Yancoal deploys 28 quiet dozers at Hunter mine site in an effort to reduce mining noise impacts

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated March 22 2022 - 10:04pm, first published 10:01pm
New model: One of the new 'quiet dozers' that have been employed at Yancoal's NSW operations.

A fleet of new quieter dozers have been deployed at Yancoal's NSW open cut mines as part of an effort to reduce noise impacts on surrounding communities.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.