Maules Creek coal mine accident investigation

Published: 28th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed an investigation into a heavy vehicle collision at the Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Gunnedah Basin on 21 April 2018, which left one mine worker with serious injuries.

Total Minerals and Total Iron enforceable undertaking

Published: 27th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted a Mining Act enforceable undertaking from Total Minerals Pty Ltd and Total Iron Pty Ltd in relation to the Cangai Copper Project near Grafton.

Learning from investigations: Mangoola Coal Mine excavator incident

Published: 26th August 2019

Mangoola Coal Mine developed this short video as part of an enforceable undertaking with the Regulator.

Mining safety in the spotlight at Sydney seminar

Published: 23rd August 2019

More than 270 engineers, mine workers, manufacturers, contractors and industry specialists attended the recent annual NSW Resources Regulator Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar on mine safety where attendees were encouraged to appraise their risk management practices by a host of key industry speakers.

New exploration opportunities for NSW minerals

Published: 16th August 2019

Explorers are invited to submit expressions of interest for new Group 1 mineral exploration licence applications in five Mineral Allocation Areas (MAAs) in NSW.

LakeCoal Pty Ltd fined $180,000 for WHS breach

Published: 13th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the conviction of LakeCoal Pty Ltd for failing to comply with a health and safety duty under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Incident at Snapper Minerals Sands Mine

Published: 12th August 2019

The Resources Regulator is responding to a reported fatal incident that occurred at around 4.45pm on  12 August at Snapper Minerals Sands Mine in the state’s far west.

Mt Arthur Coal Mine to fund $1 million of improvements after safety breach

Published: 6th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from Mt Arthur Coal Pty Limited valued at $1,090,750 following its investigation into a serious safety incident at the Mt Arthur Coal Mine near Muswellbrook in August 2017.


Market Interest Test - Coal Operational Allocation

Published: 6th August 2019

Wilpinjong Coal Pty Ltd (ABN 104 594 694) has applied to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Division of Resources and Geoscience (the Division) for a Group 9 (Coal) exploration licence for operational allocation purposes in accordance with section 13C of the Mining Act 1992 and clause 20 of the Mining Regulation 2016.

Young Mining operations suspended at Thuddungra

Published: 2nd August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has suspended operations at Young Mining Company’s Thuddungra operations due to its failure to pay its rehabilitation security deposit.