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Media Statement Clarence Clean-Up complete

Clarence

Centennial Coal welcomes confirmation from the NSW EPA that conditions of the Clean-Up Notice have now been fully completed to their satisfaction and as a consequence the clean-up operation of the Wollangambe River is complete.


Airly Mine Reopening

Airly Mine Reopening

Centennial Coal (Centennial) will reopen its Airly Mine (Airly) at Capertee and utilise its experienced Charbon Colliery (Charbon) workforce.  Charbon after over 90 years of mining will deplete its coal reserves by 2015.  While open cut mining will continue until 2015 Charbon’s underground operations will cease next month.

Support for Peninsula Rural Fire Brigade

Support for Peninsula Rural Fire Brigade

Mandalong Mine has long worked with and supported the work of the Peninsula Rural Fire Brigade and so when a need to update the hose winders on the brigade’s main bush fire fighting vehicle arose, Mandalong was happy to help by contributing funds to install an electric winder retrofit kit.

Hunter-V-Tec

New 2014 Centennial Apprentices

This year Centennial Coal (Centennial), in conjunction with Hunter Valley Training Company (HVTC) and Skillset, has welcomed six new apprentices.

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Coal Market Implications

Like most other companies in the mining industry, Centennial Coal (“Centennial”) has continued to review its business operations in response to the ongoing economic downturn in the sector.  While the current economic downturn to some extent reflects the traditional cyclical nature of the mining business, the boom-driven growth in commodities over the past few years has burdened the industry with record high production costs.

School excursion

Rylstone Primary visits Charbon

Charbon Colliery recently welcomed 40 students from Rylstone Primary School to the Mine to learn more about the energy industry.

Blackalls PreScool kids

Garden Delight for Blackalls Park Preschool

A textural display of plants, stepping stones, woodchip and rocks now replaces a long slab of plain and unwelcoming concrete at Blackalls Park Preschool.

Newstan Colliery, in conjunction with contractors, SNK, helped Blackalls Park Preschool transform a once drab space into a lush and stimulating learning environment.

Mines Rescue competition with a twist

While it may currently be on ‘care and maintenance’ Mannering Colliery was a hive of activity with the recent Mines Rescue Competition held at the site.

100 years of Lithgow football

Originally known as the Blayney Citizens Cup, the Centennial Coal Cup (as it is now known) is celebrating 100 years of local football. 

Angus Place takes home first aid honours

Angus Place has excelled once again at the recent Coal Services Health first aid competition in Singleton. Entering two teams, Angus Place competed against nine other Mines Rescue teams from across the district.