Resources Regulator investigating incident at Bulga Open Cut mine

Published: 15th November 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into the death of a worker at Bulga Open Cut mine in the Hunter Valley.

Seeking synergy across jurisdictions, the common ground at recent AMCAC and CCIM talks

Published: 14th November 2019

We recently hosted the annual Conference of Chief Inspectors of Mines (CCIM) and the Australasian Mining Competency Advisory Committee (AMCAC).

Final workshop on practising certificates in 2019 series

Published: 7th November 2019

The Resources Regulator is holding its final face-to-face workshop for people who hold a practising certificate or who want to obtain one.

$2 million in new grants to encourage exploration of greenfield areas in NSW

Published: 1st November 2019

Explorers now have an additional $2 million incentive to search for deposits of traditional and high-tech metals across NSW, with a new round of grants to help cover the costs of exploration drilling now on offer from the NSW Government.

Prohibition notices issued to Thuddungra Mine

Published: 31st October 2019

Inspectors from the Resources Regulator have issued 13 prohibition notices to the Thuddungra Mine near Young in relation to structural integrity issues with the site’s conveyor, screening, cyclone and bin structures.

$6 million for metals exploration in regional NSW

Published: 29th October 2019

Explorers are being encouraged to search new areas of the state for both traditional and high-tech metal deposits thanks to $6 million in grants from the NSW Government to attract new investment into regional NSW.

Mudgee Stone and company executive convicted and fined for mining offences

Published: 29th October 2019

Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd and its company director Mr Robert Murdoch were convicted and ordered to pay costs totalling $340,000.

Resources Regulator hosting the annual Conference of Chief Inspectors of Mines and the Australasian Mining Competency Advisory Committee

Published: 29th October 2019

This week, we are hosting the annual Conference of Chief Inspectors of Mines (CCIM) and the Australasian Mining Competency Advisory Committee (AMCAC).

NSW supports more stringent coal dust and silica exposure standards

Published: 29th October 2019

The NSW Government will support Safe Work Australia’s recommendation to reduce the Australian Workplace Exposure Standard for respirable coal dust from 2.5 to 1.5 mg/m3 and respirable crystalline silica from 0.1 to 0.05 mg/m3.

Incident at Moolarben Underground Coal Mine

Published: 28th October 2019

Incident at Moolarben Underground Coal Mine