Investigation into alleged illegal mining at Sapphire (near Inverell)

Published: 20th November 2020

On 16 November 2020, Resources Regulator Inspectors accompanied by NSW Police, entered a property on Rickey’s Lane, Sapphire (near Inverell) after it was suspected that illegal mining was occurring on the property.

Worker receives crush injury to foot from hydraulic stabilising jack on jumbo rig

Published: 20th November 2020

At CSA mine in Cobar on 14 September 2020, a development drill rig (jumbo) was being relocated back to a development heading face on the 9060-level underground.

Report on the statutory review of WHS (MPS) laws

Published: 16th November 2020

The report on the statutory review of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 (WHS (MPS) laws) was tabled in Parliament by the Deputy Premier on 10 November 2020.

Certificate of competence briefing session – coal mine open cut examiner and mining engineering manager

Published: 16th November 2020

An additional online candidate briefing session for coal mine open cut examiner and mining engineering manager certificate of competence applicants will be held on Monday 14 December 2020.

collision between dozer and haul truck

Collision between dozer and haul truck

Published: 13th November 2020

We have published an investigation information release concerning a collision between a dozer and a haul truck at Mangoola Coal Mine, Wybong on 5 October 2020.

Worker injured when pulling electrical cable with an integrated tool carrier

Published: 9th November 2020

At Cadia East Operations on 1 September 2020 workers were underground installing a high voltage cable from an integrated tool carrier (ITC) fitted with a man-basket.

Maintenance of competence requirements for Tier-2 quarry managers

Published: 9th November 2020

The Resources Regulator recently announced it had adopted a three-tiered approach to the administration of the quarry manager practicing certificate scheme.

Revised fees for practising certificates

Published: 4th November 2020

Application fees for practising certificates for statutory functions have been revised following a review.

September 2020 monthly business activities report published

Published: 3rd November 2020

Check out our September monthly activities report - highlights include increased Mining Act site
assessments this month.

Position Paper released on hazardous chemicals at mines and petroleum sites in NSW

Published: 29th October 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a position paper on hazardous chemicals, following a review of our approach to the regulation of hazardous chemicals at mine and petroleum sites.