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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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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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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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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.

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Enforceable undertaking accepted following Salt Ash incident

Published: 22nd November 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Sibelco Australia Limited, following the Regulator’s investigation into a workplace incident at the Salt Ash Sand Plant in the Hunter Valley in 2016.

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Resources Regulator investigating fatality at Bengalla coal mine

Published: 4th November 2018

The Resources Regulator is investigating a fatality at Bengalla coal mine in the Hunter Valley.

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Safety the focus at electrical engineering summit in Sydney

Published: 1st November 2018

Over 200 electrical engineers will examine the idea of ‘back to basics’ at the NSW Resources Regulator's annual Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar next week.

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Oberon mine prosecuted by the Resources Regulator

Published: 29th October 2018

A mine operator has been forced to pay $100,000 following an investigation and prosecution by the Resources Regulator, relating to mining without authorisation at the Oberon White Granite Quarry.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Hunter Valley mine

Published: 23rd October 2018

The Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at Mr Arthur open-cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley.