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

  • Mt.Arthur Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at appoxminately 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at appoxminately between 3 and 4:30pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at appoxminately between 1 and 2pm.
  • Muswellbrook Coal has CANCELLED blast scheduled on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at approximately between 3 and 4:30pm.
  • Mt.Arthur Coal will be blasting on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at appoxminately 10:00am to 11:00am.
  • Muswellbrook Coal will be blasting on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at appoxminately between 12pm and 2pm.

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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