All operations in the Muswellbrook Shire Local Government Area that are permitted to blast will typically have an Enviornmental Protection License.

All complaints should be directed to the relevant operation. Contact the Mining operation directly, or the Department of Environment and Climate Change on 131 555.

Current blast notices

  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Monday, 21 Aug 2017 at appoxminately 12:50 pm.
  • Mt Arthur Coal will be blasting on Monday, 21 Aug 2017 at appoxminately 11am.
  • Mt Arthur Coal has CANCELLED blast scheduled on Monday, 21 Aug 2017 at approximately 11am.
  • Mt Arthur Coal will be blasting on Monday, 21 Aug 2017 at appoxminately 4:30pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 at appoxminately between 1230 and 3pm.
  • Bengalla Mining Company will be blasting on Friday, 25 Aug 2017 at appoxminately 11am. Wybong Road will be closed for 20 minutes.

To undertake work/activity on or alongside a public roads or utility service an S138 permit must first be obtained. This includes temporary road or footpath occupancy, such as the installation of a skip bin.

overmass truck

To obtain a permit to travel in an oversized, overmass, or overdimension vehicle on council roads in Muswellbrook Shire you must first obtain a permit.

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