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The latest news from Port Waratah

Throsby Creek Cleanup

Throsby Creek the winner in clean up

Helping Jenny's Place help Newcastle women

Domestic violence is an issue for all Novocastrians, and Port Waratah is increasing its involvement with Jenny’s Place to help support women and children who are exposed to the damaging effects of violence in their homes.

Rio Tinto announcement regarding Coal and Allied

Port Waratah notes the announcement by Rio Tinto tonight that it has reached an agreement to sell its interest in Coal and Allied Industries Ltd to Yancoal Australia Ltd.

UPDATE: Conveyor Fire at Kooragang Coal Terminal

Operations at Port Waratah’s Kooragang Terminal have resumed following a fire on a conveyor system on Friday afternoon.

Conveyor Fire at Kooragang Coal Terminal

This afternoon at approximately 3:00pm a fire was identified on a conveyor system at Port Waratah’s Kooragang Terminal. The conveyor system was not operating at the time.

New Shiploaders Arrive at Port Waratah

At noon today two new shiploaders arrived in the Port of Newcastle on the big lift vessel, the Happy Buccaneer bound for Port Waratah’s Carrington Terminal.

Port Waratah to Update Shiploaders

After loading more than 300 million tonnes of coal over the past 40 years, the hard working shiploaders at Port Waratah Coal Services’ Carrington terminal are about to be replaced.

Community Announcement

Port Waratah understand that a number of people are planning protests on or around Newcastle Harbour on Saturday 7th May and Sunday 8th May.

2015 Sustainable Development Report Published

Each year Port Waratah publishes a report on its performance across key areas of Sustainable Development; governance, people, social, economic and environmental.

Port Waratah Announces Penny Winn as New Chair

Port Waratah Coal Services announced the appointment of a new Chairperson today following the retirement of Michael Harvey at the end of May.

Port Waratah Welcomes Recommendation for Terminal 4 Approval

Terminal 4 has reached another milestone today, with the Department of Planning & Environment recommending the Project for approval and referring the application to the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) for determination.

Port Waratah Announces Resignation of Chairman

The Chairman of Port Waratah Coal Services, Michael Harvey, has announced that he is stepping down after nearly six years in the role.

Supporting Local Surf Clubs

Port Waratah is very proud of our long-running partnership with Newcastle Surf Life Saving Club, which has provided $180,000 to the club over the last six years.

Kooragang Terminal Celebrates 30 Years of Operations

In November 1979 the NSW State Government announced the acceptance of findings by the Coal Export Strategy Task Force, recommending the construction of a major new loader at Kooragang.

The DADEE of all Activity Programs to Benefit Young Girls

A world-first lifestyle program developed to enhance the physical and social-emotional wellbeing of young girls was launched today by University of Newcastle researchers.

Port Waratah Recognised for Its Health and Wellbeing Practices

Port Waratah has been recognised by the National Safety Council of Australia, 2014 National Safety Awards of Excellence for the quality of its employee health programmes.

Newcastle Society of Artists Prize

Port Waratah has long been a supporter of the arts and cultural scene in Newcastle. This includes supporting Watt Space Student Art Prize, the 2hrs North Photography Project and Newcastle Community Arts Centre.

Port Waratah University Scholarships Announced

Two Port Waratah Coal Services Undergraduate Scholarships were awarded at a breakfast function during the University of Newcastle Scholars Week in September.

Port Waratah Announces a Reduction of Roles

Port Waratah announced to its workforce today a further 32 redundancies across its business.

Celebrating Harry's House

In June, Port Waratah and Harry’s House celebrated the conclusion of a formal three year partnership.

Port Waratah Announces a Reduction of Roles

Port Waratah has announced to its workforce today that 34 roles would be made redundant across the business.

Port Waratah Welcomes Terminal 4 PAC Announcements

Port Waratah Coal Services has welcomed the announcement of the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) Panel and Public Hearing dates today.

Terminal 4 Project Reaches Next Planning Milestone

The Terminal 4 Project development application has been referred to the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment today – reaching another key milestone in the development approval process.