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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. […]

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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 […]

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AWU hears Peak workers’ concerns

The Australian Workers Union (AWU) is concerned the protracted uncertainty of employment at Peak Gold Mines (PGM) is having a detrimental effect on the mental health and safety of their members. AWU NSW Branch vice president Ron Cowdrey and organiser Brock Skelton were in Cobar last week to meet with […]

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Peak goes contract

Aurelia Metals management has told Peak Gold Mines employees the company will be making the transition from “owner-mining” to “contract-mining”. Management held a meeting with employees onsite on Tuesday morning to detail the plans. Since Aurelia Metals’ announcement of their intention to purchase the Peak Gold Mine (PGM) in November […]