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Ardlethan

Exploration work starts at $25m exotic metals project

A Sydney-based mining company has started exploration work at its $25 million exotic metal mine in regional New South Wales. Thomson Resources has commenced drilling at its Bygoo Tin Project near...

South32

Contract extended at underground mine in Illawarra

A mining services company has been awarded a contract extension at a coal mine in New South Wales’ Illawarra region. Delta SBD recently received an extension for its existing contract with...

Bowdens Silver Mine

$25m change of ownership will help launch new mine

A $25 million takeover deal is helping a metal producer move forward with its new silver mine planned for midwest New South Wales. Silver Mines recently finalised its farm-in and joint venture...

Essential Energy

Energy company given okay to sack hundreds of workers

A state-owned energy corporation has been given the nod to retrench hundreds of workers across New South Wales. Essential Energy recently received approval to slash at least 600 regional jobs across...

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...

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...

Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...

Green light for $1b Dubbo Zirconia Project

The billion dollar Dubbo Zirconia Project in New South Wales has passed its final hurdle and will go ahead, creating at least 450 jobs for the region. “The Environment Protection Authority has...

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...