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Resources Regulator report reveals causes behind Tahmoor mine incident

Published: 20th December 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has released a new report into an incident which saw two workers trapped for almost nine hours 162 metres below ground at Tahmoor Coal Mine near Picton in the Southern Highlands.

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NSW Quarry Services convicted and fined $30000 for breaching Work Health & Safety laws

Published: 3rd December 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has welcomed a court decision to convict and fine NSW Quarry Services Pty Ltd $30,000 for failing to report two dangerous roll-over incidents to the Regulator.

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Heavy fine for Newcrest Mining Limited over Cadia mine death

Published: 3rd December 2018

Newcrest Mining Ltd has been convicted and fined $450,000 following a prosecution by the Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator over the death of a worker at the underground Ridgway Mine at Cadia near Orange in 2015.

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Resources Regulator issues prohibition notice to Maules Creek Mine near Boggabri

Published: 27th November 2018

The Resources Regulator is investigating a number of recent incidents involving heaving vehicles at Maules Creek mine in the Gunnedah Basin.

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Safety the focus at electrical engineering summit in Sydney

Published: 1st November 2018

Over 200 electrical engineers will examine the idea of ‘back to basics’ at the NSW Resources Regulator's annual Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar next week.

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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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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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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.