The A1 Gold project is being developed between the towns of Manfield and Woods Point, 120 kilometres north east of Melbourne, by A1 Consolidated Gold.
The Abel underground coal mine is located 25 kilometres from the Newcastle port where its product is shipped to its Asian customers, primarily in China.
The proposed AGL Gas Pipeline for NSW, to carry coal seam gas 95 kilometres from Gloucester to Newcastle, is online to start construction in 2015.
The Airly underground black coal mine in the Hunter Valley Region of New South Wales has been placed on care and maintenance by Centennial Coal Company Ltd.
The Angus Place coal mine near Lithgow NSW has sufficient reserves to extend the life of the mine beyond 2024.
The Appin underground coal mine in New South Wales extracts coal from the Bulli seam . This seam produces hard coking coal for the steel industry.
The Ashton South East open cut mine is currently fighting to have extension plan approval upheld after opposition lodged by local anti mining activists.
Yancoal introduces new technology, Longwall Top Coal Caving (LTCC), to its Austar underground mine in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales.
Located in Awaba NSW, mining Coal black
The former Baal Bone underground and open cut coal mine near Lithgow NSW, owned by Xstrata, is now Australia's first hands on coal mining training facility.
The Bengalla coal mine in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW has been operating since 1999 and has extension plans to give it a further 21 years of production.
The Berrima underground black coal mine in the Southern Highlands of NSW is believed to be the smallest commercial coal mine still operating in Australia.
The Berrima cement works in the New South Wales Southern Highlands, that is owned by Boral, supply's over 60 percent of the state's cement requirements.
The Bloomfield Colliery black coal mine near Maitland is one of the oldest continuous operating open pit mines in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW.
The Boggabri open cut coal mine, that is located in the Gunnedah Basin, 15 kilometres north east of Boggabri in NSW, is owned by Idemitsu Australia.
The owner of the NSW Broken Hill Mine, Perilya, is about to be wholly acquired by its largest shareholder Zhongjin Lingnan of the Republic of China.
The Broken Hill Rasp Mine , a zinc,lead and silver underground mine at Broken hill in New South Wales was opened in July 2012 by the Toho Zinc Company.
Mining of the Broula magnetite and limestone deposit recommenced in 2012 under the ownership of Abterra and mine operator Consolidated Mining and Civil (CMC).
The Bulga coal mining operations consist of two mines, one being an open cut and the other an underground mine as well as a coal handling preparation plant.
The Cadia Hill gold mine in central New South Wales is part of the Cadia Valley group of gold mines belonging to global miner Newcrest Mining Limited.
Located in Camberwell NSW, mining Coal black
The Camden coal seam gas field in New South Wales is a small gas field discovered by Woodside Petroleum, developed by Sydney Gas and now owned by AGL.
Chinese mining company Yancoal Australia purchased the Cameby Downs open pit coal mine, in the Surat Basin, Queensland, off Syntech Resources, in 2011.
Exploration project in the liverpool plains district of NSW which is named the Caroona Coal Project
The Chain Valley coal mine in NSW, located 60 kilometres south of Newcastle near the Vales Point Power Station, has been in production for over 50 years.
The Charbon coal mine in NSW is the only mine operated by Centennial to use a mono rail in development that provides both operational and safety benefits.
The Chesney underground mine in Cobar, NSW, is a major component of the Peak Gold Mine operation that is made up of five working mines owned by New Gold Inc.
Clarence Coal Mine is a leader in mining innovation with its adoption of an underground Flexible Conveyor Train (FCT) out dating the traditional shuttle train.
CSA workers in NSW unperturbed when Cobar Mine Management cancelled the Macmahon contract to develop the deepest production mine shaft in Australia.
The Cowal open pit gold mine, in the Central Western Plains Region of NSW, is owned and operated by the world's largest gold miner, Barrick Gold Corporation.
CSA workers in NSW unperturbed when Cobar Mine Management cancelled the Macmahon contract to develop the deepest production mine shaft in Australia.
Coalpac acquired the Cullen Valley black coal mine in New South Wales, from the Lithgow Coal Company in February 2008 and immediately resumed coal production.
The Cumnock coal mine in New South Wales was worked for more than 50 years before it closed in 2011.
The Dargues Reef at Majors Creek in South East New South Wales is the first gold mine in the state to be approved since Lake Cowal over a decade ago
The Dendrobium underground coal mine near Wollongong in NSW is named after an orchid of the same name which is common to the Illawarra area.
Astron Limited's Donald mineral sands project in the Murray Basin Region of Victoria will become one of the worlds top five zircon producers.rn
The Donaldson open cut black coal mine in the Hunter Valley of NSW is owned by giant Chinese miner Yanzhou through its Australian subsidiary Yancoal.
The Drayton open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley of NSW produces five million tonnes of thermal coal annually for both the domestic and export market.
The Dubbo Zirconia project, near Dubbo in New South Wales, is situated on one of the largest rare metals and rare earth deposits in the world.
The Duralie open cut coal mine that began production in March 2003, is owned by Chinese miner Yancoal and operated under contract by Leighton Mining.
The Endeavor Mine at Cobar in New South Wales is owned by CBH Resources Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of the Japanese Toho Zinc Company Limited.
The Ginkgo Mine, in the South West of New South Wales, was the first such mine to start production in the rich heavy mineral sand deposits of the Murray Basin.
The Glendell black coal open cut mine is approved to produce 3.6 million tonnes a year of run of mine (ROM) coal for Xstrata Coal.
Located in Glennies Creek NSW, mining Coal black
The Gloucester Gas project has received Australian Federal Government approval. This allows the project to go ahead and expand the gas supply in NSW fivefold.
The Hawkins Hill Project, at Hill End in NSW, has built up its gold resource and to date produced 35,000 tonnes of ore grading at 11 grams of gold a tonne.
Construction of the YTC owned Hera underground gold and silver mining project is underway 100 kilometres south east of Cobar in western New South Wales.
The Hill End Tambaroora Gold Field was the site of Australia's first reef mining and at one time was the richest gold mining area in New South Wales.
The Hillgrove Gold Project in NSW has a new owner with Straits Resources selling the project to Bracken Resources Pty Ltd in March 2013.
The Howick open pit coal mine in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW was merged with Hunter Valley Mines, to create the Hunter Valley Operations, in 2000.
The Hunter Valley Complex near Singleton in New South Wales is owned and operated by Coal and Allied, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Coal Australia.
The Integra open cut mine in NSW's Hunter Valley is known as the Camberwell Colliery (Integra Camberwell). It is part of the Integra Mine Complex.
The Integra (Glennies Creek) coal mining complex in New South Wales is located 12 kilometres from Singleton in the coal rich Upper Hunter Valley.
The Inverell – Glen Innes districts in the New England Region of New South Wales, is home to the most economic and largest sapphire deposits in Australia.
Invincible Colliery and Cullen Valley Mine, both privately owned by Coalpac Pty Ltd, have been placed in care and maintenance since 2013, with coal reserves either exhausted or uneconomic.
The small Ivanhoe North coal mine in the Ben Bullen State Forest near Lithgow in New South Wales ceased operating in 2012.
The Kandos Cement Plant in New South Wales that played an important role in the First World War, closed in September 2011 after 97 years of cement making.
Caltex announced in 2012 that it had taken the decision to convert its Kurnell oil refinery, in Botany Bay NSW, into a fuel import terminal, by 2014.
The Kurri Kurri aluminium smelter in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, owned by Hydro Aluminium, was in operation from 1969 through to October 2012.
Liddell Coal, the operators of the Liddell coal mine at Ravensworth in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW, is owned by Glencore Xstrata and Mitsui Matsushima.
Opal mining at Lightning Ridge is undertaken by numerous small mining claims being worked by individual miners. A miner can have no more than two claims.
The Mandalong underground coal mine in NSW, that Centennial Coal purchased from Powercoal, in 2002, looks forward to full production continuing up until 2035.
Construction of the Mangoola open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of NSW was completed in 2011 three months ahead of schedule and under budget.
The Mannering coal mine owned by Centennial Coal Company Limited in the NSW Newcastle Coalfields was closed and placed on care and maintenance in 2013.
The Marchinbar Island bauxite deposit in far north Northern Territory could be mined to satisfy a growing demand from China in the near future.
The town of Marmor in Central Queensland was established to support the limestone mining operation that was, in turn, developed to supply lime products to Mount Morgan.
Granted approval in July 2013 one of the last tier 1 coal projects left in australia with 30years lifespan and 362 million tonnes of recoverable coal
The Metropolitan Mine in NSW has been in continuous operation for over 125 years, making it the oldest continually operating coal mine in Australia.
The Mineral Hill copper mine at Condobolin in the Cobar Basin of Central NSW, is owned by KBL Mining. It also a produces lead, zinc, silver and gold.
The Moolarben Coal complex that is located in the Hunter Valley Region of New South Wales, near Mudgee, is majority owned by Yancoal Australia Pty Ltd.
The Mount Arthur coal mine in NSW is the largest coal mine in the Hunter Valley and is surrounded by horse studs, vineyards and olive groves.
The Mount Fitton talc mine in S.A. that is owned by Sibelco, is located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide and is one of the state's northern most mines.
The Mount Owen black coal open pit at Singleton in New South Wales is one of the deepest coal mining pits in Australia.
Mount Thorley Warkworth is the integration of two open cut coal mines in the New South Wales Hunter Valley 15 kilometres south of Singleton.
The N.S.W. Hunter Valley Muswellbrook No. 2 open pit coal mine has completed its mining operations and is in the process of rehabilitation.
The Myuna underground black coal mine is situated at Wangi Wangi near Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, 25 kilometres south west of Newcastle.
The Narrabri underground coal mine in New South Wales plans to grow its locally based workforce, bring people to the region and provide training opportunities.
Santos is preparing to develop its Narrabri Gas project in north west New South Wales that will help make NSW less reliant on future CSG from Queensland.
The New Cobar underground gold deposit is reached via access from the Fort Bourke open cut mine at Cobar in outback NSW between Nyngan and Wilcannia.
The New Occidental gold mine at Cobar in NSW has experienced many ups and down for over 100 years. It was last reopened in 2001 by Peak Gold Mines.
The Newstan Lochiel coal mining project in NSW is planned to process eight million tonnes of coal annually. Double the amount allowed at the Newstan Plant.
North East Larsons satellite mining operations in the Girilambone Complex 15 kilometres from Hermidale in NSW has been subjected to many ups and downs.
Northparkes, a gold and copper mine located 27 kilometres from Parkes in Central West New South Wales.
Indian company, Gujarat NRE Coke, acquired the NRE No 1 colliery in 2004 to provide a steady supply of high quality coke for its Indian operations.
NRE Wongawilli coal mine in the Southern Coalfields of New South Wales is now fully owned by Indian company Gujarat NRE Coking Coal Limited.
Local accommodation built to house workers at the Tritton copper mine at Nyngan in NSW in 2009 cut costs incurred with a previous fly in fly out policy.
The mining of feldspar is carried out at the Oberon White Granite Stone Quarry near Oberon New South Wales by the Mudgee Stone Company.
The Boral Peppertree Project is to benefit from an innovative in pit crushing machine at its new Peppertree Quarry at Marulan South in New South Wales.
The Perseverance underground copper and gold mine near Cobar in New South Wales has the largest high grade gold resource of all the Peak Gold Mine deposits.
The Pine Dale coal mine in New South Wales is now owned by Chinese energy company CLP Holdings through its Australian subsidiary Energy Australia.
Energy Resources operated Ranger uranium project covers 79 square kilometres in Northern Territory adjacent to the world famous Kakadu National Park.
The Ravensworth East open pit coal mine located in the Hunter Valley 25 kilometres from Singleton is part of the greater Mount Owen Complex.
The Ravensworth Narama open cut coal mine, near Singleton in NSW, has productive life extended until 2016.
The Ravensworth underground coal mine, a joint venture between Resource Pacific Pty Limited and Posco, has been managed by Xstrata Coal since February 2008
The Ravensworth West black coal mine near Singleton in New South Wales commenced mining operations in April 2006 and ceased operations in 2011.
The Ridgeway gold mine near Orange in New South Wales is one of the largest underground gold mines in Australia and one of most efficient in the world.
The Rixs Creek open cut black coal mine at Singleton NSW was opened in 1990 to produce both high quality and thermal coal for local consumption and export
The Rocglen open cut coal mine in the Gunnedah Basin Region of New South Wales has a mine of life that is expected to cease in 2016.
The Snapper mineral sands mine in the far south west of NSW is a natural extension of the older Ginkgo sand mine 10 kilometres to its north.
The Springvale underground coal mine, one of the highest mines in Australia at 921 metres above sea level, is located 120 kilometres north west of Sydney.
The Stratford coal mine was expected to close in 2003, however, if expansion planning approvals are successful, the operation can be extended to 2030.
Mining operations of the Sunnyside open cut coal mine in Queensland were suspended indefinitely by its owner Whitehaven Coal Mining in October 2012.
The Tahmoor Coal Mine, located 70 kilometres from Sydney in the Southern Highland of NSW, began operations in 1979, is now a major producer of coking coal.
The Tullawang underground mine at Gulong near Mudgee in Central Western New South Wales is the state's sole magnetite producer.
Tarrawonga, a black coal open cut mine 42 kilometres from Gunnedah in New South Wales, is operated by Tarrawonga Coal and majority owned by Whitehaven.
The Tasman underground coal mine near Maitland in NSW has improved mine safety by successfully introducing the Duncan technique in partial pillar removal.
Peak Mines at Cobar in New South Wales is a group of five gold and copper underground mines owned by Canadian mining company New Gold Incorporated.
Pinnacles Mining Pty Ltd was wound up in May 2011 but Perilya Limited have moved in by acquiring leases over the Pinnacles deposits.
The Thuddungra magnesium mine in NSW is owned by Indian company Excel Colour and Fritz through its subsidiaries Young Mining and Causmag International.
The Tomingley gold mining project near Parkes in NSW, that is online to be commissioned in early 2014, has an expected mine life of seven to 10 years.
The historic Triple Chance Mine in far western New South Wales is no longer operating but its fame lives on through its founder Tess Alfonsi and links to the NASA Space Program.
The Tritton Copper mine is showing potential to be an important producer for it owner Straits Resources in delivering high grade copper to its Asian customers.
Ulan Coal Mines Limited in the NSW Western Coalfields consist of two underground mines, Ulan No 3 and Ulan West, as well as an open cut coal reserve.
The NSW Government has supported the approval of the Wallarah 2 coal mine near Newcastle stating there is no objection on environmental grounds.
The Peabody owned Wambo open cut and underground black coal mine in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW is operated by Downer EDI Mining Contractors.
The Warkworth open cut coal mine near Bulga in the Hunter Valley Region of NSW is fighting for its life to overturn a decision to not allow expansion.
The Watermark open cut coal mining project near Gunnedah in New South Wales is Chinese company Shenhua's first major Australian operation
The Werris Creek black coal mine is located on the Quirindi Road, four kilometres from Werris Creek, in the Central Northern Region of New South Wales.
West Cliff Colliery's expansion project approval has extended its mine life for another 30 years and given certainty to local steel mills and power generation.
The West Wallsend underground coal mine in New South Wales runs under the F3 Freeway near Cockle Creek 110 kilometres north east of Sydney.
The closure of the Westside coal mine in the Hunter Valley of NSW in February 2012 after almost 20 years of operation marked an end of an era.
There is no remaining commercial opal mining at White Cliffs in NSW but there is a flat landscape with thousands of mounds left over from a busier time.
The Wilpinjong open pit coal mine north east of Mudgee, in mid west New South Wales, has sought approval to mine an additional three million tonnes of coal.
The NSW Government has approved the re opening of the Woodlawn copper, zinc, lead and gold mine at Tarago, near Goulburn, after 15 years of closure.