The Western Region Joint Regional Planning Panel has approved Cobar Consolidated Resources' proposed $32 million Wonawinta Silver Project 85km south of Cobar in western NSW.
Swiss mining and trading company Glencore has revealed plans for a $129 million expansion from 2013 of its 100%-owned underground Cobar copper mine in Central Western NSW.
Renewable energy developer Epuron is waiting on planning decisions from the NSW Director General for three wind farm projects with a total output between 460MW and 710MW.
Canadium-based EMC Metals has started environmental site work on the Nyngan Scandium Project 500km northwest of Sydney in support of a feasibility study planned later this year.
Cortona Resources has entered into an agreement with GBF Mining and Industrial Services to mine its high-grade Dargues Reef gold deposit in NSW.
Sinclair Knight Merz, Parsons Brinckerhoff and the RTA will undertake detailed design work for the upgrade of the Great Western Highway between Mount Victoria and Lithgow.
Lachlan Star Limited's 100% owned Bushranger copper project in NSW will cost about $98 million to develop and have a mine life between five and 11.
The NSW Government has approved Hanson Construction Materials plans to extract up to 400,000 tonnes of basalt per year from the East Guyong Quarry.
A proposed 45-kilometre water pipeline for Orange’s water supply will be assessed by the NSW Government as a major project.
The NSW Government has approved the State’s first commercial solar farm near Nyngan in northwestern NSW.