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today at Thuddungra mine by a team of Resources Regulator inspectors, the stop work order placed on the mine site has been revoked by the Chief Inspector of Mines.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

Resources Regulator stops mining at Thuddungra Mine

Published: 31st January 2019

The Resources Regulator has issued a stop work order to halt mining at the Thuddungra Mine near Young, in southern New South Wales.

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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).