Take action to prevent dust disease

Published: 2nd July 2020

NSW has a comprehensive and strong regulatory scheme for managing dust risks, with specific mining health and safety legislation and the most stringent dust exposure standards in Australia.

Work health and safety reports can now be submitted online

Published: 2nd July 2020

Work health and safety reports for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 are now available on the Resources Regulator Portal for mine operators to complete.

Horsely Park Quarry rehabilitation

Published: 1st July 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a new Rehabilitation Information Release following the successful completion of rehabilitation on part of the Horsley Park (Plant 23) Quarry in western Sydney, NSW.

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Learning from investigations: Tyre handler fatality, Bengalla Coal Mine

Published: 22nd June 2020

On 3 November 2018 a Marathon Tyres worker at Bengalla Mine sustained fatal injuries while replacing a tyre from a water cart.

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Second COVID-19 emergency response exercise for remote mines

Published: 17th June 2020

A second exercise PANDEMINEIUM was held yesterday, bringing together mines from the Cobar and Nyngan areas with emergency services and government agencies to further test the emergency response in the event of an underground mine emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Launching Mine Rehabilitation News

Published: 15th June 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of our first edition of Mine Rehabilitation News.

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Safety alert - QDS pods fall off dolly car flat top and slide down drift

Published: 9th June 2020

On Tuesday 26 May 2020, an incident occurred at a coal mine in the southern coalfields that caused two QDS pods to fall off a dolly car flat top and slide down the drift.

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Causal investigation - partial collapse of a ventilation shaft

Published: 5th June 2020

A dangerous incident occurred at North Wambo Coal Mine on 3 May 2020, which resulted in the partial collapse of a ventilation shaft.

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Resources Regulator publishes COVID-19 inspection report

Published: 13th May 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has published the results from its proactive inspection program which focussed on how mine operators were responding to the COVID-19 risks.

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Resources Regulator heads causal investigation at Wambo North Underground Coal Mine

Published: 12th May 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into an incident at Wambo North Underground Coal Mine, where a drilling platform and rig collapsed into a vertical shaft as it was being drilled.