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opal mine surface rig

Opal miner found dead in shaft

An opal miner has received fatal injuries whilst working in the shaft of an underground opal mine. Attempts to revive the worker were unsuccessful. The incident occurred on the Grawin Opal Fields...

vehicle incident

Alert | Haul truck near miss

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert following a haul truck and a light vehicle near miss at an open cut coal mine. The empty haul truck approached a corner where a grader was working on...

Raised jib contacts 22kV overhead power line

Drill rig contacts 22kV power line

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert regarding an exploration drill rig that contacted energised 22kV overhead power lines while travelling across a paddock. One of the three...

oil overheating gearbox

Dangerous incident at underground mine

NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous incident that occurred in an underground mine. Workers in an underground coal mine smelt something burning and noticed that the gearbox output shaft...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Albury Quarry prosecuted over blasting incident

The NSW Resources Regulator (the Regulator) has commenced prosecution proceedings against blasting services contractor Hamiltons Blasting Services Pty Limited (HBSPL), its shotfirer David Hamilton...

backfilling stopes

Floor slump on stope | Incident report

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report regarding to floor slump on stope in an underground metals mine. A Jumbo operator and a nipper were working on a stope that had previously been rock...

haul truck tray

Haul truck’s tray strikes walkway

The NSW Resources Regulator has released an incident report regarding a haul truck’s tray striking a walkway at an open-cut construction materials mine. After tipping a load, a haul truck...