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Regulator investigates fatality at hard rock quarry near West Wyalong

Published: 24th May 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of a fatal incident that occurred on 24 May 2021 at Regional Hardrock quarry near West Wyalong in NSW.

Person at risk from flyrock at quarry

Published: 21st May 2021

On 8 April 2021, a person was inside the exclusion zone when a blast was initiated at the Cootamundra Quarry, Cootamundra NSW. The person did not suffer any physical injury but experienced trauma as a result of being exposed to the blast and flyrock.

Practising certificates

Published: 16th April 2021

Our website has been updated with practising certificate guidance and forms.

Worker seriously injured by ejected object

Published: 16th April 2021

On 11 March 2021, the bucket attachment pin from a PC1250 Excavator bucket was being removed as part of a bucket change out at Lynwood Quarry, Marulan NSW.

Call for expressions of interest - certificate of competence examiner

Published: 15th April 2021

The Resources Regulator and NSW Mining and Petroleum Competence Board seek expressions of interest from practising certificate holders working at NSW mines to be appointed as examiners.

Quarry manager practising certificates

Published: 15th April 2021

Mine operators of quarries and individuals exercising the quarry manager statutory function should be familiar with the guidance on our website.

New Mining Act forms now online

Published: 1st April 2021