Mining and Petroleum Competence Board

Published: 17th December 2020

Expressions of interest are being sought for independent members of the Mining and Petroleum Competence Board.


Enforceable undertaking accepted following Springvale Colliery incident

Published: 10th December 2020

The operator of Springvale Colliery near Lithgow has committed to spending approximately $540,000 as part of an enforceable undertaking after a worker was injured during a workplace incident in early 2019.

Annual Report 2019 - 2020

Published: 8th December 2020

The Resources Regulator Annual Report 2019 - 2020 has been released to provide information about our activities during the 2019/2020 financial year.

Quarterly Safety Report released for July to September 2020

Published: 8th December 2020

The Quarterly Safety Report for July to September 2020 has been released to assist industry improve safety management systems and undertake risk assessments at their sites.

Hazards in surface mining operations

Published: 7th December 2020

Incidents that expose workers to significant health and safety risks due to collisions, rollovers, and interaction of mobile plant has been the focus of a recent video and safety alert published by the NSW Resources Regulator.


Narrabri undertaking rejected

Published: 7th December 2020

An enforceable undertaking submitted by Narrabri Coal Pty Ltd (NCPL) and Narrabri Coal Operations Pty Ltd (NCO) under the Mining Act has been rejected by the Resources Regulator.

COVID-19 dispensation for maintenance of competence

Published: 3rd December 2020

Practising certificates holders will receive dispensation for maintenance of competence requirements because of the impacts of COVID-19.

Safety bulletin - Planning for severe weather

Published: 27th November 2020

A safety bulletin has been published providing advice to plan for severe weather events.

Report released following serious injuries sustained by a worker at Appin North Mine

Published: 25th November 2020

A worker suffered permanent injuries to his foot when his foot became entangled in a scraper conveyor.