Against a backdrop of a difficult coal market environment involving low coal prices and high uncertainty, NCIG continues to see strong throughput volumes while maintaining very low operating costs for our customers. Indeed 2015 was a record year for the fifth straight year with throughput in excess of 49 million tonnes.

We continue to make environmental improvements to our business, the latest being a number of chute modifications to minimise any transfer point spillage. Over the last 12 months we have strengthened our flood controls to substantially increase our site water holding capacity.

All approvals have now been obtained to construct our Migratory Shorebird Compensatory Habitat on Ash Island with construction started in April of this year. When finished, this habitat will be 24 hectares in size and will provide roosting and foraging habitat for migratory waders protected under the international environmental conventions.

NCIG are pro-actively working with the EPA by implementing a monitoring system to assess the deposition of coal on the outside of wagons entering NCIG. Through this we aim to assist in addressing community concerns surrounding coal dust in the rail corridor.

NCIG takes great pride in the support we provide to local communities and charities. We continue to support through our regular channels such as the annual charity ball and the 6-monthly community support program.

On a personal level, I was fortunate enough to represent NCIG in the 2015 CEO Sleep-out which raises much needed funds for the St Vincent DePaul Society. Through this activity we managed to achieve the highest number of donations for any person within the Newcastle/Hunter Region. Thanks largely to the generosity of our employees.

This year, NCIG has also chosen to support the Newcastle Many Rivers Program, with an annual contribution of $25,000. Many rivers is a not-for-profit organisation assisting local people establish new businesses through financial and mentoring support.

Our company places great value on our people and the environment, achievement, teamwork, involvement and our customers and suppliers.

Aaron Johansen
Chief Executive Officer
February 2016


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Bouncing with 
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NCIG is committed to a variety of works to offset biodiversity impacts created by construction of the terminal. Part of these offsets is development of a 78 hectare Green and Golden Bell Frog habitat on Ash Island, part of the Hunter Wetlands National Park.

Construction was completed in November last year including the shaping of aquatic and terrestrial habitat in seven individual stages and planting of 60,000 native wetland plant species.

Captive-bred frogs are currently being introduced into the habitat with the aim of establishing a sustainable population of Green and Golden Bell Frogs in an area of the national park where the species was previously known to exist.

Working with scientists from the University of Newcastle, NCIG is responsible for the management of this area of the National Park to maintain the sustainable frog population.

As part of our commitment to the health and well-being of its employees, NCIG has established the Bounce Program. It includes a fully-funded gym program, access to physiotherapy for
non-work-related injuries, exercise physiologist and dietician, a vaccination program and voluntary health assessments.

Initiatives included weight loss and fitness challenges, participation in events including fun runs, bike rides and triathlons, lunch box preparation etc.

The results have been outstanding, with combined weight loss over six weeks of 210 kilograms and average weight loss of 4.3% of bodyweight, with the overall winner losing 15.2% of their bodyweight. There was 99% attendance at the voluntary Biannual Health Assessment and 80% of employees completed the Bounce Better Fitness Challenge.

 To demonstrate its commitment to supporting the communities in and around our operation on Kooragang Island, NCIG established a Community Support Program in 2010. The
objective of the Program is simple – to help community groups within the local area to help the people of the local area.

A committee with representation from the community and NCIG meets twice each year to assess applications and provide advice on the allocation of funds. In October last year, members of the 21 successful groups gathered at NCIG for an afternoon tea to meet and discuss their projects.

The next round of funding closes on 31st March. For more information, including guidelines and application form, go to





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All enquiries about the Terminal should be directed to NCIG at or calling 4920 3900 during business hours.

A 24-hour complaints hotline is also available by calling
1800 016 304.

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