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A New Decade and New CEO

Centennial Coal (Centennial) today announced that its CEO and Managing Director, Mick Cairney, has agreed with the Board of Centennial to step down as CEO and Managing Director effective from 17th January 2020.
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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.

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Rylstone Primary visits Charbon

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

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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.

Biggest Morning Tea goes organic

The year’s Biggest Morning Tea saw Centennial’s Western Operations and regional office raise over $7500 towards one of the Cancer Council’s most popular fundraising events.

Combined CCC visits the Mines Rescue Station

As a break from the traditional forum of Community Consultation Committee (CCC) meetings, the Angus Place and Springvale Combined CCC recently visited the local Mines Rescue Station in Lithgow.

Local medical students take a tour underground

Medical students from the University of Notre Dame (UND) have been touring Centennial’s western operations to gain firsthand knowledge of the working life of miners as well as the occupational health matters associated with mining.