Coal mining driving NSW regional economies: survey

TWENTY-THREE mining companies that participated in a NSW Minerals Council Expenditure Survey directly injected $10.4 billion into the New South Wales economy in 2016-17, particularly in the coal-based Hunter regional economy.

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The Newcastle Infrastructure Group and the Hunter region are benefiting from increased coal production.

The Hunter region received the largest share of direct spending, accounting for $4.5 billion or 43.4% of direct expenditure by mining in NSW.

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