Environment

Leaving no stone unturned to conserve the Pink-Tailed Worm-Lizard
Leaving no stone unturned to conserve the Pink-Tailed Worm-Lizard
November 05, 2015
Alkane Resources Dubbo Zirconia Project is a 2015 NSW Mining Environment Award-winning greenfields project being developed at Toongi, NSW. The Pink-tailed Worm-lizard (PTWL), a species listed as Vulnerable in the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and the commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), was discovered living on the orebody in 2001.
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Mining and Horse Breeding Industry working together in the Hunter
Mining and Horse Breeding Industry working together in the Hunter
July 23, 2015
NSW Miners are showing that co-existence between the horse breeding industry and mining is not only possible, but that it works.
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Mines and vines working together
Mines and vines working together
December 08, 2014
Ogilvie View is a productive vineyard in Muswellbrook, operating successfully just 2km west of the state's largest open cut coal mine.
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Warkworth Sands Restoration Project underway
Warkworth Sands Restoration Project underway
July 07, 2014
Coal & Allied’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mine has begun working on part of the land they own, to actively restore 83 hectares of the Warkworth Sands Woodlands ecological community.
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Canola, wheat and barley grown on mining land
Canola, wheat and barley grown on mining land
March 01, 2014
Northparkes Mines, near Parkes in the state’s Central West, isn’t just in the business of mining copper and gold. Only 30 per cent of the land owned by Northparkes is used for the mining lease and the other 4,370 hectares that surround the mine isn’t just a buffer for neighbours.
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Mining and farming thriving together
Mining and farming thriving together
February 28, 2014
It might be news to some, but there are many examples of mining and farming successfully working side by side right across NSW.
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Everyone knows we create jobs and generate money for the NSW economy – 93,000 people directly employed, over 325,000 indirectly plus $1.2 billion a year in royalties to the NSW Government that helps pay for nurses, teachers and police. But we won’t rest, because it’s not enough to be only good for the economy. We want to be good for NSW.

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