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Feb 14, 2018
Knock-back for New Acland extension plans

Knock-back for New Acland extension plans

The State Government has refused an application to amend the Environmental Authority (EA) for the New Acland Stage 3 extension project. New Hope Group managing director Shane Stephan said the company was disappointed with the outcome and was considering its options in response. “As previously advised, a judicial review of the Land Court decision is under… This content is for iQ Indust...

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Nov 09, 2017
Seven billion reasons to approve New Acland Stage 3

Seven billion reasons to approve New Acland Stage 3

Failure to approve the New Acland Stage 3 project would cost the Australian economy about $7 billion in economic activity, most in Queensland, according to a report released today. The financial impacts report prepared by global consulting firm Ernst and Young (EY) outlines more than $8.1 billion in payments that New Acland Coal (NAC) will make… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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May 31, 2017
Land Court blow for New Acland expansion

Land Court blow for New Acland expansion

The Queensland Land Court has come down against the planned $900 million Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland coal mine on the Darling Downs. In a judgement today the court recommended that the Mining Leases and Environmental Authority amendment for Stage 3 not be granted. The decision follows one of the largest environmental cases… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civ...

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May 18, 2017
New Acland good sorts when it comes to washplant innovation

New Acland good sorts when it comes to washplant innovation

New Acland Mine is trialling sorting technology more commonly used to process minerals in a coal application, improving the quality of feed into the washplant. X-ray and high-pressure air jets are used to eject reject material from raw coal before it enters the operation’s washplant. New Acland washplant manager Robert Rashleigh said the site could… This content is for iQ Industry Que...

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Nov 04, 2016
New Acland battle has broad impact

New Acland battle has broad impact

The continued delay on a decision around the New Acland Stage 3 expansion mining lease has severe ramifications for jobs, agriculture, nearby mines and the cost to use the rail line on the Darling Downs, warns Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise executive chairman Shane Charles. Mr Charles said the New Acland coal mine would cease… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Ci...

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Oct 31, 2016
Fears New Acland future ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’

Fears New Acland future ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’

More than 700 community members are expected to rally at Queensland Parliament tomorrow to voice their concerns of the impact of proposed water legislation on New Acland Mine extension plans. An $896 million continuation project is proposed to lift production at this New Hope Group open-cut operation from about 5Mtpa to 7.5Mtpa of thermal coal…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Aug 15, 2016
New Acland scores national sustainability award

New Acland scores national sustainability award

Grazing trials on rehabilitated mine land and use of recycled water for its operations are among the measures that have seen the New Acland coal mine recognised nationally for its sustainable business practices. Owner New Hope Group has been named the 2016 ABA100 Winner of the Australian Business Award for Sustainability. Managing director Shane Stephan said the… This content is for iQ Indu...

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