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Safe Work Month launches with focus on health and safety at small mines

Published: 8th October 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator has kicked off Safe Work Month with its annual Health and Safety at Small Mines Roadshow.  From Merimbula on the south coast to Broken Hill in the west and Ballina in the North, the roadshow will travel the State, visiting 15 key locations in total.

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Enforceable undertaking accepted following Mangoola Mine incident

Published: 27th September 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Mangoola Coal Operations Pty Ltd, following the Regulator’s investigation into a workplace incident at the Mangoola Open Cut Mine in 2016.

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Safety the focus at Mechanical Engineering Summit in Sydney

Published: 26th September 2018

More than 240 engineers examined the idea of “known risks, known controls” at the opening day of the NSW Resources Regulator's annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar today.

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Austral Brick Co to pay over $167,000 for mining without authorisation in the Southern Highlands

Published: 25th September 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from The Austral Brick Co Pty Ltd in relation to unauthorised mining, a breach of Section 5 of the Mining Act.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Tahmoor Coal Mine

Published: 6th September 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at the Tahmoor Coal Mine, south of Sydney.

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Resources Regulator begins prosecution proceedings against holders of Cowra mining lease

Published: 4th September 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against the holders of mining lease ML1616, located approximately 18 kilometres west of Cowra, for failing to comply with a condition of its mining authorisation.

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Lightning Ridge man convicted and fined for unlawfully entering mineral claim

Published: 30th August 2018

A Lightning Ridge man has been convicted and fined $1000 in Walgett Local Court for unlawfully entering a mineral claim near Lightning Ridge.

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New case of mixed dust pneumoconiosis identified in NSW

Published: 17th August 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator today confirmed it is investigating a new case of dust disease in the state’s coal industry.

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Limited activity allowed to resume at Austar mine

Published: 1st August 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator has lifted a prohibition notice allowing limited longwall activities, under controlled conditions, to recommence at Austar Mine.

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Resources Regulator responds to seismic event at Cadia Mine

Published: 23rd July 2018

The Resources Regulator has attended Cadia Mine near Orange, after receiving notification of a seismic event from the operator.