The Hunter (Newcastle)

Favourable feasibility study supports purchase of project site for $1.5bn LNG Newcastle Project

Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) work is expected to be announced in the next few weeks for Eastern Star Gas' LNG Newcastle Project.

NSW Government approves $10m expansion plans for Xstrata's Naram and Ravensworth Coal Mines

The NSW Government has approved Xstrata Coal's expansion plans for its Narama and Ravensworth Coal Mines within the Ravensworth Mining Complex.

NSW Government approves Ashton Coal's plans to extend two underground mining projects

The NSW Department of Planning has approved the extension of two underground mining projects north-west of Singleton.

Green light for $210m Hunter Valley rail expansion including Maitland to Minimbah Third Track

The NSW Government has approved Australian Rail Track Corporation's (ARTC) $210 million expansion of the Hunter Valley’s rail infrastructure.

Defence Department awards John Holland building $110m works contract at Singleton Army Base

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded John Holland the contract to deliver the Enhanced Land Force (ELF) Stage 2 Works at the Singleton Army Base in NSW.

Federal Government approves air and sea defence capability projects worth $650 to $950m

The Federal Government has approved two major defence capability projects.

Xstrata Coal awards Thiess $1.015bn contract extension for Mt Owen Coal Mine in Upper Hunter

A contract extension for Thiess to operate Xstrata's Mt Owen Coal Mine in the Upper Hunter Valley will take the contractor's association with the company out to 20 years.

Major Project Facilitation Status for Port Waratah Coal Services Limited's Terminal 4 Expansion

The Federal Government has granted Port Waratah Coal Services' multi-billion dollar ‘Terminal 4’ (T4) Major Project Facilitation (MPF) status.

Xstrata board approves $1.4bn Ravensworth North open cut mine, construction planned for early 2011

Xstrata CEO Mick Davis said the company was continuing development of 20 major projects in 2010 worth $14bn following board approval of the $1.

Green light from NSW Government for Integra Coal Operations' expansion plans in Upper Hunter

The NSW Government has approved Integra Coal Operations' expansion plans at is Upper Hunter coal operations.