Tabling of the Battle for Berrima Petition

Friday 26th Aug , 2016

The state government has a rigorous process in place for the assessment of mining applications. It’s disappointing, therefore, that the Member for Goulburn and others have chosen to ignore this process, showing their blatant disregard for many of their constituents… Read more

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Mining Lease Application advertisements

Wednesday 8th Jun , 2016

Hume Coal has advertised its Mining Lease Application areas in the Southern Highlands News and The Land. To view the Mining Lease Application areas in further detail, please drop into the Berrima Community Shop or Hume Coal Main Office, located… Read more

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Submission of Mining Lease Application

Friday 27th May , 2016

Hume Coal’s commitment to the Southern Highlands has been reinforced through the recent submission of the Mining Lease Application (MLA) to the NSW State Government. Project Director Greig Duncan said this is a significant milestone as the Hume Coal Project… Read more

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Hume Coal will not appeal ruling on ‘Significant Improvements’

Friday 20th May , 2016

Hume Coal has ruled out seeking leave to appeal the recent decision handed down by Chief Justice Brian Preston of the NSW Land and Environment Court (“s31 Appeal Decision”). Greig Duncan, Project Director, said that land access for exploration and… Read more

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Recent ruling damaging to mining and exploration in NSW

Tuesday 10th May , 2016

Hume Coal is disappointed by the recent decision in the Land and Environment Court of NSW, in favour of blocking land access based on Section 31 of the Mining Act 1992. Hume Coal has been undertaking exploration for coal on… Read more

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Opening of Berrima Community Shop

Tuesday 10th May , 2016

In a boost to its community consultation program, Hume Coal has opened its second community shop in Berrima. Ben Fitzsimmons, Hume Coal spokesperson, said that the Berrima community shop will allow for a more convenient means of communication with the… Read more

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Decisions need to be based on facts, not mistruths peddled by the local ‘fear industry’

Wednesday 4th May , 2016

Hume Coal is disappointed that the Battle for Berrima group continues to peddle mistruths to the community, promoting their claims as facts which in reality are based on either extraneous or imaginative data. Hume Coal held a number of community… Read more

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Aims of the anti-mining petition will damage the future for jobs

Wednesday 30th Mar , 2016

Hume Coal does not object to those collecting signatures for the purposes of a petition, however it is important that the information upon which the petition is based, is factual and not loaded with emotionally charged statements, designed to achieve… Read more

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Hume Coal to Open Community Shop in Berrima Village

Wednesday 30th Mar , 2016

In a boost to its community consultation program, Hume Coal is to open a community shop in Berrima Village, its second in the Southern Highlands. Following the round of community information sessions about the Hume Coal Project in mid-2015, requests… Read more

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Inappropriate to Use 185th Anniversary of Berrima for Anti-Mine Propaganda

Monday 4th Jan , 2016

It is unfortunate that the 185th anniversary of the founding of Berrima Village is being used by the anti-jobs ‘Battle for Berrima’ group to oppose the development of a low-impact mine in the Medway/Sutton Forest area, according to Hume Coal Project Director, Mr Greig Duncan.

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Southern Highlands residents receive scholarships for industry-recognised training program

Thursday 17th Dec , 2015

1300apprentice and Hume Coal launch new apprenticeship training program Three apprentices and two trainees in the Southern Highlands are among the first group to gain valuable skills and employment via the 1300apprentice-Hume Coal Apprenticeship Program. Launched yesterday in Bowral, the… Read more

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Hume Coal Receive Environmental Assessment Requirements

Friday 28th Aug , 2015

On Thursday 26 August, Hume Coal received from the NSW Government the criteria required to be addressed in its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed underground coal mining project and the associated rail project. The requirements set out by… Read more

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