Incident at Ulan Underground Mine

Published: 9th December 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Ulan Underground Mine.

Report highlights common dust hazard management issues

Published: 29th November 2019

Our recently published Targeted intervention program (TIP) report on respirable dust in quarry operations summarises the findings of assessments undertaken in relation to the hazard of respirable dust in NSW quarry operations, which started in September 2019 and involved 24 mines.

Safety bulletin: Hoist rope unravels over head sheave

Published: 29th November 2019

A person-riding gemstone hoist winch rope was found with the inner strand of the rope protruding from the rope lay in two places.

Three possible dust disease cases being investigated

Published: 28th November 2019

The NSW mining watchdog is investigating three new cases of possible dust disease.

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).

Incident at Woodlawn Mine

Published: 11th November 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has been notified of an incident that occurred on 10 December 2019 at Woodlawn Mine near Tarago in NSW.

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.

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.

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.