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Metallurgical coal

Sep 09, 2019
Vitrinite adds to Clermont coal exploration ground

Vitrinite adds to Clermont coal exploration ground

Queensland company Vitrinite has been named as preferred tenderer for an exploration permit over 35sq km of land near Clermont. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the area was adjacent to Vitrinite’s existing Karin Basin project on the western flank of the Bowen Basin, giving them extra potential to join the next pipeline of metallurgical… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ C...

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Sep 04, 2019
Progress for $1b coal mine proposal

Progress for $1b coal mine proposal

The approvals process for the $1 billion Winchester South project near Moranbah has taken a step forward with the release of final terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS). Proponent Whitehaven Coal can now start working on a draft EIS for public consultation. The Winchester South open-cut mine is expected to deliver… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Sep 03, 2019
Cook Colliery restructure bears fruit

Cook Colliery restructure bears fruit

Cook Colliery produced 538,000 tonnes (ROM) coal last financial year after a strong finish including production of 58,500 run-of-mine tonnes in May. Bounty acquired the Cook Colliery and Minyango coking coal project for $31.5 million in 2017 after former owner Caledon Coal was placed into administration. Bounty commenced operations at the site, south of Blackwater,… This content is for iQ I...

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Jun 24, 2019
Public input open for $1b coal mine plans

Public input open for $1b coal mine plans

Whitehaven Coal’s proposed $1 billion Winchester South mine,  30km south-east of Moranbah, has hit a new milestone. Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has released draft terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS). It comes after the Queensland Government’s announcement in April that Winchester South would be declared a co-ordinated project, streamlini...

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May 16, 2019
Drilling underway for $1b Whitehaven Coal project

Drilling underway for $1b Whitehaven Coal project

Whitehaven Coal has started a large core drilling program at its $1 billion Winchester South project, 30km south-east of Moranbah. This will help establish the reserve at the metallurgical coal project and assist in the design of the CHPP and other infrastructure, the company said. It is expecting the approvals process to take about two… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, ...

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Apr 18, 2019
Welcome boost for $1b Moranbah coal project

Welcome boost for $1b Moranbah coal project

Whitehaven Coal’s planned Winchester South coal mine near Moranbah will deliver hundreds of coal mining jobs and boost the Central Queensland economy for decades, CFMEU Mining & Energy said today. CFMEU Mining & Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement that the $1 billion project would be declared a co-ordinated project, streamlining…...

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Dec 14, 2018
Recruitment partnership announced for Ironbark No.1

Recruitment partnership announced for Ironbark No.1

The proponents of the new Ironbark No.1 coal mine have entered into a partnership with SES Labour Solutions for  training, development and recruitment. The State Government last month approved the mining lease for Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Ironbark No. 1 underground longwall development, 35km north-east of Moranbah. It will to produce up to 6 million tonnes per… This content is...

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Nov 13, 2018
Golding gets in early for Ironbark No.1 construction

Golding gets in early for Ironbark No.1 construction

Fitzroy Australia Resources has awarded Golding Contractors an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract for the provision of project development services for the Ironbark No. 1 coal mine. The ECI scope is to provide detailed design, costing and project scheduling for the civil and mining services required to develop this mine. It is anticipated that the… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Nov 01, 2018
Green light for Ironbark No.1 coal mine

Green light for Ironbark No.1 coal mine

The State Government has approved the mining lease for Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Ironbark No. 1 mine, 35km north-east of Moranbah. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the underground longwall operation was expected to employ 160 contractors during construction and up to 350 operational staff. It will to produce up to 6 million tonnes per annum run of… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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