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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.

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Resources Regulator suspends exploration licences

Published: 21st December 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator has suspended all operations on two exploration licences held by mining companies Total Mineral Pty Ltd and Total Iron Pty Ltd.

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Criminal proceedings underway against far western stone quarries

Published: 20th December 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has begun criminal proceedings against Far Western Stone Quarries Pty Ltd and its director Mr Antony Martin for an alleged breach of the Mining Act 1992.

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Resources Regulator report reveals causes behind Tahmoor mine incident

Published: 20th December 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has released a new report into an incident which saw two workers trapped for almost nine hours 162 metres below ground at Tahmoor Coal Mine near Picton in the Southern Highlands.

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New Mine Safety Advisory Council Chair

Published: 5th December 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has announced former Government Minister George Souris has been appointed as the new Chair of the State’s peak health and safety body for the mining industry, the Mine Safety Advisory Council (MSAC).

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Heavy fine for Newcrest Mining Limited over Cadia mine death

Published: 3rd December 2018

Newcrest Mining Ltd has been convicted and fined $450,000 following a prosecution by the Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator over the death of a worker at the underground Ridgway Mine at Cadia near Orange in 2015.

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NSW Quarry Services convicted and fined $30000 for breaching Work Health & Safety laws

Published: 3rd December 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has welcomed a court decision to convict and fine NSW Quarry Services Pty Ltd $30,000 for failing to report two dangerous roll-over incidents to the Regulator.

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Resources Regulator commences prosecution action over an opal mine fatality

Published: 28th November 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Tony Glenn Cummings, for allegedly failing to comply with work health and safety which resulted in the death of a miner.

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Resources Regulator issues prohibition notice to Maules Creek Mine near Boggabri

Published: 27th November 2018

The Resources Regulator is investigating a number of recent incidents involving heaving vehicles at Maules Creek mine in the Gunnedah Basin.