Mine Inspections

Departmental officials continuously monitor mining operations.  Biannual inspections of each of the main State Mining Facilities are undertaken by mining consultants .  These inspections are to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of State leases and licences and adherence to best practice.

The inspections include:

  • Physical inspections of mining operations, both on surface and underground
  • Examination of mine plans and records
  • Monitoring of mining activities