Wollongong Coal escapes 'fit and proper' investigation as regulator finds no evidence

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:25pm, first published July 16 2020 - 3:50am
STALLED: Underground longwall mining at Russell Vale in 2012, when the operation was owned by Gujarat NRE Coking Coal. Picture: ROBERT PEET.

The state's mining regulator has quietly shelved an investigation into whether Wollongong Coal is "fit and proper" to hold a mining licence, saying there was not enough evidence to make a finding.


Ben Langford

Ben Langford


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