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.

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Resources Regulator revokes suspensions on exploration leases near Grafton

Published: 28th May 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has lifted the suspension notices previously issued  for two exploration licences held by mining companies Total Mineral Pty Ltd and Total Iron Pty Ltd.

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Regulator urges dust health checks

Published: 23rd May 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator is urging current and former coal mine workers to maintain regular health screening after releasing the findings of its investigation into a former coal mine worker diagnosed with a mixed dust disease in 2017.

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Court for Moolarben coal operators after dangerous shot firing incident

Published: 22nd May 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Moolarben Coal Operations Pty Ltd and one of its former contract workers for alleged contraventions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in relation to a dangerous shot firing incident at the Moolarben Coal Mine near Mudgee.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Maules Creek Coal Handling and Processing Plant

Published: 19th May 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced an investigation into the death of a sales person found unconscious at the Maules Creek Coal Handling and Processing Plant on 16 May 2019.