20
Apr
2021

Opal mine safety workshop - Lightning Ridge

Location: Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, 29 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

This two day safety awareness course has been combined with the mine operators’ workshop. It covers the knowledge and skills required to be a mine operator at an opal mine, including safety policy, hazard identification, maintenance, risk management, people management, emergency response plans and contractors.

Individuals wanting to apply for a mineral claim in the Lightning Ridge mineral claims district are required to complete this course as part of their application.

The cost of the workshop is $165.00 and includes a generic Mine Safety Management Plan (MSMP) that can be tailored to suit your operation, MSMP supplementary documents, log book, additional reference material and templates, a printed copy of the NSW opal and gemstone mining guide and morning tea and lunch on both days.

Click here to purchase tickets.

22
Apr
2021

Lightning Ridge environmental awareness course

Location: Online

Before being able to hold a mineral claim in Opal Prospecting Area 4  or on the property 'Wyoming', the environmental awareness course must also be completed in addition to the opal mining safety workshop.

The course gives an overview on how to minimise damage to the environment whilst conducting exploration and mining activities, and covers many issues including impacts on flora and fauna, prevention of soil erosion, subsidence impacts, mullock management, Aboriginal or historic sites and puddling operations.

This free course is available online, on demand.

To register, please follow the link and provide your details. You will then receive a link to a 40 minute video.

4
May
2021

Exploration in the Gallery - the art of exploration

Location: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney.

Join the Geological Survey of NSW during Minerals Week 2021

This popular free annual event provides an opportunity to learn about the state’s prospective geology and network with others in the industry.

Speakers will present the results of the latest work by the Geological Survey of NSW in support of the state’s mineral exploration industry.

If a change in COVID19 restrictions prevents a physical event, the talks will be presented online.

Registration and more information

5
May
2021

MISHEF - Metalliferous Industry Safety and Health Engagement Forum

Location: Online

* By invitation

The Metalliferous Industry Safety and Health Engagement Forum (MISHEF) is a collaborative meeting, hosted by the NSW Resources Regulator, to share knowledge across the metalliferous mining industry.

Our inspectors will review emerging issues and trends in metalliferous mines. Content matter experts are invited to present to the group on aspects of the trends and issues identified.

The meeting also includes a review of recent incidents, topical issues, updates on guidelines and standards, discussion of published safety alerts, bulletins, investigation releases and relevant incidents and events at mines for the previous six months. This event is an essential part of meeting continual professional development (CPD) requirements for holders of practicing certificates. It also provides networking opportunities and an avenue for direct communication with the Regulator.

Meeting attendees are encouraged to discuss key learnings from their experiences and participate in constructive technical discussion.

For more information about the meeting, or to request an invitation, please contact the industry engagement team, on rr.workshops@planning.nsw.gov.au

8
Jun
2021

Opal mine safety workshop - Lightning Ridge

Location: Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, 29 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

This two day safety awareness course has been combined with the mine operators’ workshop. It covers the knowledge and skills required to be a mine operator at an opal mine, including safety policy, hazard identification, maintenance, risk management, people management, emergency response plans and contractors.

Individuals wanting to apply for a mineral claim in the Lightning Ridge mineral claims district are required to complete this course as part of their application.

The cost of the workshop is $165.00 and includes a generic Mine Safety Management Plan (MSMP) that can be tailored to suit your operation, MSMP supplementary documents, log book, additional reference material and templates, a printed copy of the NSW opal and gemstone mining guide and morning tea and lunch on both days.

Click here to purchase tickets.

10
Jun
2021

Lightning Ridge environmental awareness course

Location: Online

Before being able to hold a mineral claim in Opal Prospecting Area 4  or on the property 'Wyoming', the environmental awareness course must also be completed in addition to the opal mining safety workshop.

The course gives an overview on how to minimise damage to the environment whilst conducting exploration and mining activities, and covers many issues including impacts on flora and fauna, prevention of soil erosion, subsidence impacts, mullock management, Aboriginal or historic sites and puddling operations.

This free course is available online, on demand.

To register, please follow the link and provide your details. You will then receive a link to a 40 minute video.

6
Jul
2021

Opal mine safety workshop - White Cliffs

Location: White Cliffs Public Hall, Johnston St, White Cliffs

This two day safety awareness course has been combined with the mine operators’ workshop. It covers the knowledge and skills required to be a mine operator at an opal mine, including safety policy, hazard identification, maintenance, risk management, people management, emergency response plans and contractors.

Individuals wanting to apply for a mineral claim in the White Cliffs mineral claims district are required to complete this course as part of their application.

The cost of the workshop is $165.00 and includes a generic Mine Safety Management Plan (MSMP) that can be tailored to suit your operation, MSMP supplementary documents, log book, additional reference material and templates, a printed copy of the NSW opal and gemstone mining guide and morning tea and lunch on both days.

Click here to purchase tickets.

20
Jul
2021

Opal mine safety workshop - Lightning Ridge

Location: Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, 29 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

This two day safety awareness course has been combined with the mine operators’ workshop. It covers the knowledge and skills required to be a mine operator at an opal mine, including safety policy, hazard identification, maintenance, risk management, people management, emergency response plans and contractors.

Individuals wanting to apply for a mineral claim in the Lightning Ridge mineral claims district are required to complete this course as part of their application.

The cost of the workshop is $165.00 and includes a generic Mine Safety Management Plan (MSMP) that can be tailored to suit your operation, MSMP supplementary documents, log book, additional reference material and templates, a printed copy of the NSW opal and gemstone mining guide and morning tea and lunch on both days.

Click here to purchase tickets.

11
Aug
2021

30th Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar

Location: TBA

Save the date

30th Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar.

For more information visit our safety seminars page.

31
Aug
2021

Opal mine safety workshop - Lightning Ridge

Location: Lightning Ridge Bowling Club, 29 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

This two day safety awareness course has been combined with the mine operators’ workshop. It covers the knowledge and skills required to be a mine operator at an opal mine, including safety policy, hazard identification, maintenance, risk management, people management, emergency response plans and contractors.

Individuals wanting to apply for a mineral claim in the Lightning Ridge mineral claims district are required to complete this course as part of their application.

The cost of the workshop is $165.00 and includes a generic Mine Safety Management Plan (MSMP) that can be tailored to suit your operation, MSMP supplementary documents, log book, additional reference material and templates, a printed copy of the NSW opal and gemstone mining guide and morning tea and lunch on both days.

Click here to purchase tickets.