Miners & Explorers Update

Published: 28th April 2017

Following extensive consultation with industry representatives, the Department has released updated versions of the following Codes and Guidelines.


Mid-north coast mine ordered to shut down over rehabilitation concerns

Published: 13th April 2017

NSW mining companies have been placed on notice after one mine on the mid-north coast was shut down this week for not paying their environmental rehabilitation security deposit.


Resources Regulator seeks presenters for annual safety seminar

Published: 4th April 2017

The Resources Regulator is seeking experienced and enthusiastic presenters for its annual Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar on 6 and 7 September 2017 in Sydney’s Olympic Park. The theme for this year’s seminar is, Are you overthinking it?


Paying your account after the transition to the Department of Planning and Environment

Published: 31st March 2017

As a result of the transition of the Division of Resources and Energy to the Department of Planning and Environment, title holders should note new banking and invoicing details as of 1 April 2017.

New water plan to save Greater Sydney

Published: 19th March 2017

Resources Regulator suspends Far Western Stone Quarries

Published: 8th March 2017

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a suspension notice to Far Western Stone Quarries for failure to pay an outstanding environmental rehabilitation security deposit.


Mine Safety Alert: Severe weather and fire preparedness

Published: 11th February 2017

The Resources Regulator has issued safety advice to mine operators. Due to Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger ratings on Sunday, the NSW Rural Fire Service requests mine operators to consider a range of measures to prepare for fires.


Investigation into reported case of coal worker pneumoconiosis

Published: 3rd February 2017

The NSW Department of Industry Resources Regulator today confirmed it has been notified of a case of Mixed Dust Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis.


Expressions of interest sought – mining and electrical inspectors (coal)

Published: 5th December 2016

Expressions of Interest are invited from people in the mining and extractives industry for the following casual roles in the NSW Department of Industry, Resources Regulator, Mine Safety unit.


Division of Resources and Energy Update

Published: 2nd December 2016

New assessment process for financial capability and corporate compliance; Revised rehabilitation completion and cost estimate forms; and more.