New general manager announced for Peak Gold Mines

Peak Gold Mines has welcomed a new general manager with experienced mining leader Craig Thomas commencing in the role last week. Mr Thomas has taken over the GM’s position from Neal Valk who recently resigned from Peak Gold Mines to seek other opportunities. With extensive underground mining knowledge and proven […]

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Peak prosecution proceeds in court

Two years after the death of a worker at the Peak Gold Mine, the NSW Resources Regulator has begun prosecution proceedings in the District Court against the mine. The Regulator will allege Mark Brilley, a local contract worker, died at the mine after working in hot and inadequately ventilated conditions […]

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Developments, doctors and more on council’s list

Cobar Shire Councillors efficiently moved through a lengthy agenda at their February Ordinary Meeting last Thursday. A number of agenda items had previously been workshopped by councillors with many only requiring “a tick and flick” at the meeting. Cr Janine Lea-Barrett praised an “in depth” report submitted to the meeting […]

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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. […]