BHP applies to extend Mt Arthur coal mine operations until 2030

Matthew Kelly
October 4 2023 - 8:29am

BHP has submitted an application to continue operating its Mt Arthur open cut coal mine near Muswellbrook until 2030, at which time it will close.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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