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Coal mining in the hunter valley

The coal mining industry has been the source of economic, industrial and community growth throughout the Hunter Valley. It has been the catalyst for the development of navigational and rail transportation in the Hunter and for the development of of the Newcastle Steel works. Coal mining has supplied electricity, established towns and has been

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    expanding coal mining and coal-fired power generation activities in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales (NSW). Raw coal production from open cut coal mines in NSWincreasedby81%overtheperiod1999–2011,withthe Hunter Valley region accounting for 76% of all open-cut coal production in NSW in 2011 (unpublished data, Coal Services Pty Ltd

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    Sep 10, 2014 This article questions the sustainability of open-cut coal mining in the Hunter Valley region of Australia. The issue of sustainability is examined in relation to the economic, ecological and social implications of the Hunter Valley’s open-cut coal mining industry. The article demonstrates that critical social and ecological ramifications have been overshadowed by the open-cut coal mining

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    expanding coal mining and coal-fired power generation activities in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales (NSW). Raw coal production from open cut coal mines in NSWincreasedby81%overtheperiod1999–2011,withthe Hunter Valley region accounting for 76% of all open-cut coal production in NSW in 2011 (unpublished data, Coal Services Pty Ltd

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    Coal mining employs less than half of 1% of the Australian workforce] and around the same proportion of the NSW workforce. Even in the coal intensive Hunter Valley it employs only around 5% of the local work force.l What about indirect jobs? All industries create indirect jobs, but few talk about

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    things began to get super-sized, especially in the Hunter Valley. All the time local communities were assured that the long-term environmental implications were carefully considered and that pre-mining land uses would be possible once mining finished. They were told that modern coal mining had world-leading environmental regulation –

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