Hunter Valley to lose 35 coal mines by 2040: LTGA

THERE are 35 thermal coal mines in the greater Hunter region coal chain in New South Wales that, on paper, are expected to close over the next two decades, according to mining industry documents.

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Hunter Valley coal exports are set to decline as customers move to renewable energy, according to the Lock the Gate Alliance.

Lock the Gate Alliance spokeswoman Georgina Woods said NSW's three main coal customers buy three-quarters of Hunter coal and are moving towards renewable energy generation at an unprecedented pace.

 

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