NSW unveils strategy to stamp out silicosis

Published: 21st February 2020

Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson today announced a new plan to reduce cases of the deadly lung disease silicosis, caused by ingesting harmful dust.

Incident at Ravensworth Operations

Published: 31st January 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 31st January 2020 at Ravensworth Operations near Singleton in NSW.

Maules Creek Coal prosecuted over mining truck collision

Published: 8th January 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Maules Creek Coal Pty Ltd over a collision involving two trucks at the Maules Creek Mine near Narrabri on 21 April 2018.

Young Mining prosecution launched

Published: 7th January 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Young Mining Company Pty Ltd for two alleged contraventions of the Mining Act.

Class exemption for new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard

Published: 20th December 2019

A class exemption has been made that exempts mines and petroleum sites from having to comply with the new respirable crystalline silica exposure standard of 0.05mg/m3 in the revised Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants (WESFAC).

Amendments to Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014

Published: 20th December 2019

The Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Amendment Regulation 2019 was made on 18 December 2020 under the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013.

Biggest-ever evolution of NSW Mining Titles System launched by NSW Government

Published: 11th December 2019

The biggest-ever evolution of the NSW mining titles system is now underway, with the NSW Government today launching phase one of its new Titles Management System.

Incident at Woodlawn Mine

Published: 11th December 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 10 December 2019 at Woodlawn Mine near Tarago in NSW.

Hearts, minds and prosperity: boosting investment in the minerals sector during a time of reduced social licence

Published: 11th December 2019

With global demand for mineral resources growing, there is significant government support for building the resources industry in NSW. Specifically, we’re looking to capitalise on the increasing global demand for ‘strategic’ metals like lithium, cobalt, scandium and rare earths, together with our copper and gold staples.

Incident at Ulan Underground Mine

Published: 9th December 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Ulan Underground Mine.