Roadshow to bring mining safety message

Published: 30th September 2019

The state’s mining regulator is taking the health and safety message on the road, visiting 15 key centres in NSW.

Action against Mount Arthur contractor after worker injured

Published: 27th September 2019

A contractor at the Mount Arthur coal mine near Muswellbrook has committed to spending nearly $500,000 in undertakings after a worker was injured in a fire.

State wide blitz on worker dust risks at quarries

Published: 26th September 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has launched a state-wide blitz on quarry worker safety - with a specific focus on exposure to dust.

Former lease holder pleads guilty to failing to comply with conditions of mining lease

Published: 20th September 2019

The former lease holder pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a condition of the mining lease (failure to pay rehabilitation security deposit)

Prohibition notice issued to Maules Creek Open Cut Coal Mine

Published: 18th September 2019

Inspectors from the Resources Regulator have issued a notice prohibiting the use of all vehicles at the Maules Creek Open Cut Coal Mine in the Gunnedah Basin.

Truck rollover incident near Albury

Published: 18th September 2019

A loaded truck rolled over after colliding with a tree, causing minor injuries to the driver.

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.