Mining safety in the spotlight at Sydney seminar

Published: 23rd August 2019

More than 270 engineers, mine workers, manufacturers, contractors and industry specialists attended the recent annual NSW Resources Regulator Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar on mine safety where attendees were encouraged to appraise their risk management practices by a host of key industry speakers.

Young Mining agrees to meet rehabilitation deposit terms

Published: 22nd August 2019

Young Mining has agreed to pay its rehabilitation security deposit in a move that will allow it to continue its South West Slopes Thuddungra operations.

New exploration opportunities for NSW minerals

Published: 16th August 2019

Explorers are invited to submit expressions of interest for new Group 1 mineral exploration licence applications in five Mineral Allocation Areas (MAAs) in NSW.

LakeCoal Pty Ltd fined $180,000 for WHS breach

Published: 13th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the conviction of LakeCoal Pty Ltd for failing to comply with a health and safety duty under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Incident at Snapper Minerals Sands Mine

Published: 12th August 2019

The Resources Regulator is responding to a reported fatal incident that occurred at around 4.45pm on  12 August at Snapper Minerals Sands Mine in the state’s far west.


Market Interest Test - Coal Operational Allocation

Published: 6th August 2019

Wilpinjong Coal Pty Ltd (ABN 104 594 694) has applied to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Division of Resources and Geoscience (the Division) for a Group 9 (Coal) exploration licence for operational allocation purposes in accordance with section 13C of the Mining Act 1992 and clause 20 of the Mining Regulation 2016.

Mt Arthur Coal Mine to fund $1 million of improvements after safety breach

Published: 6th August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted an Enforceable Undertaking from Mt Arthur Coal Pty Limited valued at $1,090,750 following its investigation into a serious safety incident at the Mt Arthur Coal Mine near Muswellbrook in August 2017.

Young Mining operations suspended at Thuddungra

Published: 2nd August 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has suspended operations at Young Mining Company’s Thuddungra operations due to its failure to pay its rehabilitation security deposit.

Mackay reappointed as chair of Mining and Petroleum Competence Board

Published: 31st July 2019

The NSW Government has announced the re-appointment of Ms Ruth Mackay as Chair of the Mining and Petroleum Competence Board.

NSW Resources Regulator declares causal investigation for incident at Ravensworth Open Cut Mine

Published: 16th July 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator will begin a causal investigation into the ejection of an axel pin under force at Ravensworth Open Cut Mine.