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Resources Regulator welcomes appeals court ruling

Published: 17th May 2017

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has welcomed the successful appeal against the inadequate conviction of a company whose employee was left a quadriplegic in a workplace accident at a Hunter Valley coal mine.

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Department welcomes Auditor-General report into mine rehabilitation

Published: 11th May 2017

An audit report on mine rehabilitation released today by the NSW Auditor-General has been welcomed by the Department of Planning and Environment, with work already underway that addresses some of the recommendations.

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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.

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NSW Government unveils electric vehicle fleet

Published: 27th April 2017

The NSW Government is plugging into an electric future - launching its first ever fleet of electric vehicles for use by regional government departments.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Solar tracking well at Moree

Published: 22nd March 2017

Australia’s second largest solar farm and the first with technology to track the sun in order to capture maximum power from its energy has opened in NSW.

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Setting clean energy examples for businesses

Published: 10th March 2017

The NSW Government is providing funding to selected NSW businesses that have an appetite for being powered by 100 per cent renewable energy, or achieving a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target such as net zero emissions.

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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.