Karuah gold mining

  • Local community wins battle over gold mining in Karuah catchment

    Media release 26.10.2011: Perth-based Gold of Ophir has this week surrendered to community pressure and abandoned its plans to explore for gold in the Monkerai Valley in the Upper Hunter. This is a rare win in the increasingly heated battle in NSW between expanding mining and preserving precious water and farmland. In May this year, Perth-based mining company Gold of Ophir Pty Ltd applied for 15 licenses to explore for gold covering over 4000 square kilometres ...

    Posted at October 27, 2011 | By : | Categories : Latest News | 0 Comment