The upgrade supports the mine's ramp-up to its newly approved production rate of 3Mtpa.
Miner understood to be investigating landholders' claims.
This extension accesses 80-100 million tonnes of coal using the established infrastructure.
The key features of Razor include engine power and grader mass that have been optimised.
These roles recognise the need for dedicated leadership to address labour and skills requirements.
Forecast rain in the region this week can only assist in alleviating dust prone conditions.
The December quarter production results reflect the impact of the pabour shortages.
The upgrade in support capacity is expected to better manage weighting events.
The regulator alleges Maules Creek contravened Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
Grows to 77.5% ownership through US$72 million deal.
Councillors voted to inform NSW government they do not support the project.
Battle over a pipeline from a Whitehaven-owned bore to a Whitehaven-owned mine.