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Resources Regulator welcomes fatality conviction

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the $70,000 fine and conviction of Mr Tony Glenn Cummings for an incident that resulted in the death of a worker at Mineral Claim 44507 in the Mulga Rush Opal...

NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator said...

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Wollongong Coal fined $30,000 for water discharge

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Wollongong Coal $30,000 after the company’s Russel Vale coal mine discharged dirty water into Bellambi Gully last December. This fine is one...

Work-related fatalities at 20-year low in NSW

The latest data released by New South Wales’ workers compensation authority shows a significant fall in death and injury rates in the state’s workplaces. The Statistical Bulletin 2013/14...

New benefits for injured NSW workers

Injured workers will be eligible for two new benefits that provide further support for them to return to work. A $1000 new employment assistance benefit is available to all injured workers who return...

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Changes to NSW mine safety legislation commence

Changes to NSW mine safety legislation have commenced this month. The February 1 legislative changes relate to the DRE’s compliance and enforcement role in petroleum work health and safety (to...

One dead after NSW coal truck collision

A man was killed after a fatal accident near Appin Colliery on Wednesday morning. A coal truck and car collided just before 4.30am on Appin Road, according to police. Emergency services attended the...

Anniversary of Northparkes mine disaster

On November 24, 1999, disaster struck underground at Northparkes mine in central New South Wales and the lives of four miners were lost. Ross Bodkin 41, Michael House 33, Stuart Osmond 47 and Colin...

Water truck engulfed in flames at NSW mine

A safety alert by the NSW Department of Industry’s Resources and Energy division has been released after a fire destroyed a Caterpillar 777F water truck at an open-cut coal mine on October 15...

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