Hunter coal mining jobs hit new high

March 20, 2023 3:35 pm in by


Good news for the coal mining industry in the Hunter Valley  with a record high number of jobs.

According to new data….there were 14,382 people recorded as coal industry workers in the Hunter at the end of last year.

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This is the highest level recorded in eight years.

There were more than 13,250 mining workers in the Hunter’s 28 mines at the end of 2021.

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