The NSW Resources Regulator is responsible for prosecuting breaches of the Mining Act 1992 and the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, and the regulations made under each Act.

Summaries of all finalised prosecutions will be updated on the completion of each matter.

Date of decision Defendant Court judgement link/citationOutcome Date of incident Location of incident Summary of incident 
Proceedings commenced 30 January 2018

Sibelco Australia Limited

ACN 000 971 844

District Court

2018/31208

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

In progress

1 February 2016Salt Ash Sand Plant, Salt Ash near NewcastleSerious injuries fall from haul truck on low loader
Proceedings commenced 19 January 2018

LakeCoal Pty Ltd

ACN 094 084 787

LDO Operations Pty Ltd

ACN 114 410 418

District Court

2018/23681

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

In progress

22 January 2016Mannering Colliery, Mannering ParkSerious injuries struck by damaged W-strap while travelling underground
Proceedings commenced 26 October 2017

Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd

ACN 100 974 365

Individual

Local Court

Prosecution under Mining Act 1992

In progress

2015Oberon White Quarry, OberonUnauthorised mining and hindering inspectors investigation
Proceedings commenced 5 September 2017

Macmahon Mining Services Pty Ltd

ACN 120 810 568

Supreme Court – Court of Criminal Appeal

2017/00270479

Appeal by Attorney General of NSW

In progress

16 March 2013CSA Mine, CobarFatal head injuries while riding in a kibble in shaft
Proceedings commenced 24 August 2017

Newcrest Mining Limited

ACN 005 683 625

District Court

2017/00257658

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

In progress

6 September 2015Ridgeway Mine, Cadia near OrangeFatal injuries crushed by mobile plant from fall of material of draw point

Proceedings commenced 5 September 2016

Hunter Quarries Pty Limited

ACN 093 914 937

District Court

2016/00266431

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

In progress

9 September 2014Karuah Quarry, KaruahFatal injuries while operating an excavator
Proceedings commenced 7 June 2016

Cobar Management Pty Limited

ACN 083 171 546

District Court

2016/00174236

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

In progress

11 June 2014CSA Mine, CobarFatal drowning while clearing sump drain hole
9 April 2018

Ulan Coal Mines Limited

ACN 000 189 248

Ulan West Operations Pty Ltd

ACN 143 383 377

District Court

2017/358286

2017/358304

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

Regulator decision to accept a WHS undertaking

Proceedings discontinued 9 April 2018

26 November 2015

Ulan West Operations, Ulan

Serious injuries struck by pipe end plug when pressure testing

28 February 2018

Perilya Broken Hill Limited

ACN 099 761 289

Perilya Limited

ACN 009 193 695

District Court

2014/176345

[2018] NSWDC 28

2014/176265

[2018] NSWDC 29

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

Perilya Broken Hill Limited convicted, fined $500,000 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs (14 April 2018)

Perilya Limited not guilty, charge dismissed

8 June 2012Perilya Broken Hill Southern Operations, Broken HillSerious injuries from a fall from a loader bucket while performing a maintenance task in shaft

26 February 2018

Cudal Lime Products Pty Ltd

ACN 109 837 345

Worker

District Court

2016/259264

2016/259317

2016/259376

[2018] NSWDC 27

Prosecution under WHS Act 2011

Cudal Lime Products Pty Ltd convicted and fined $900,000 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs

Worker convicted and fined $48,000 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs

27 August 2014Cudal Limestone quarry, Cudal near OrangeFatal electric shock in nearby home
2 February 2018

Resources Pacific Pty Limited  ACN 106 177 708

Supreme Court 2016/00019616 [2018] NSWSC 45

Prosecution under OHS Act 2000

Defendant not guilty

Charges dismissed

18 February 2009Ravensworth Coal Preparation Plant, RavensworthFatal injuries crushed beneath reject bin

19 December 2017

Hunter Quarries Pty Ltd ACN 093 914 937

Supreme Court – Court of Criminal Appeal [2017] NSWCCA 326

Appeal by Hunter Quarries Limited dismissed on all grounds

14 June 2005

Karuah Quarry, Karuah

Fatal injuries runaway truck over embankment

8 November 2017Wongawilli Coal Pty Ltd ACN 111 928 762Local CourtProsecution under the Mining Act 1992
Convicted and fined $4,400 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs of $9,585

(subject to appeal in the Court of Criminal Appeal)
24 October 2016Wongawilli Colliery, West Dapto near WollongongFailed to pay required rents and levies under Consolidated Coal Lease 766 totalling $122,941.00 by 24 October 2016
8 November 2017Wongawilli Coal Pty Ltd ACN 111 928 762Local CourtProsecution under the Mining Act 1992
Convicted and fined $4,400 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs of $9,585

(subject to appeal in the Court of Criminal Appeal)
24 September 2016Wongawilli Colliery, West Dapto near WollongongFailed to pay required rents and levies under Mining Licence 1565 totalling $140,250.50 by 24 September 2016
8 November 2017Wollongong Coal Limited ACN 111 244 896Local CourtProsecution under the Mining Act 1992 (NSW)
Convicted and fined $2,200 and ordered to pay the regulator’s costs of $9,585

(subject to appeal in the Court of Criminal Appeal)
24 June 2016Russell Vale Colliery, near WollongongFailed to pay required rents and levies under Mining Purposes Lease 271 totalling $25,153.33 by 24 June 2016

16 May 2017

Silver City Drilling (NSW) Pty Ltd ACN 119 783 916

Supreme Court – Court of Criminal Appeal [2017] NSWCCA 96

Convicted and fined $212,500 plus costs

12 August 2012

Ashton Coal Mine, Camberwell via Singleton

Serious injuries struck by a tailings pipe while attempting to unblock the borehole

19 August 2016Macmahon Mining Services Pty Ltd ACN 120 810 568District Court
[2016] NSWDC 171

Convicted and fined $75,000

(sentence subject to an appeal in the Court of Criminal Appeal)

Ordered to pay the Regulator’s legal costs as agreed or as assessed

*costs under negotiation*

16 March 2013CSA Mine, CobarFatal head injuries while riding in a kibble in shaft

12 August 2016

Silver City Drilling (NSW) Pty Ltd ACN 119 783 916

District Court

Convicted and fined $112,000 no costs

(subject to an appeal in Court of Criminal Appeal)

12 August 2012

Ashton Coal Mine, Camberwell via Singleton

Serious injuries struck by a tailings pipe while attempting to unblock the borehole

11 March 2016 Bulga Underground Operations Pty Limited, (formerly Beltana Highwall Mining Pty Limited) ACN 095 339 629 Supreme Court – Court of Criminal Appeal 
[2016] NSWCCA 37
Convicted and fined $100,000 plus costs 23 April 2010 Beltana Underground Mine, Bulga via Singleton Serious injuries crushed by longwall roof support
18 November 2015 Integra Coal Operations Pty Ltd ACN 118 030 998 Industrial Court 
[2015] NSWIC 15

Convicted and fined $195,500 plus costs

4 September 2009 Integra Coal Underground Mine, Glennies Creek via Singleton Fatal injuries struck by shear shaft of longwall shear
18 November 2015 Glennies Creek Coal Management Pty Limited ACN 097 768 093 Industrial Court 
[2015] NSWIC 15

Convicted and fined $204,000 plus costs

4 September 2009 Integra Coal Underground Mine, Glennies Creek via Singleton Fatal injuries struck by shear shaft of longwall shear
19 October 2015 Daracon Mining Pty Ltd ACN 117 236 272 Industrial Court 
[2015] NSWIC 14

Convicted and fined $80,000 plus costs

21 February 2011 Ravensworth Coal Preparation Plant Fatal injuries crushed beneath reject bin
18 June 2015 LakeCoal Pty Ltd ACN 094 084 787 District Court Convicted and fined $250,000 plus costs 3 June 2011 Chain Valley Colliery, Chain Valley Fatal injuries crushed by fall of unsupported rib coal
5 June 2015 Perilya Limited ACN 009 193 695 Supreme Court 
[2015] NSWSC 706

Convicted and fined $40,000 plus costs

20 May 2013   Failed to comply with s 155 notice of WHS Act 2011
26 May 2015 Bulga Underground Operations Pty Limited ACN 095 339 629 District Court 
[2015] NSWDC 76

Convicted and fined $75,000 plus costs

14 August 2010 Beltana Underground Mine, Bulga via Singleton Serious injuries struck by falling roof longwall
6 September 2013 Santos NSW Pty Ltd (ex-Eastern Star Gas Ltd) ACN 094 269 780 Industrial Court 
[2013] NSWIRComm 75
Convicted and fined $120,000 plus costs 1 August 2009 Coal seam gas exploration, Narrabri Fatal injuries struck by poly pipe under tension
5 June 2013 Perilya Broken Hill Limited ACN 099 761 289 Industrial Court 
[2013] NSWIRComm 42

Convicted and fined $260,000 plus costs

4 August 2088 Perilya Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill Serious injuries when integrated tool carrier rolled over in decline
22 May 2013 Austerberry Directional Drilling Services Pty Ltd ACN 081 885 083 Industrial Court 
[2013] NSWIRComm 37

Convicted and fined $170,000 plus costs

1 August 2009 Coal seam gas exploration, Narrabri Fatal injuries struck by poly pipe under tension
6 February 2013 Newcrest Mining Ltd ACN 005 683 625 District Court 
[2013] NSWDC 332

Convicted and fined $112,500 plus costs

21 February 2010 Cadia East Underground Gold Mine, Cadia via Orange High risk inrush of material from raiseboring
28 October 2011

Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd ACN 099 830 476

Industrial Court

[2011] NSWIRComm 141

Convicted and fined $65,000, investigation costs $3,000, plus costs7 July 2006Appin Colliery, Douglas Park via AppinSerious injury scaffold collapse onto conveyor
12 September 2011 Cobar Management Pt Ltd ACN 083 171 546 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 123

Convicted and fined $120,000 plus costs

1 November 2006 CSA Mine, Cobar Serious injuries crushed between sidewall and boom of jumbo
19 August 2011 Austar Coal Mine Pty Ltd ACN 111 910 822 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 112
Convicted and fined $105,000 3 March 2008 Austar Coal Mine, Paxton via Cessnock Serious injury arm amputated in roof bolter
18 August 2011 Waco Kwikform Ltd ACN 002 835 396 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 108

Convicted and fined $120,000 plus costs

7 July 2006 Appin Colliery, Douglas Park via Appin Serious injury scaffold collapse onto conveyor
17 August 2011 Delta Mining Pty Ltd ACN 056 692 883 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 107

Convicted and fined $80,000 plus costs

7 July 2006 Appin Colliery, Douglas Park via Appin Serious injury scaffold collapse onto conveyor
12 August 2011 Blue Water Scaffolding Pty Ltd ACN 105 707 855 Industrial Court 
[2011]NSWIRComm 105

Convicted and fined $40,000 plus costs

7 July 2006 Appin Colliery, Douglas Park via Appin Serious injury scaffold collapse onto conveyor
7 July 2011 UGM Engineers Pty Ltd ACN 077 167 116 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 90

Convicted and fined $55,000

21 August 2008 Beltana No.1 Mine, Bulga via Singleton Serious injuries crushed between  longwall material sleds on surface
25 June 2011 Gujarat NRE Coking Coal Limited ACN 111 244 896 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 71

Convicted and fined $180,000 plus costs

23 September 2008 NRE No.1 Colliery, Russell Vale Serious injuries crushed by cutting head of remotely controlled continuous miner
15 April 2011 Liddell Coal Preparation Pty Ltd ACN 003 538 341 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 46

Convicted and fined $90,000, investigation costs $23,090, plus costs

15 November 2007 Liddell Coal Preparation Plant High risk high voltage electric shock
2 March 2011 Perilya Broken Hill Limited ACN 099 761 289 Industrial Court 
[2011] NSWIRComm 13

Convicted and fined $115,000, $5,974.80 investigation costs, plus costs

6 November 2007 Perilya Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill Serious injury fall from height
25 May 2010 Perilya Broken Hill Limited ACN 099 761 289 Industrial Court 
[2010] NSWIRComm 66

Convicted and fined $130,000 plus costs

9 January 2007 Perilya Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill Fatal crushed between sidewall and remotely controlled loader
2 February 2010 Centennial Coal Company Limited ACN 003 714 538 Industrial Court 
[2010] NSWIRComm 4

Convicted and fined $288,000 plus costs

2 July 2006 Angus Place Colliery, Lithgow Fatal injuries unplanned release of hydraulic fluid under high pressure longwall
2 February 2010 Centennial Angus Place Pty Limited ACN 101 508 945 Industrial Court 
[2010] NSWIRComm 4
Convicted and fined $240,000 plus costs 2 July 2006 Angus Place Colliery, Lithgow Fatal injuries unplanned release of hydraulic fluid under high pressure longwall
2 February 2010 Fuchs Lubricants (Australasia) Pty Ltd ACN 005 681 916 Industrial Court 
[2010] NSWIRComm 5

Convicted and fined $256,000 plus costs

2 July 2006 Angus Place Colliery, Lithgow Fatal injuries unplanned release of hydraulic fluid under high pressure longwall
6 November 2009 Bulga Coal Management Pty Ltd ACN 055 534 391 Industrial Court 
[2009] NSWIRComm 183

Convicted and fined $45,000 plus costs

21 March 2006 Bulga Open Cut, Bulga via Singleton Serious injury trapped in mobile elevated work platform

30 October 2009

Hunter Quarries Pty Ltd ACN 093 914 937

Industrial Court [2009] NSWIRComm 179

Convicted and fined $214,500

14 June 2005

Karuah Quarry, Karuah Fatal injuries runaway truck over embankment
31 August 2009 P&H Minepro Australasia Pty Ltd ACN 010 863 475 Industrial Court 
[2009] NSWIRComm 144

Convicted and fined $260,000 plus costs

21 March 2006 Bulga Open Cut, Bulga via Singleton Serious injury trapped in mobile elevated work platform
20 August 2009 Integra Coal Operations Pty Ltd ACN 118 030 998 Chief Industrial Magistrate’s Court

Convicted and fined $55,000 plus costs

11 March 2007 Integra Underground Colliery, Glennies Creek via Singleton Serious injury to eye from grouting machine
20 August 2009 Glennies Creek Coal Management Pty Ltd ACN 097 768 093 Chief Industrial Magistrate’s Court

Convicted and fined $55,000 plus costs

11 March 2007 Integra Underground Colliery, Glennies Creek via Singleton Serious injury to eye from grouting machine
28 January 2009 Symsong Pty Limited ACN 078 980 202 Chief Industrial Magistrate’s Court

Convicted and fined $30,000 plus costs

20 February 2006 Perilya Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill High risk runaway truck down decline
3 October 2008 Milbrae Quarries Pty Ltd ACN 087 935 313 Local Court

Convicted and fined $20,000 plus costs

3 February 2006 Milbrae Quarry, Leeton Storage and licensing of explosives
1 October 2008 Ampcontrol RES Pty Limited ACN 002 454 079 Industrial Court 
[2008] NSWIRComm 186

Convicted and fined $120,000

20 June 2005 Dartbrook Coal Preparation Plant,  Dartbrook via Aberdeen High risk and injury high voltage electric shock
24 September 2008 Anglo Coal (Dartbrook Management) Pty Ltd ACN 007 377 577 Industrial Court 
[2008] NSWIRComm 172

Convicted and fined $200,000

20 June 2005 Dartbrook Coal Preparation Plant,  Dartbrook via Aberdeen High risk and injury high voltage electric shock
24 April 2008 Wallerawang Collieries Ltd ACN 000 001 436 Industrial Court 
[2008] NSWIRComm 85

Convicted and fined $140,000

12 September 2001 Baal Bone Colliery, Lithgow Fatal injuries and second victim serious injuries fall of roof on longwall
24 April 2008 Oakbridge Pty Limited ACN 000 230 419 Industrial Court 
[2008] NSWIRComm 85

Convicted and fined $140,000

12 September 2001 Baal Bone Colliery, Lithgow Fatal injuries and second victim serious injuries fall of roof on longwall
1 February 2008 Helensburg Coal Pty Limited ACN 086 463 452 Industrial Court 
[2008] NSWIRComm 2

Convicted and fined $175,000 plus costs

28 May 2004 Metropolitan Colliery, Helensburg via Sydney Serious injuries struck by flying chain parts longwall
12 December 2007 Anglo Coal (Dartbrook Management) Pty Ltd ACN 007 377 577 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 292
Convicted and fined $160,000 plus costs 28 May 2004 Dartbrook Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Fatal fall of coal mine roof
10 December 2007 Downer EDI Mining Pty Ltd (formerly known as Roche Mining Pty Ltd) ACN 004 142 223 Industrial Court
[2007] NSWIRComm 276

Convicted and fined $180,000 plus costs

28 May 2004 Dartbrook Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Fatal fall of coal mine roof
30 November 2007 Centennial Coal Company Limited ACN 003 714 538 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 270

Convicted and fined $80,000 plus costs

12 July 2004 Clarence Colliery, Lithgow Serious injury crushed between roof and boom of continuous miner
30 November 2007 Clarence Coal Pty Limited ACN 083 465 212 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 270

Convicted and fined $80,000 plus costs

12 July 2004 Clarence Colliery, Lithgow Serious injury crushed between roof and boom of continuous miner
8 June 2007 Perilya Broken Hill Limited ACN 099 761 289 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 115

Convicted and fined $95,000 plus costs

28 November 2002 Perilya Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill Fatal injuries crushed between winder cage and plat
4 April 2007

Rio Tinto Coal (NSW) Pty Limited

ACN 075 612 216

Industrial Court [2007] NSWIRComm 78

Convicted and fined $135,000 plus costs

28 May 2004Mount Thorley Mine, SingletonFatal crushed by tyre handler
4 April 2007 Marathon Tyres Pty Ltd ACN 082 184 923 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 77

Convicted and fined $135,000 plus costs

28 May 2004 Mount Thorley Mine, Singleton Fatal crushed by tyre handler
6 February 2007 Anglo Coal (Kayuga Management) Pty Ltd ACN 076 106 986 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 12

Convicted and fined $125,000 plus costs

20 November 2003 Kayuga Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Fatal crushed by trailer falling from crane
6 February 2007 Muswellbrook Crane Services Pty Ltd ACN 001 037 387 Industrial Court 
[2007] NSWIRComm 13

Convicted and fined $125,000 plus costs

20 November 2003 Kayuga Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Fatal crushed by trailer falling from crane
15 December 2006 JVUM Pty Ltd (formerly United Mining Pty Ltd) t/as United Mining Services ACN 053 898 749 Industrial Court 
[2006] NSWIRComm 407

Convicted and fined $90,000 plus costs

7 February 2003 Glennies Creek Colliery, Glennies Creek via Singleton High risk exposure to high voltage arcing fault underground
30 June 2006 Glennies Creek Coal Management Pty Ltd ACN 097 768 093 Industrial Court 
[2006] NSWIRComm 205

Convicted and fined $160,000 plus costs

7 February 2003 Glennies Creek Colliery, Glennies Creek via Singleton High risk exposure to high voltage arcing fault underground
7 June 2006 Eureka Opals Pty Limited ACN 051 985 392 Industrial Court 
[2006] NSWIRComm 151

Convicted and fined $30,000 plus costs

28 March 2000 Claim 26313, Dead Bird Opal Field, Lightning Ridge Serious injury roof of an underground opal mine collapsed
25 May 2006 PowerCoal Pty Limited ACN 052 533 070 Industrial Court 
[2006] NSWIRComm 157

Convicted and fined $160,000 plus costs

6 May 1999 Wyee Colliery, Wyee High risk failure of haulage rope
30 November 2005 Clough Engineering Limited ACN 009 093 869 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 442

Convicted and fined $90,000 plus costs

14 June 2001 CSA Mine, Cobar High risk inrush of backfill material
18 November 2005 Zinifex Australia Limited (formerly Pasminco Australia Limited) ACN 004 074 962 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 340

Convicted and fined $115,000 plus costs

1 March 1999 Elura Mine, Cobar Fatal rock burst from sidewall
3 November 2005 The Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company Pty Limited ACN 000 245 901 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 31

Convicted and fined $730,000 plus costs

14 November 1996 Gretley Colliery, Wallsend Inrush of water four fatal drownings
3 November 2005 Oakbridge Pty Limited ACN 000 230 419 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 31

Convicted and fined $730,000 plus costs

14 November 1996 Gretley Colliery, Wallsend Inrush of water four fatal drownings
27 April 2005 Coal Operations Australia Limited Industrial Court 
[2004] NSWIRComm 239

Convicted and fined $200,000 plus costs

6 July 1998 Wallerah Colliery, Crangan Bay, Nords Wharf Fatal fall of roof while roof bolting
12 April 2005 Cobar Management Pty Ltd ACN 083 171 546 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 124

Convicted and fined $110,000 plus costs

14 June 2001 CSA Mine, Cobar High risk inrush of backfill material
15 March 2005 Waratah Engineering Pty Ltd ACN 001 891 729 Industrial Court 
[2005] NSWIRComm 63

Convicted and fined $120,000 plus costs

1 July 1999 Cooranbong Colliery, Cooranbong Fatal crush on continuous miner
7 March 2005

PowerCoal Pty Limited ACN 052 533 070

Industrial Court

[2005] NSWIRComm 61

Convicted and fined $200,000 plus costs

17 July 1998Awaba Colliery, AwabaFatal fall of roof
3 December 2004 Akula Pty Ltd (formerly known as Raise Bore Australia Pty Ltd) ACN 068 091 930 Industrial Court 
[2004] NSWIRComm 367

Convicted and fined $136,000 plus costs

27 May 2000 Ridgeway Gold Mine, Cadia via Orange Fatal fall of rock while raise boring
2 July 2004 Wambo Coal Pty Ltd (formerly Wambo Mining Corporation Pty Ltd) ACN 000 668 057 Industrial Court 
[2004] NSWIRComm 189

Convicted and fined $130,000 plus costs

6 March 2001 Wambo Underground Mine, Warkworth Fatal fall of rib coal
4 June 2004 Cumnock No.1 Colliery Pty Ltd ACN 051 932 122 Industrial Court 
[2004] NSWIRComm 151
Convicted and fined $123,500 plus costs 23 August 1999 Cumnock Colliery, Ravensworth Fatal crushed by bolting rig on continuous miner
28 November 2003 United Mining Pty Ltd ACN 053 898 749 Industrial Court

Convicted and fined $144,000 plus costs

27 November 1997 United Colliery, Warkworth Fatally injured entangled in cutter head of continuous miner
28 November 2003 United Collieries Pty Ltd ACN 001 990 209 Industrial Court

Convicted and fined $180,000 plus costs

27 November 1997 United Colliery, Warkworth Fatally injured entangled in cutter head of continuous miner
28 November 2003 PowerCoal Pty Limited ACN 052 533 070 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 416

Convicted and fined $155,000 plus costs

1 July 1999 Cooranbong Colliery, Cooranbong Fatal crush on continuous miner
19 November 2003 Anglo Coal (Dartbrook Management) Pty Ltd ACN 007 377 577 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 397

Convicted and fined $139,750 plus costs

20 January 1997 Dartbrook Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Pallet of mine seals toppled over fatally injuring mineworker
7 November 2003 Tecrete Industries Pty Ltd ACN 002 236 991 Industrial Court
[2003] NSWIRComm 371

Convicted and fined $122,500 plus costs

20 January 1997 Dartbrook Mine, Kayuga via Muswellbrook Pallet of mine seals toppled over fatally injuring mineworker
18 July 2003 CSC Maintenance Pty Ltd (formerly known as ACR Maintenance Pty Ltd) ACN 079 416 541 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 222

Convicted and fined $27,500 plus costs

13 June 2000 Boral Quarry, Emu Plains High risk crushing plant toppled over
18 July 2003 CSC NSW Pty Ltd (formerly known as Australian Crusher Repairs Pty Ltd) ACN 063 741 417 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 222

Convicted and fined $27,500 plus costs

13 June 2000 Boral Quarry, Emu Plains High risk crushing plant toppled over
19 June 2003 New England Antimony NL ACN 005 482 940 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 194

Convicted and fined $140,000 plus costs

18 February 2000 New England Antimony Mine, Hillgrove via Armidale Fatal struck by falling rock from roadworks
25 May 2003 Sibelco Australia Limited (ex-Normandy Industrial Materials Limited) ACN 000 971 844 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 165

Convicted and fined $42,250 plus costs

15 February 2000 Cressfield Bentonite Mine, Cressfield via Scone Fatal burns welding diesel fuel tank
10 April 2003 North Mining Limited ACN 000 081 434 Industrial Court 
[2003] NSWIRComm 84

Convicted and fined $82,500 plus costs

24 November 1999 Northparkes Mine, Parkes Four fatalities from caving and airblast
21 February 2003 GPR Engineering (Central Coast) P/L ACN 065 710 741 Industrial Court
[2003] NSWIRComm 56

Convicted and fined $26,000 plus costs

13 June 2000 Boral Quarry, Emu Plains High risk crushing plant toppled over
18 November 2002

PowerCoal Pty Limited
ACN 052 533 070

Industrial Court [2003] NSWIRComm 416Convicted and fined $155,000 plus costs1 Jul 1999Cooranbong Colliery, CooranbongFatal crush on continuous miner
12 June 2001 Berrima Coal Pty Ltd ACN 064 237 092 Industrial Court
[2001] NSWIRComm 130

Convicted and fined $91,000 plus costs

23 April 1996 Berrima Colliery, Medway An electrician sustained fatal injuries after an area of unsupported roof under which he was working collapsed
13 April 2000 Oberon Quarries Pty Ltd ACN 054 994 802  

Convicted and fined $10,000 plus costs

7 May 1997 Oberon Quarry, Oberon Serious injury arm caught in conveyor
15 March 2000 AM Hoipo & Sons Pty Ltd ACN 002 599 288 Industrial Court
[2000] NSWIRComm 16
Convicted and fined $80,000 plus costs 4 August 1997 Somersby Sand Quarry, Somersby Fatality due to injuries sustained after being caught in conveyor
16 August 1999 Kembla Coal and Coke Pty Ltd Industrial Court

Convicted and fined $50,000 plus costs

21 January 1996 Coalcliff Colliery, Coalcliff Burns to member of public from gas leak of abandoned mine
30 August 1995 Blue Circle Southern Cement Ltd ACN 008 528 523 Industrial Court

Convicted and fined $85,000 plus costs

5 May 1993 Portland Quarry, Portland Fall of dozer over highwall resulting in fatal injuries to operator
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Phone:
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