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Pilot program gives students work skills

When it comes to getting a job in the mining industry, a group of 11 Cobar High School (CHS) students has “gotten the jump” on other students around the state. The CHS students have recently completed a nine week Work Skills Preparation course at the CSA Mine. The pilot course, […]

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CSA Mine opens up

CSA Mine threw open the gates and welcomed members of the public on Sunday for a fun family day out. Kids were able to get a close look at where their mums and dads go to work, and the machinery used in the mine, while community members took the opportunity […]

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Students swap uniforms for hi-vis as CSA welcomes trainees

Five students from Cobar High School last week began school-based apprenticeships and traineeships with the CSA Mine. Benjamin Howson and Joshua Chaplain have been taken on by the mine as school-based apprentices in the field of Electrotechnology—Electrician; Ted Smith has commenced an Automotive Mobile Plant apprenticeship; Kaycee Cain is doing […]

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Aurelia the latest to show interest in CSA purchase

Aurelia Metals Limited (AMI) has confirmed it has held “preliminary discussions” with Glencore in relation to the potential purchase of Cobar’s CSA Mine. Aurelia owns the Peak Gold Mines and Hera Mine near Nymagee. The company released a “clarifying statement” to the ASX last week following a question raised at […]

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CSA welcomes apprentices

CSA Mine has welcomed four new apprentices this year, Adrian Borodin (Metal Fabrication & Welding), Craig Fielding (Electrical), Simon Oliver (Heavy Diesel) and Dylan Boland (Fitting & Machining). Craig, Adrian and Simon are all mature age apprentices who have previous experience working in the mining industry while Dylan completed his […]

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Local mines look to conserve water

With no end in sight to one of the worst droughts on record Cobar’s three biggest employers, CSA, Endeavor and the Peak mines, are all actively working to conserve water to ensure their operations continue. The mines have been given assurances that their allocations will remain as is until July. […]

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Major players to meet to discuss water

Cobar Shire Council and representatives of Cobar’s three major mines, CSA, Endeavor and Peak, will meet with WaterNSW staff in Cobar next week to discuss our water situation. WaterNSW manages and operates the state’s 42 dams and storages to deliver water for environmental, domestic, town water, stock, industrial and irrigation […]