater according to the NSW government’s Aquifer Interference Policy (AIP)

Tuesday 4th Apr , 2017

Media Release 03 April 2017 With the release of the Hume Coal environmental impact statement, the groundwater assessment has found that all impacts can be managed through the NSW government’s Aquifer Interference Policy under its ‘make good’ arrangements. Greig Duncan,… Read more

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See what the Proposed Hume Coal Mine will look like

Tuesday 4th Apr , 2017

Now that the Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the Hume Coal Project is on exhibition you can see what the proposed underground mine’s surface infrastructure will look like. AS part of the EIS the visual effect of the proposal on… Read more

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Public Exhibition for Hume Coal Project to Begin Friday (31 March)

Tuesday 4th Apr , 2017

The Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the Hume Coal Project will be placed on exhibition for community comment on Friday 31 March. Project Director Greig Duncan said the exhibition will also trigger an unprecedented information and consultation program in the… Read more

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

Wednesday 2nd Nov , 2016

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

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Rescission motion critical to restoration of Council credibility for fair dealing

Friday 28th Oct , 2016

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

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Coking Coal Spot Price hits US$209/t

Thursday 22nd Sep , 2016

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

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Losing Faith in the Political Process

Tuesday 6th Sep , 2016

Recently, local MP’s, The Hon. Pru Goward and The Hon. Jai Rowell, spoke in support of a petition which called on a ban to be placed on any current or proposed mining or extractive related activities in the Southern Highlands.… Read more

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