Resources Regulator shuts down Wongawilli mine over serious safety issues

Published: 19th March 2019

Following ongoing issues at Wongawilli Mine, near Appin, the NSW Resources Regulator’s Chief Inspector of Mines has issued a stop work order to the mine operator in accordance with section 51 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum sites) Act.

Prohibition notices issued to Wongawilli mine

Published: 14th March 2019

Section 195 prohibition notices have been served on Wongawilli Mine near Appin, preventing the operation of underground conveyors at the site.

Regulator welcomes court verdict on Macmahon Mining Services

Published: 28th February 2019

The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal has upheld an appeal by the Attorney General against the inadequacy of a sentence ordered against Macmahon Mining Services Pty Ltd in 2016.

Mining resumes at Wongawilli

Published: 26th February 2019

A section 195 notice that was issued to Wongawilli mine in the Illawarra, prohibiting all mining activity and persons remaining underground, other than a minimal number to undertake maintenance activities, has been lifted.

$6.5 million funding boost for innovative low emission technology

Published: 22nd February 2019

The brightest minds in the NSW resources and power generation sectors have been awarded more than $6.5 million in funding for their research ideas.

Mining prohibited at Wongawilli

Published: 20th February 2019

A section 195 notice has been issued to Wongawilli mine in the Illawarra, prohibiting all mining activity and persons remaining underground, other than a minimal number to undertake maintenance activities.

Resources Regulator allows work to resume at mine near Young

Published: 18th February 2019

Following an assessment today at Thuddungra mine by a team of Resources Regulator inspectors, the stop work order placed on the mine site has been revoked by the Chief Inspector of Mines.

Resources Regulator suspends mining lease in state's far-west

Published: 8th February 2019

A mine in the State’s far-west has been shut down temporarily, after the Resources Regulator suspended the titleholder’s mining lease.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Tahmoor Colliery

Published: 22nd January 2019

The Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at Tahmoor Colliery, located south of Sydney, on Saturday afternoon where a mine worker suffered a serious leg injury.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Mt Arthur mine

Published: 18th January 2019

The Resources Regulator is responding to an incident at Mt Arthur Coal Mine in the Hunter Valley.