Mt Arthur rehabilitation plans questioned

September 5, 2023 7:54 am in by
BHP's plan for the rehabilitation of the Mt Arthur Coal Mine near Muswelllbrook. Image: Supplied by BHP

A shot across the bow from BHP to the State Government has been fired over the rehabilitation of the Mount Arthur Coal Mine once it closes in 2030.

The company’s vice president for coal in New South Wales has told a Business Singleton event…..that significant changes to operating conditions in the coal mining sector would make it more difficult to achieve its long-term goal.

Mr Lancey had previously revealed BHP was considering creating an adventure park for the site near Muswellbrook.

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“We will need to see government working with industry more collaboratively in the future to ensure we can achieve the best outcomes on the pathway journey,” he said.