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Regulator investigating dust diseases in NSW coal industry

Published: 21st December 2017

The NSW Resources Regulator has today confirmed it is investigating two new cases of dust disease in the state’s coal industry.

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NSW mining companies called to share their rehabilitation records

Published: 12th September 2017

The Department of Planning and Environment is calling on mining companies to assist it to create an up-to-date map of mining rehabilitation across NSW.

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Resources Regulator announces prosecution proceedings against Newcrest Mining Limited

Published: 30th August 2017

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has announced it has started prosecution proceedings against Newcrest Mining Limited.

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Mining allowed to resume at Appin Colliery

Published: 17th August 2017

Following an extensive compliance review of the mining operations, the Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has today allowed limited mining operations at South 32’s Appin Colliery providing remedial actions are taken.

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NSW Resources Regulator monitoring mines

Published: 2nd August 2017

The NSW Resources Regulator today announced its compliance monitoring priorities and a new series of compliance workshops for the rest of 2017, including the mining sectors selected for inspections.

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Reminder: Suspension of conditions or operations under the Mining Act

Published: 28th June 2017

The Mining Act provides mechanisms for the suspension of mining operations under an authorisation, or suspension of specific conditions of an authorisation, with the written consent of the Minister (or an authorised delegate).

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Resources Regulator announces prosecution proceedings against two Wollongong coal companies

Published: 23rd June 2017

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has announced the commencement of prosecution proceedings against two coal companies in Wollongong.

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Everything you need to know about rehabilitation reform

Published: 21st June 2017

All mining operators will be required to develop a Rehabilitation Management Plan (RMP) to demonstrate how rehabilitation will be managed at a given site.

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ABS statistics show exploration recovery for NSW

Published: 20th June 2017

The March 2017 quarter figures report mineral exploration expenditure in NSW as $36.7 million dollars, up from $30.7 million in the December 2016 quarter and $28.7 million for the same period in 2016.

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Central NSW set to become the 'scandium belt'

Published: 16th June 2017

Scandium has long been recognised as a valuable commodity, however, concentrated occurrences for economic extraction are extremely rare.