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Port Waratah Delivers Sustainable Outcomes in 2021

From today, local community members and stakeholders can explore Port Waratah’s environmental, social and economic performance through their 2021 annual reporting suite.

Local Voices Community Survey

Join the conversation: Port Waratah wants to hear local voices

Port Waratah Coal Services – 2021 Year in Review

Port Waratah Coal Services, operator of the Kooragang and Carrington coal terminals in Newcastle, recorded a significant year-on-year increase in the volume of coal handled for export.

Newcastle is Making Waves for International Disability Day

Making Waves Foundation (MWF) will launch its sail-based programs permanently in Newcastle on December 2, 2021, coinciding with International Day for Persons with a Disability.

Port Waratah Water Saving Initiatives Win Love Water Award

Port Waratah has taken out a Love Water Love Business Award for outstanding results in our Carrington Coal Terminal's water management and efficiency improvement initiatives

New partnership helps keep families and pets together after domestic violence trauma

Over the last 16 months, Dog Rescue Newcastle, has received a staggering amount of calls from women wanting to surrender or foster their animals for safety concerns due to a domestic violence situation at home. A new partnership with Port Waratah Coal Services has provided additional resources to help keep families and pets together through a new Safe and Sound program.

Dixon Park SLSC new ATV to help save lives this summer season

Dixon Park Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) has received funding from Port Waratah Coal Services to purchase a new all-terrain vehicle that provides lifeguards quick access along the beach for when seconds matter during a rescue.

Communication Strengthens Communities: Port Waratah keen to hear local voices

Local Newcastle residents are invited to share their views to influence and inform Port Waratah Coal Services’ decision making and strategy through the Local Voices Community Survey, now open until 19 October.

Ongoing Tenure Secured for Port Waratah’s Carrington Terminal

Port Waratah Coal Services announce today an extension to the Carrington Terminal lease from 2024 to the end of 2031.

Port Waratah Wins Diversity Program and Performance Award

Port Waratah is very proud to have won the Excellence in Diversity Program and Performance Award in this year’s Women in Mining Awards announced on Friday by the NSW Minerals Council.

New Wetland Species

A new species has been discovered at the Hunter Wetlands Centre.

Port Waratah investing in Carrington Terminal for improved efficiency and reliability

Port Waratah Coal Services will be investing more than $7.5 million on 15 maintenance and infrastructure projects during a major outage at the Carrington Coal Terminal this month.

Light It Up Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness

Port Waratah and Got Your Back Sista shine purple light for domestic violence awareness

Port Waratah Delivers Sustainable Outcomes in 2020

Port Waratah Coal Services has today launched its Annual Reporting suite for 2020, sharing its performance openly and proudly with key stakeholders and the local community.

Local Voices Can Make a Difference: Community Survey Now Open

Local Newcastle communities can influence strategy, share their views and inspire others from today through the Local Voices Community Survey, conducted by Port Waratah Coal Services.

Funding helps Newcastle volunteers save lives on the water

Boating safety on Newcastle waterways has been boosted thanks to Port Waratah Coal Services’ support to ensure Marine Rescue Newcastle remains ready to respond to emergencies.

Maiden voyage of world’s first LNG-fuelled large bulk cargo vessel berths at Port Waratah

Port Waratah Coal Services welcomed the HL ECO, a LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, on Monday at the Kooragang Terminal, as the first port of the global eco-friendly vessel’s maiden voyage from Korea.

Port Waratah Coal Services - 2020 Year in Review

Port Waratah plays a key role in the Hunter Valley Coal Chain that reaches across the globe – ensuring efficient delivery of coal to a global customer base.

Port Waratah invests $300,000 into Hunter region’s medical research capability

The region’s health and medical researchers and local people will benefit from a new partnership between Port Waratah Coal Services (Port Waratah), Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Local Health District.

Reflecting on a year of WiFi helping seafarers connect with home

Port Waratah Coal Services has been providing seafarers with free WiFi services on vessels at their Kooragang and Carrington wharf facilities for over 12 months, since October 2019.

Port Waratah Lights it up blue to support Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Tonight, Port Waratah Coal Services in partnership with Hunter Prostate Cancer Alliance (HPCA) will light up the night blue to support International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Every night during September, two shiploaders at the Carrington Terminal will shine blue to raise awareness for the “Little Prick” campaign.

Light It Up Blue – Photography Competition

September, Australia’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, puts the spotlight on prostate cancer and highlights its impact on those affected by the disease in our community.

Port Waratah Extends Local Voices Programme

Port Waratah is pleased to announce it is extending its Local Voices survey program for a further two years. The Local Voices surveys will be delivered by Voconiq, a new Australian business spinout from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.

Stefanie Loader announced as new Port Waratah Chairperson

Port Waratah Coal Services announced the appointment of a new Chairperson today following Penny Winn stepping down in December 2019.

National Recognition for Local HR Talent

Human Resources Director has named their Rising Stars from across Australia, with Newcastle-based Sam Noakes making the coveted list for 2020.

Sweet Boost for Visiting Seafarers

While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the way we live and work, our region’s critical export activities continue, although very differently.

Collaborating For Sustainable Outcomes

Port Waratah Coal Services has published its annual Sustainable Development Report, describing our sustainability approach and performance for the 2019 calendar year.

Port Waratah Update on COVID-19

As the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and change rapidly, Port Waratah’s approach is aimed at ensuring the health and wellbeing of our employees, contractors and visitors, while minimising potential disruption to the service we provide to our customers.

Australia Day Harbour Swim

Newcastle's most iconic event returns for its 25th Anniversary.