For the coal industry, being a good neighbour is about removing the barriers between itself and its stakeholders including local communities, First Nations, environmental groups and all levels of government. Coal companies, miners, unions and governments also work in partnership to make coal mining a safer occupation.
Mining companies make many contributions to the local quality of life. In addition to the property and business taxes, salaries and company procurement that all stimulate and support the local economy, companies support communities in many ways.
Ways coal mining companies support communities