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Supporting Sport

As a Platinum Partner of the North Queensland Cowboys, Bravus Mining and Resources has been the proud presenting partner of the Adopt-a-School program – the

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Supercar Site

Crews at Glencore’s Rolleston Open Cut operation were stoked to meet Supercar racing legend, Mark ‘Frosty’ Winterbottom on a recent site visit, made possible thanks

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Everyone is welcome

With guidance from the Wonnarua community, Mt Arthur Coal has created a Yarning Circle at the entrance to their main building as an acknowledgment to

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The Mindful Miner

Josh Dagg is a plant operator at Bloomfield’s Rix’s Creek mine. However, he’s also ‘The Mindful Miner’, and on a mission to start some important

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Making More Miners

The mining industry is a major employer in NSW offering close to 30,000 direct jobs, many in regional areas. At the end of last financial

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More than a Job

This month many of our stories are highlighting the bright future ahead for our coal mining industry. The NSW Minerals Council campaign, ‘Mining Responsibly, for

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CQ Stars Shine Bright

More than 190 people were on hand to congratulate the regional finalist and winners at the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s Gala event

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Celebrating Women In Mining

International Day of Women In Mining is a global celebration of women in mining that celebrates women’s perseverance, contributions, talents and spirit.  Its intention is

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Coal Jobs on the Rise

Coal is the “star of the show” according to a new report on employment projection in the industry in Queensland. Nationally, Australia’s resources and energy

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Eye in the Sky

Knowing where a potentially dangerous and risky situation exists before being able to see it is a ‘Holy Grail’ in mining operations. Advances in both

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Shape Your Future

The importance of Queensland’s minerals and energy sector to the state economy has never been more important, with concerns about the rising cost of living

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World First Rescue Technology

Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS), in partnership with Anglo American, has commissioned a critical new piece of mines rescue equipment for use across underground mines

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Kicking Rehabilitation Goals

Glencore’s Oaky Creek Coal complex in Central Queensland has kicked further goals with its environmental management, securing Queensland Government sign-off on 433 hectares (equivalent to

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Take A Bow!

Black tie replaced hi-vis in a glittering night of glamour, excitement, and celebration of our industry best as the Queensland Mining Awards on July 20.

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Climbing New Heights

PCYC Cessnock is riding high on the wave of two new sports introduced at the 2020 Olympics. Sport (rock wall) climbing made its Olympic debut

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Innovators in Charge

In our third instalment on the Charge on Innovation Challenge, we look at two more finalists, DB Engineering & Consulting (DB E&C)/Echion Technologies partnership, and

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Be Protected

This month we hear from Penny Crawford, the founder of Crawford Boots and Tim Maddison, Managing Director of Maddison Safety & Industrial Supplies, on how

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Live Your Best Life

Dr David Meredith, Head of Medicine at Coal Services has some important information on identifying and managing lifestyle health risk factors and how our workplaces

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A Job Well Done

On July 7, Peter Constable retired after an incredible 53 years at Hunter Valley Operations. It’s hard to imagine spending over 5 decades at the

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Supporting Students

Yancoal has provided $200,000 towards a Student Wellbeing Program, which is unique to the Upper Hunter. Earlier this month, company representatives got to see exactly

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Conserving Culture

Wonnarua elder, the late Aunty Barbara Foot, had a dream to develop an area that could showcase the Wonnarua culture, engage community and store artefacts.

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Driving Technology Forward

A new whitepaper by leading Caterpillar® dealer WesTrac highlights the vital role of technology as miners target more sustainable outcomes into the future. And while

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Future Energy

Work needs to start immediately on a plan to guarantee future electricity supplies for Newcastle, Sydney and Wollongong according to a major report released by

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Playing for Miners

On Sunday 21 August, coal miners and their families will flock to McDonalds Jones Stadium for the highly anticipated Voice for Mining Family Day. Entering

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Coal Centre Stage

Singleton Showground will be centre stage for Hunter Coal Festival festivities when it hosts the Singleton Community Day on Saturday, October 29. The Singleton Community

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Learn from the Lawman

Stuart Barnett is our mining industry’s leading personal injury lawyer. This month he has some important advice in relation to the repayment of Centrelink or

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Still Protecting

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the formation of Coal Services, an organisation that prides itself on its ongoing commitment to the health and

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Celebrating Excellence

More than 500 people came together at the NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment & Community (HSEC) Awards on Monday July 25 to celebrate the achievements

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Memoir of a Mine

After 115 years of mine life which has involved both underground and open cut mining, the excavators and haul trucks are about to stop digging

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Monumental Milestones

Last month, we were honoured to attend the NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment & Community (HSEC) Awards alongside hundreds of industry representatives and celebrate innovations

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Community Quarry

Mackay based Quarry Mining understands that living in a remote Queensland mining town is not the life for everyone. For many though, it’s the community

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LifeFlight to the Rescue

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance jets airlift mine explosion patients from Moranbah. Showing just how great retrieval services are in Queensland for miners, three patients,

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The Collinsville Kids

Queensland is well known for the Gold Coast, thousands of kilometres of pristine sandy beaches and tropical islands, but it’s a little further west where

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Worthy Winners

On June 23, the Queensland Resources Council’s (QRC) 2022 Indigenous Awards were held, recognising some of the amazing indigenous talent in our industry. QRC Chief

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A Wheely Good Idea

Like many Australian adventurers, Shane Hingst has spent plenty of hours, or even days, broken down in the middle of nowhere. To fix the problem

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Fully Loaded

Remember when the original Terminator movie came out? Old Arnie could scan a room or the landscape and structures around him to make pinpoint accurate

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Hello Queensland!

Welcome to our very first @ The Coalface Queensland edition. After ten years of telling the story of the coal mining community in NSW, we

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QLD July 2022

Hello Queensland! Welcome to our very first @ The Coalface Queensland edition. After ten years of telling the story of the coal mining community in

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Building A Strong Tomorrow

On June 16, Singleton High School officially launched their Kayu Kumpa Program which supports Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander female students throughout their schooling journey.

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Charity Champions

Smashing their initial goal of raising $20,000 for charities in the 2021-22 financial year, AGL’s Maintenance teams at Liddell and Bayswater have raised over $75,000

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OPINION: Hello!

I’m Dan Repacholi and I’m the bloke who’s head you’ve probably seen all over town recently. I’m also taking over the reins from Joel Fitzgibbon

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Caring Community

Residents and family members of those interred at Wybong Cemetery were joined by volunteers from Mangoola Coal Mine to paint the new fences surrounding the

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Call of the Wild

Linda Lunnon has a passion for the natural world. Through her work as an Environmental Advisor she is dedicated to conserving it, and through her

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Bring on the BBQ

The MACH Energy Mount Pleasant Operation Aboriginal Community Development Fund has funded a special asset for the local community and businesses – the Community BBQ

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Let’s Drive

Become a volunteer for a life-changing program that puts young people in the driver’s seat. The award-winning DRIVE program is a partnership between Singleton Council

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Supporting the Service

Malabar Resources has proudly offered their support to the local Westpac Rescue Helicopter to ensure they can maintain their essential community service. The donation of

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Learn from the Lawman

Stuart Barnett is our mining industry’s leading personal injury lawyer. This month he has some important advice in relation to applying for Centrelink benefits whilst

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Next Gen Engineers

The University of Newcastle’s award-winning annual Science and Engineering Challenge was back again for three exciting days in Muswellbrook on April 27, 28 and 29.

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Meet the Candidates

The upcoming Federal election on May 21 is an important election not just for Australia, but also for the coal mining industry. We’ve asked the

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Time for Tea

The sound of kettles boiling is set to ring across NSW on Thursday 19 May for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in support of Cancer Council.

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Boost for Community Groups

Ashton Coal is investing around $48,000 into community groups across the Upper Hunter Valley region through Yancoal’s 2022 Community Support Program. This funding will be

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