Approval for Mount Thorley Warkworth recommended

Rio Tinto has welcomed a recommendation by the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) that approval can be given to continue mining at its integrated Mount Thorley Warkworth operation in the Hunter Valley region of Australia, subject to strict environmental conditions

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Rio Tinto Coal Australia produces thermal and coking coal from operations in the Hunter Valley and the Bowen Basin

The Planning Assessment Commission found that the Mount Thorley and Warkworth Continuation projects are consistent with government policy and legislation, and that the benefits of allowing mining to