The New South Wales mining sector has experienced a steady increase in serious injuries, mostly at underground mines.
New South Wales has lifted its exposure standards for respirable coal dust and diesel particulate matter (DPM) in the workplace starting this month.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has updated its key compliance priorities for the first half of 2021, while retaining respirable dust as one of its targets.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator and police have discovered alleged illegal mining activities on Rickey’s Lane, Sapphire near Inverell.
New South Wales is trialling a technology to accurately monitor silica dust levels in the air, following the introduction of a tightened exposure standard for silica this year.
The NSW Resources Regulator has released a list of compliance priorities to improve safety in the mining, extractive and petroleum industries.
New amendments to the New South Wales work health and safety laws now include gross negligence under a category one offence.
The NSW Resources Regulator will conduct a state-wide compliance blitz this week, targeting more than 100 mine sites.
Komatsu Rutherford HSE manager Campbell Saunders tells Vanessa Zhou how the company motivates individual employees to strive for safety at its Rutherford underground repair facility.
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.
Glencore’s Ravensworth open cut operations were being recognised for their safety initiatives in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.
NSW Resources Regulator has updated its half-yearly compliance priorities for July to December this year to help build safer mines.
The NSW Resources Regulator is looking to fill the role of independent chairperson of the Mine Safety Advisory Council (MSAC).
Employees of Komatsu Mining in Rutherford, New South Wales, have developed an equipment that increases safety of its own people when conducting service work on mining equipment.