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

  • Bengalla will be blasting on Monday, 27 Mar 2017 at appoxminately 10am - 2pm. Wybong Road will be closed for 15 minutes.
  • Mt Arthur Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 at appoxminately 10:00AM.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 at appoxminately between 11am and 3pm.

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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