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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.