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New coal at West Wallsend despite Mt Sugarloaf contraversy

New coal at West Wallsend despite Mt Sugarloaf contraversy | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Glencore has received approval to mine out two new longwall panels at the West Wallsend coal mine, in a controversial decision by the Planning commission.
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Glencore allowed to mine extra coal at West Wallsend

Glencore allowed to mine extra coal at West Wallsend | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
TWO new longwall panels at the West Wallsend underground coalmine have been approved to replace the coal lost to a major subsidence controversy on nearby Mount Sugarloaf.
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Xstrata fine to pay for Sugarloaf improvements

Xstrata fine to pay for Sugarloaf improvements | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
MONEY that mining company Glencore Xstrata has paid as an offset for the subsidence damage caused to the Sugarloaf state conservation area will be spent on improvements including walking tracks and environmental remediation.
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New Sugarloaf subsidence angers state

New Sugarloaf subsidence angers state | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
THE state has expressed ‘‘frustration’’ with miner Glencore Xstrata after revelations of further damage to Sugarloaf State Conservation Area. (And now we learn this Coal giant paid no tax during last 3 years.
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River of cement cleaned up in Sugarloaf State Conservation Area

River of cement cleaned up in Sugarloaf State Conservation Area | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Independent MP for Lake Macquarie, Greg Piper says he as been impressed with the restoration of a bush creek bed that was filled with cement by mining company Glencore.
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Premier Barry O'Farrell speaking on the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area Mine Subsidence

Premier Barry O'Farrell speaking to NSW Parliament on the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area Mine Subsidence.
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Sugarloaf mine subsidence areas may be off limits for a decade: photos, video

Sugarloaf mine subsidence areas may be off limits for a decade: photos, video | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
PART of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area is expected to be closed to the public for more than a decade as authorities struggle to deal with threats to safety posed by mine subsidence damage.
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Govt urged to not approve Sugarloaf mining until subsidence is fixed - ABC Local

Govt urged to not approve Sugarloaf mining until subsidence is fixed - ABC Local | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Govt urged to not approve Sugarloaf mining until subsidence is fixed
ABC Local
A Sugarloaf State Conservation Area enthusiast is urging the state government not to approve any more mining in the area until major subsidence has been repaired.
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Sugarloaf mine subsidence areas may be off limits for a decade: photos, video - Newcastle Herald

Sugarloaf mine subsidence areas may be off limits for a decade: photos, video - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Sugarloaf mine subsidence areas may be off limits for a decade: photos, video Newcastle Herald A SECTION of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area is expected to be closed to the public for more than a decade as authorities struggle to deal with threats...
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Government acts on Sugarloaf subsidence - Mudgeee Guardian

Government acts on Sugarloaf subsidence - Mudgeee Guardian | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Government acts on Sugarloaf subsidence
Mudgeee Guardian
Attempts to remediate subsidence at Sugarloaf Conservation Area by injecting grouting into cracks resulted in a stream bed being filled with grout.
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Lake Macquarie MP Greg Piper calls for Sugarloaf State Conservation Area ... - Newcastle Star

Lake Macquarie MP Greg Piper calls for Sugarloaf State Conservation Area ... - Newcastle Star | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Lake Macquarie MP Greg Piper calls for Sugarloaf State Conservation Area ...
Newcastle Star
LAKE Macquarie MP Greg Piper has called on the state government to deliver an overdue report on damage to the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area.
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EDITORIAL: Legacies of bad decisions

EDITORIAL: Legacies of bad decisions | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
SINCE the NSW government is both the enforcer of rules for mining and a major beneficiary of mining, it is often accused of being hopelessly conflicted.
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Greg Piper demands Sugarloaf grouting report release - Newcastle Herald

Greg Piper demands Sugarloaf grouting report release - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Greg Piper demands Sugarloaf grouting report release Newcastle Herald LAKE Macquarie MP Greg Piper has renewed calls for the state government to release a report on the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area mine subsidence scandal - six months after...
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The Herald's Donna Page takes out Journalist of the Year award

The Herald's Donna Page takes out Journalist of the Year award | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
NEWCASTLE Herald journalist Donna Page has been named Journalist of the Year at the NSW Regional Media Awards.
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New coal at West Wallsend despite Mt Sugarloaf contraversy

New coal at West Wallsend despite Mt Sugarloaf contraversy | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Glencore has received approval to mine out two new longwall panels at the West Wallsend coal mine, in a controversial decision by the Planning commission.
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Safety fears in West Wallsend mine expansion plan

Safety fears in West Wallsend mine expansion plan | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
A ‘‘HIGH level of damage’’ would likely occur with expansion plans at the notorious West Wallsend coalmine, with ‘‘major implications for public safety’’, the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage says.
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Grout removed from stream in Sugarloaf subsidence rehabilitation - Newcastle Herald

Grout removed from stream in Sugarloaf subsidence rehabilitation - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Grout removed from stream in Sugarloaf subsidence rehabilitation
Newcastle Herald
Sugarloaf remediation Before and after image of the remediation work in the Sugarloaf mine subsidence site that was over-filled with grout.
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Grout removed from stream in Sugarloaf subsidence rehabilitation

Grout removed from stream in Sugarloaf subsidence rehabilitation | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
A MASSIVE clean-up operation of a grout-filled stream in Sugarloaf State Conservation Area has been completed ahead of time.
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State government releases Sugarloaf State Conservation Area damage report - Newcastle Star

State government releases Sugarloaf State Conservation Area damage report - Newcastle Star | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
State government releases Sugarloaf State Conservation Area damage report
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EDITORIAL: Sugarloaf saga on the down slide - Newcastle Herald

EDITORIAL: Sugarloaf saga on the down slide - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
EDITORIAL: Sugarloaf saga on the down slide
Newcastle Herald
THE NSW government approved longwall mining beneath the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area before the advent of a new planning regime that overtly elevates economic factors above all others.
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Sugarloaf mine subsidence fails to halt West Wallsend expansion plan, poll

Sugarloaf mine subsidence fails to halt West Wallsend expansion plan, poll | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
PHOTOS, VIDEO: THE operator of the West Wallsend colliery wants to expand the mine to replace the coal it can no longer reach after the botched subsidence repair job on the Sugarloaf Range.
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"Extremely regrettable": Glencore responds to Sugarloaf report, photos - Newcastle Herald

"Extremely regrettable": Glencore responds to Sugarloaf report, photos - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
"Extremely regrettable": Glencore responds to Sugarloaf report, photos Newcastle Herald THE state government has admitted it was ''not appropriate'' that it kept mine subsidence damage and a major grout spill in Sugarloaf State Conservation Area...
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Sugarloaf subsidence costs Glencore Xstrata $100000 - Newcastle Herald

Sugarloaf subsidence costs Glencore Xstrata $100000 - Newcastle Herald | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
Sugarloaf subsidence costs Glencore Xstrata $100000 Newcastle Herald MINING giant Glencore Xstrata has been forced to provide a $100,000 financial offset package to be spent on Sugarloaf State Conservation Area following mine subsidence damage...
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ORICA FACES FINES OVER BOTCHED MOUNT SUGARLOAF REPAIRS

ORICA FACES FINES OVER BOTCHED MOUNT SUGARLOAF REPAIRS | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
The state government has launched legal proceedings against a contractor, over attempts to repair mine subsidence at Mount Sugarloaf that saw creek beds turned into rivers of cement. Orica, which w...
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GALLERY: Secrecy over Sugarloaf subsidence 'inappropriate'

GALLERY: Secrecy over Sugarloaf subsidence 'inappropriate' | Sugarloaf SCA | Scoop.it
THE state government has admitted it was ‘‘not appropriate’’ that it kept mine subsidence damage and a major grout spill in Sugarloaf State Conservation Area secret from the public.
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