May 2018 – 2017 NSW Coal Airborne Dust Results Summary

The Standing Dust Committee has released the 2017 NSW Coal Airborne Dust Results Summary. The annual bulletin provides an overview of Coal Services’ statutory dust sampling results and observations taken from underground and surface operations. Improvements were...

May 2018 – NSW coal industry statistics

At 31 December 2017, there were 41 coal mining operations in NSW; 20 underground mines (16 longwall operations) and 21 open cut mines. Raw coal production for the NSW coal industry fell by 1.8 per cent or 4.6 million tonnes to 245.7 million tonnes for the 12 months...

May 2018 – Cadets join the ranks at Mines Rescue

2018 sees the reinstatement of the Mines Rescue cadet program. The aim of the program is to employ young, keen and dedicated personnel to learn the skills and competencies of a Mines Rescue Training Officer with the objective of gaining industry employment on...