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Launching Mine Rehabilitation News

Published: 15th June 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of our first edition of Mine Rehabilitation News.

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Safety alert - QDS pods fall off dolly car flat top and slide down drift

Published: 9th June 2020

On Tuesday 26 May 2020, an incident occurred at a coal mine in the southern coalfields that caused two QDS pods to fall off a dolly car flat top and slide down the drift.

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Causal investigation - partial collapse of a ventilation shaft

Published: 5th June 2020

A dangerous incident occurred at North Wambo Coal Mine on 3 May 2020, which resulted in the partial collapse of a ventilation shaft.

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Resources Regulator publishes COVID-19 inspection report

Published: 13th May 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has published the results from its proactive inspection program which focussed on how mine operators were responding to the COVID-19 risks.

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Enforceable undertaking accepted following Clarence Colliery incident

Published: 12th May 2020

The operator of Clarence Colliery near Lithgow has committed to spending over $500,000 in undertakings after two workers were injured during a workplace incident.

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Resources Regulator heads causal investigation at Wambo North Underground Coal Mine

Published: 12th May 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into an incident at Wambo North Underground Coal Mine, where a drilling platform and rig collapsed into a vertical shaft as it was being drilled.

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Catherine Hill Bay Coal Preparation Plant rehabilitation achieves residential land use

Published: 6th May 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator’s new Rehabilitation Information Releases are published to draw attention to rehabilitation outcomes at NSW mines sites.

This second of these new releases provides information about the successful rehabilitation of part of the former Catherine Hill Bay Coal Preparation Plant, achieving residential land use.

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New Rehabilitation Information Release

Published: 29th April 2020

The Resources Regulator’s new Rehabilitation Information Releases are published to draw attention to rehabilitation outcomes at NSW mines sites. This first release provides information about the successful completion of rehabilitation on Mining Lease 1445 held over the former Kempsey Clay Mine in Kempsey, NSW.

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Successful COVID-19 exercise for Far West mines

Published: 29th April 2020

Exercise PANDEMINEIUM was held yesterday to test the effectiveness of the new operating constraints arising from COVID-19 in the event of a major incident at a mine in the Far West of New South Wales.

WHS undertaking rejected

Published: 29th April 2020

A WHS enforceable undertaking submitted by Maules Creek Coal Pty Ltd (MCCCPL) has been rejected by the Regulator.