News Archive

Planning for Future Opportunity - Terminal 4 Report Goes Public

The next milestone on Terminal 4’s journey has been reached with the public exhibition of the Preferred Project Report (PPR) opening on Monday (16th September 2013) for a period of six weeks.

Port Waratah's Project 145 Open for Business

An important milestone for Newcastle was reached today with the official opening of Port Waratah Coal Services’ Project 145 by the NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, the Hon. Duncan Gay.

Terminal 4 Public Submissions Released

Last Friday, the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DP&I) released the public submissions from the exhibition of the Terminal 4 Preferred Project Report (PPR).

Port Waratah Accepts Fine for Sump Overflow

Port Waratah Coal Services has been fined $15,000 overnight, over a small discharge into the harbour at its Carrington Coal Terminal in October 2012.

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.

Port Waratah Announces a Reduction of Roles

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

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.

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.

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.

Celebrating Harry's House

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

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.

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 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.

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.