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 Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017 at appoxminately 12:50 pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 at appoxminately between 12 and 2pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 at appoxminately 3pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal has CANCELLED blast scheduled on Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 at approximately between 12 and 2pm.
  • Mt Arthur Coal will be blasting on Friday, 23 Jun 2017 at appoxminately 11:00am to 12:00am. Denman and Edderton roads will be closed for 15 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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