Mining lease cancelled over non-payment of security deposit

Published: 17th September 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has cancelled the mining lease of an outback opal miner for failing to pay a rehabilitation security deposit.

Airborne survey to map geology, minerals and groundwater starts

Published: 16th September 2019

The Geological Survey of New South Wales has begun a large airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey in central NSW to help map geology, minerals and groundwater.

Defective breathing apparatus identified at a South Coast coal mine

Published: 2nd September 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator is working with mines and a supplier of breathing apparatus after a number of defective units were identified at a South Coast coal mine.

Maules Creek coal mine accident investigation

Published: 28th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed an investigation into a heavy vehicle collision at the Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Gunnedah Basin on 21 April 2018, which left one mine worker with serious injuries.

Total Minerals and Total Iron enforceable undertaking

Published: 27th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted a Mining Act enforceable undertaking from Total Minerals Pty Ltd and Total Iron Pty Ltd in relation to the Cangai Copper Project near Grafton.

Learning from investigations: Mangoola Coal Mine excavator incident

Published: 26th August 2019

Mangoola Coal Mine developed this short video as part of an enforceable undertaking with the Regulator.

Narrabri Coal exploration licence suspended

Published: 23rd August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has suspended exploration licence EL6243 held by Narrabri Coal Pty Ltd and five other joint venture partners due to alleged breaches of conditions of the licence.

Mining safety in the spotlight at Sydney seminar

Published: 23rd August 2019

More than 270 engineers, mine workers, manufacturers, contractors and industry specialists attended the recent annual NSW Resources Regulator Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar on mine safety where attendees were encouraged to appraise their risk management practices by a host of key industry speakers.

Young Mining agrees to meet rehabilitation deposit terms

Published: 22nd August 2019

Young Mining has agreed to pay its rehabilitation security deposit in a move that will allow it to continue its South West Slopes Thuddungra operations.

New exploration opportunities for NSW minerals

Published: 16th August 2019

Explorers are invited to submit expressions of interest for new Group 1 mineral exploration licence applications in five Mineral Allocation Areas (MAAs) in NSW.