Mine safety hardhats.

Expressions of interest open for chairperson role with MSAC

Published: 4th May 2015

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) is looking for a new independent chairperson.

2015 NSW Mines Rescue Challenge

Published: 1st May 2015

After a three-year absence the 2015 NSW Mines Rescue Challenge kicked off in Cobar today.

Mines Rescue Challenge

Published: 28th April 2015

Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts has praised all those taking part this weekend in a unique event in Australia, the Mine Rescue Challenge at Cobar.

Photo of simulation taken by investigators at Ravensworth mine on 2 December 2013.

Investigation into a fatal collision at Ravensworth open cut mine

Published: 18th March 2015

NSW Trade & Investment Mine Safety has published an investigation report into the death of a woman at Ravensworth open cut mine on 30 November 2013.

Photo of two mine safety inspectors looking at a publication.

New codes of practice published

Published: 17th February 2015

New codes of practice drive safety in mining workplaces

Broken Hill Bloomfield Mine.

Mechanical engineering control plan

Published: 27th January 2015

A new draft Code of Practice - Mechanical Engineering Control Plan has been published on the NSW Mine Safety website.

Peak Hill Gold Mine south of Dubbo.

Success for New Frontiers Cooperative Drilling Program

Published: 16th December 2014

Impact Minerals Limited has announced a successful intersection in its first drillhole — a 30 metre wide zone containing high grades of nickel and copper at Red Hill Prospect near Broken Hill.

Mr John Hannaford, Chair of Mine Safety Advisory Council.

24th Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar

Published: 26th November 2014

More than 230 engineers and mining industry experts gathered for the recent 24th annual Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar held in Sydney this month.

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Mine worker injured in fall from grader

Published: 25th November 2014
A new safety alert has been published with recommendations from preliminary investigations into a recent fall incident in the NSW mining industry.
A man inside a kibble.

Recommendations from investigation into fatal kibble incident

Published: 21st November 2014

New safety alert highlights recommendations from the Mine Safety Investigation Unit's completed investigation into a 2013 fatality at Cobar.