Mackay reappointed as chair of Mining and Petroleum Competence Board

Published: 31st July 2019

The NSW Government has announced the re-appointment of Ms Ruth Mackay as Chair of the Mining and Petroleum Competence Board.

NSW Resources Regulator declares causal investigation for incident at Ravensworth Open Cut Mine

Published: 16th July 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator will begin a causal investigation into the ejection of an axel pin under force at Ravensworth Open Cut Mine.

Mine operators display high compliance rates during blitz

Published: 12th July 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed its latest state-wide compliance blitz of 112 unannounced inspections at coal, metalliferous and quarrying operations across the state.

Investigation into Bulga mine truck collision complete

Published: 8th July 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed an investigation into a dump truck collision at the Bulga Open Cut Mine on 23 July 2018.

Causal investigation into Metro Mine gas incident complete

Published: 5th July 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed a causal investigation into a gas incident at the Metropolitan Colliery in Helensburgh on 21 March 2019.

Far Western Stone Quarries convicted

Published: 24th June 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed a Court decision on five offences under the Mining Act at Far Western Stone Quarry, around 45kms from Bourke.

Mining leases granted for coal project

Published: 21st June 2019

The NSW Government has approved the granting of two coal mining leases to Kores Australia Pty Ltd under the Mining Act 1992 for the Wallarah 2 Coal Project, north of Wyong.

New compliance blitz for NSW mines

Published: 17th June 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator will begin a state-wide high-visibility compliance blitz targeting more than 100 mine sites from 17 June.

NSW Resources Regulator declares causal investigation for incident at Wilpinjong Coal Mine

Published: 11th June 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator will begin a causal investigation into a heavy vehicle collision involving automated machinery at Wilpinjong Coal Mine.

NSW Resources Regulator begins proceedings against Mudgee Stone Co. and a Director

Published: 5th June 2019

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd and one of its directors for alleged contraventions of the Mining Act.