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Regulator accepts WHS undertaking from DFSI

Published: 13th February 2018

The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted an undertaking from the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) that will improve work health and safety standards in the stonemasonry industry.

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Grant funding offered to support low emissions coal technologies

Published: 12th February 2018

The NSW Government program to develop and demonstrate low emissions coal technologies is offering $8.5 million to seek innovative projects that could deliver solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with coal.

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Regulator investigating coal burst event at Austar mine

Published: 5th February 2018

The Resources Regulator is investigating a reported coal burst event on the Longwall face at Austar Coal Mine.

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STEM students explore life in the Geological Survey

Published: 2nd February 2018

Last December the Geological Survey of NSW (Geological Survey) welcomed four new faces – STEM students who are undertaking 10-week internships in the Maitland office.

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Resources Infographics Snapshot (December 2017)

Published: 2nd February 2018

The Division has created a series of quick reference sheets highlighting some key facts and numbers relating to resources in NSW.

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Resources Regulator takes multinational company to Court

Published: 31st January 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Sibelco Australia Limited for alleged breaches of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

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Resources Regulator begins prosecution proceedings against Hunter mine operator and employer

Published: 30th January 2018

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against LakeCoal Pty Ltd and LD Operations Pty Ltd.

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Resources Regulator cancels mining lease in the Northern Rivers

Published: 29th January 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has cancelled mining lease 613 for multiple licence breaches by the titleholder.

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Chain Valley Colliery issued prohibition notice

Published: 24th January 2018

The Resources Regulator has responded to a report of a significant ignition of methane at the coal face at Chain Valley Colliery at around 7pm on 23 January 2018. No immediate injures were sustained as a result of the ignition.

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Appin Colliery allowed to recommence operations

Published: 19th January 2018

The Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator is satisfied that Appin Colliery can recommence operations, allowing miners to safely return to the underground workings.