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Union wants council to support Mangoola extension

THE mining union is demanding Muswellbrook Shire Council reverse its opposition to an extension of Glencore’s Mangoola mine in New South Wales because it would sustain hundreds of local jobs.

 Glencore's Mangoola mine in NSW.

Glencore's Mangoola mine in NSW.

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union vice-president Jeff Drayton said coal miners had traditionally been able to rely on local government representatives to support their jobs because of mining's...

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