Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap: how fixing mine rehabilitation shortfalls could fuel jobs growth in the Hunter Valley

Lock the Gate Alliance, October 2018

If New South Wales were to set an average industry target of having 60% of each mine’s footprint rehabilitated, and give the owners of the nine largest mines in the state five years to comply with that target, there would be 734 jobs created. A more ambitious program to eliminate the rehabilitation deficit over three years would see 1,223 jobs created for that period.

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