'In the public interest': push to extend Glendell mine by two years

Matthew Kelly
Updated March 4 2024 - 8:23am, first published 8:00am
Glendell mine is approved to produce 4.5 million tonnes per annum until the end of June 2024.
Glendell mine is approved to produce 4.5 million tonnes per annum until the end of June 2024.

Mining giant Glencore has proposed extending the life of the Glendell mine by a further two years to access coal that would otherwise remain inaccessible .

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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