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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.

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Prohibition notices for Yancoal remain after commission dismisses review

Published: 18th July 2018

The Industrial Relations Commission today rejected an application by Yancoal Mining Services for an external review of two prohibition notices relating to underground longwall production activities at its Austar Coal Mine in the Hunter Valley.

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Resources Regulator takes Kempsey Quarry operator to court

Published: 17th July 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against NSW Quarry Services Pty Ltd over its failure to report two dangerous roll-over incidents at a quarry near Kempsey.

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Regulator cancels lightning ridge mineral claims

Published: 12th July 2018

The Resources Regulator has cancelled two mineral claims at Lightning Ridge due to non-compliance issues and work health and safety breaches by the claim holder, Mr Sheref Sancar.

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Lightning ridge man convicted and fined $1000 for unlawfully entering mineral claim

Published: 12th July 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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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Springvale Mine near Lithgow

Published: 6th July 2018

The Resources Regulator has responded to an incident at the Springvale Coal Mine near Lithgow in the Central West of NSW.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Clarence Colliery near Lithgow

Published: 4th July 2018

The Resources Regulator has responded to an incident at Clarence Colliery, near Lithgow in the Central West of NSW.

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Resources Regulator secures more money for Muswellbrook community fund

Published: 2nd July 2018

The Resources Regulator has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking proposal from Ridgelands Coal Resources Pty Ltd over their handling of a local community fund, raising an extra $200,000 in the process.