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John Richards

Job TitleChairman

Company NameThe Bloomfield Group


John Richards is Chairman of The Bloomfield Group.

The Bloomfield Group is Australian owned and operated and has interests in mining and engineering in the Hunter Valley, NSW. In business for 80 years, Bloomfield employs over 500 people and operates two open-cut mines; Bloomfield Mine at East Maitland (40 mins from Newcastle) and Rix’s Creek Mine, 5km northwest of Singleton, NSW.

Coal from both sites is railed to Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), of which Bloomfield is a founding member and current shareholder. The company's engineering businesses include Four Mile Engineering at East Maitland and Kings Engineering in Rutherford and Lithgow.

The group also has equity positions in companies specialising in renewable energies, recycling and biofuel production.

Conference Sessions

  • Keynote Session: Case Study Collaboration, Technology and Innovation

    29 Aug 2017, 11:35 AM - 12:20 PM, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

    Keynote Session: Case Study Collaboration, Technology and Innovation 

    • Language: English (Australia)

Dates & Times
Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 10am - 4pm
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