Resources Regulator stops mining at Thuddungra Mine

Published: 31st January 2019

The Resources Regulator has issued a stop work order to halt mining at the Thuddungra Mine near Young, in southern New South Wales.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Tahmoor Colliery

Published: 22nd January 2019

The Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at Tahmoor Colliery, located south of Sydney, on Saturday afternoon where a mine worker suffered a serious leg injury.

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Resources Regulator investigating incident at Mt Arthur mine

Published: 18th January 2019

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

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Resources Regulator suspends exploration licences

Published: 21st December 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator has suspended all operations on two exploration licences held by mining companies Total Mineral Pty Ltd and Total Iron Pty Ltd.

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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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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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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.