The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s senior advisory body, the Joint Advisory Steering Committee (JASC), met via videoconference on Wednesday this week to review the progress of Dialogue projects. The Committee reviewed final reports on long-Dialogue running projects including an analysis of Upper Hunter Air Quality Monitoring Network data comparing Upper Hunter air quality trends withLearn more Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue projects being assessed and reviewed
Two Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue working groups met online this week – the Joint Environment Working Group (JEWG) and the Joint Economic Social Development Working Group. The JEWG discussed the latest project updates including a summary of the 2019 results from two of the Dialogue’s annual projects – Rehabilitation Principles and Commitments and the WaterLearn more Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue Joint Working Groups hard at work
The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue has “zoomed in” on online technology to keep the Dialogue’s work on schedule while complying with Covid-19 restrictions. Using Zoom web video conferencing technology, the Dialogue’s Industry and Joint Economic and Social Development working groups, Industry and Joint Environment working groups, Communications Working Group, Industry Steering Committee and Joint AdvisoryLearn more Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s Joint Advisory Steering Committee kicks off 2020 with a Zoom!
Members from the Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s Joint Environment Working Group and Joint Economic and Social Development Working Group came together online via Zoom this week for the latest round of meetings. As COVID-19 continues to impact how we operate and engage with stakeholders, the Dialogue has shifted to digital platforms to update members andLearn more Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue meetings go online
The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue is looking for community representatives who are interested in helping the Dialogue address the cumulative impacts of mining through industry and community working together. Community representative positions are available on the Dialogue’s Joint Working Groups. The working groups meet quarterly and play an important role by helping the Dialogue chooseLearn more Dialogue seeking community representatives for Joint Working Groups
This week the Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s Joint Environment Working Group met with the Department of Primary Industries who provided an update on a comprehensive study on the ability of rehabilitated mining land to provide pasture for cattle grazing. While the study report is still under review, the update indicated positive results for sustainable grazingLearn more Dialogue Joint Working Groups hear updates on key environmental and economic projects
The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s Working Groups are up and running for 2020 with the first meetings held this week. The Industry Environment Working Group and Industry Economic and Social Development Working Group met in Singleton to discuss existing projects and consider new projects and strategies developed at the Dialogue’s Annual Forum. The Dialogue hasLearn more Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue 2020 Meetings Kick off
The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s Joint Advisory Steering Committee met in Singleton on 3 November to review the Dialogue’s progress on a range of projects and prepare for the upcoming UHMD Annual Forum on December 6. The Committee includes representatives from the community, local government and industry. The Hunter Research Foundation presented the preliminary resultsLearn more UHMD Joint Advisory Steering Committee meeting update