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NSW mining companies inject $14.9 billion into NSW economy despite COVID-19 pandemic

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Despite the world going through the COVID-19 pandemic, the mining companies in NSW injected $14.9 billion into the NSW economy. 

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member company Expenditure Survey found the 27 participating mining companies directly injected $14.9 billion in 2019-20, while supporting tens of thousands of jobs and generating billions in additional spending across NSW, particularly in regional communities. 

“Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that gripped the world last year, mining’s contribution to the NSW economy remained strong in 2019-20, with increases in jobs, salaries and the number of local mining supplier businesses in NSW,” NSW Minerals Council CEO, Stephen Galilee said.

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