18th January 2019

The Resources Regulator is responding to an incident at Mt Arthur Coal Mine in the Hunter Valley.

At around 10am this morning, the mine operator notified the Regulator that a water cart had rolled over, resulting the driver being temporarily trapped.

The worker was assisted from the vehicle and did not appear to sustain any significant injuries.

Inspectors and Investigators from the Regulator have been deployed to the site to undertake an investigation.

As the investigation is ongoing, further comment will not be provided.