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Cook Colliery

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 29, 2018
Cook coal sets sail after mine restart

Cook coal sets sail after mine restart

The first shipment of hard coking coal from Cook Colliery since its recommissioning under new owners Bounty Mining has sailed from the Port of Gladstone. The 34,000-tonne cargo was sold to privately-owned coal marketing and logistics group Xcoal Energy & Resources, which is also a major shareholder in Bounty, under an existing offtake agreement. Bounty… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Nov 10, 2017
Bounty buys Cook Colliery, plans early 2018 restart

Bounty buys Cook Colliery, plans early 2018 restart

Bounty Mining has acquired the assets of Caledon Coal and Blackwater Coal, including Cook Colliery and the Minyango coking coal project. Bounty will settle the acquisitions for a total of $31.5 million, with $6.7 million paid on completion and the balance deferred and paid over 18 months. In a separate but related transaction, Bounty said… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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May 15, 2017
Caledon Coal goes into administration

Caledon Coal goes into administration

Administrators have been called in at Caledon Coal after a large water inflow in a new longwall production panel halted production at its Cook Colliery near Blackwater. The Cook Colliery – Caledon’s single operating asset and sole source of income – has not operated since March 7 and stood down about 70 employees from March 18. The group… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Mar 19, 2017
Underground flooding brings longwall to a halt

Underground flooding brings longwall to a halt

Workers are being stood down and site contractors demobilised after a water inflow at Caledon Coal’s Cook Colliery in central Queensland. The company said the water had fully inundated the longwall face and equipment. “A dewatering and assessment process will be required over the coming months after which time the company can ascertain the full impact… This content is for iQ Ind...

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