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Triumphant Toby

After becoming the first Australian to win the Dakar rally three years ago, Toby Price has triumphed again, winning his 2nd Dakar title in...

A great project deserves a green light

The much-anticipated extension of the joint venture between Glencore and Peabody for the United Wambo Coal Mine, went before the Planning Assessment Committee on...

Mount Pleasant Sees First Coal

MACH Energy Australia commenced construction of the Mount Pleasant Operation in late 2016 and at last the first shipments are ready to roll. The project...

Who’s Got Your Vote?

Three Upper Hunter Electorate candidates for the upcoming State Election (and big Coalface fans) contacted us to share their views. Being the investigative magazine...

News

Playtime

Thanks to some help from Bulga Coal, Singleton kids have been taking playtime to new heights at the brand new $2.8 million architecturally-designed Riverside...

Pushing the Fatigue Limit

Shiftwork and fatigue go hand in hand, there’s no avoiding it. The question we have to ask as an industry is; when it comes...

Konichiwa!

Thanks to Mitsui Coal Holdings and Bengalla, local girl Piper Tye was the recipient of a scholarship that saw her spend 4 weeks in...

Club Champion

Well-known local miner, Club Singleton President and all-round good guy, Kerry Hardy, proudly showed me around the club he loves and calls home when...

Back to the Future

Future of Mining Australia returns to Sydney in March with the focus on technology, development, sustainability and startups. Taking place this year from March 25...

My Mining Life – Emma Wotton

Emma has grown up with mining in the blood. So, it comes as no surprise that her mining career is on the up and...

Sport

Race On!

Say hello to Singleton lad Alex Kenworthy-Jones, a new rising talent joining the ranks of Australian motorcycle road racing. For someone who’s not even old...

Coalface unites with Group 21

In exciting news for our local footy fanatics, @ The Coalface has struck a sponsorship deal with the Bengalla Group 21 Competition for the...

Triumphant Toby

After becoming the first Australian to win the Dakar rally three years ago, Toby Price has triumphed again, winning his 2nd Dakar title in...

Kurri 9’s Memorial Side

We all know our man Andrew Hughes from A Plus Contracting loves his Rugby League, so it comes as no surprise that he has...

Glencore Grants

Since 2012, Glencore have invested more than $1.5 million in supporting over 150 junior sports organisations in NSW and Queensland with their Junior Sports...

The Hunter Valley Nines Return

The A Plus contracting Hunter Valley Nines returns on the 23rd February 2019 for its second year, after a successfully start in 2018. Thanks...

Entertainment

Shock Wave Therapy – AKA ‘The Jackhammer for Tendons’

The effect of shock waves (acoustic energy waves) on the human body has been of interest since it was noticed that underwater bombs damaged...

Asian Occasion

Ginger Megs is a Pan-Asian style eatery in Newcastle boasting both a restaurant and cocktail bar. If you haven’t checked it out, then you...

Meat The Crew with Kyle – BigLift

For this Meat The Crew we visited BigLift in Muswellbrook where the new GM Billie Sharpe introduced me to some of the crew; Scandalous,...

What is the single best thing you can do for your...

In my role as a physiotherapist I often feel a bit like “the ambulance at the bottom of the hill”. What I mean by...

Hello Sunshine!

A recent weekend away started with a quick drive to Newcastle airport followed by a mid morning ‘holiday’ beer at the bar before a...

Up, Up and Splash…

Since I was a kid watching the Jetson’s I’ve always wanted to fly a jetpack and finally that dream has come true. I recently heard...