New South Wales Government is bringing forward the new exposure standard for respirable coal dust nearly two years ahead of the national transition date.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has continued to monitor the implementation of safety controls in managing the risk of coronavirus transmission at mine sites.
BHP’s Mt Arthur coal mine near Muswellbrook has committed the largest safety undertaking accepted in New South Wales following a breach in August 2017.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator have completed 112 unannounced inspections at coal, metalliferous and quarrying operations across the state.
Mangoola Coal Operations has accepted an enforceable undertaking following a workplace incident at the Mangoola open cut mine in 2016.
Yancoal has received regulatory approval to recommence production at the Austar mine, after it was suspended from conducting all longwall activities by NSW Resources Regulator on July 9.
NSW Resources Regulator has updated its half-yearly compliance priorities for July to December this year to help build safer mines.