June 2021 Monthly Business Activities Report

Published: 29th July 2021

Check out our June 2021 Monthly Business Activities Report here.

COVID-19 impacts on Certificate of Competence exams

Published: 23rd July 2021

Due to the changing COVID-19 situation in NSW, some Certificate of Competence examinations have been rescheduled for people living or working in areas impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.

COVID-19 update

Published: 23rd July 2021

We are aware of the impacts that restrictions are having on some mining operations. Our priority safety inspections are continuing at mine sites, in accordance with our COVID-19 risk procedures and the controls prescribed in public health orders.

30th Annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar

Rescheduled: Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar

Published: 22nd July 2021

Due to the ongoing threat of COVID 19 in NSW we have rescheduled our Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar to Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 October. The venue, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, remains unchanged.

Reminder: Work health and safety reports due 31 July

Published: 22nd July 2021

A reminder to all mine operators that meet the criteria for submitting work health and safety (WHS) reports, you must complete your submissions by 31 July 2021 via the Regulator Portal.

Report released following a fatality at Snapper Mineral Sands Mine

Published: 8th July 2021

An investigation report and incident animation video have been released following an incident where a 47-year old contractor, Mr Andrew Bray, was fatally injured when a Caterpillar D10T dozer collided with his light vehicle on 12 August 2019.

Key compliance priorities updated

Published: 6th July 2021

The Resources Regulator has published the July - December 2021 Compliance priorities which sets out the key compliance priorities for the next six months.

Annual work health and safety reports can now be submitted online

Published: 1st July 2021

Work health and safety reports for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 are now available on the Resources Regulator Portal for mine operators to submit.

Rehabilitation of Western Emplacement Area at Ravensworth Operations

Published: 28th June 2021

We have published a new Rehabilitation Information Release following the successful completion of rehabilitation at the Western Emplacement Area at the Ravensworth Operations open cut coal mine.

Enforceable undertakings accepted

Published: 25th June 2021

We have accepted enforceable undertakings from Hi-Quality Waste Management Pty Ltd (operator of Windellama Clay Mine near Goulburn) and Hi-Quality Quarry (NSW) Pty Ltd (operator of Kemps Creek Central Shale Mine near Penrith) following an investigation into alleged mining without an authorisation.