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dozer rolls on side

Dozer rolls on side at NSW mine

In the week ending 4th January 2019, the NSW Resources Regulator recorded 73 reportable incidents. In one of this week’s near-miss events, a dozer rolls onto its side while operating on a coal...

dog trailer tips over

Dog trailer tipped over when unloading at sand mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a dog trailer tipped over when it was unloading at a sand mine just prior to Christmas. The driver had emptied the trailer and was reversing to tip the...

Dozer incident

Dozer contacts 6.6kV electrical cable

NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a dozer came into contact with electrical equipment at an open cut coal mine in NSW.

bengalla mine fatality

Bengalla mine fatality | Preliminary report released

A preliminary report has been released today by the NSW Resources Regulator into the recent Bengalla mine fatality. The NSWRR advised that a worker was fatally injured when a large earthmoving tyre...

mining incident drill rig

Mining Incident Review | Drill rig breaches windrow

In a mining incident in June this year, a drill rig at an open cut coal mine in NSW trammed over, and through a highwall windrow resulting in the machine straddling the windrow with one track...

inspector of mines

Chief Inspector of Mines appointed

A new Chief inspector of Mines has been formally appointed to the NSW Resources Regulator (NSWRR). Garvin Burns, who has acted in the role for the past 10 months, has been appointed to the role. The...

electrical engineering safety

Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar

Over 200 electrical engineers will examine the idea of ‘back to basics’ at the NSW Resources Regulator’s annual Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar next week. Mine workers, manufacturers...

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