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Winchester South

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… ...

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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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Mar 28, 2018
Rio Tinto rid of Qld coal with Kestrel sale deal

Rio Tinto rid of Qld coal with Kestrel sale deal

Rio Tinto has reached a deal to sell its 80 per cent stake in the Kestrel underground coal mine in central Queensland for almost $3 billion ($US2.25 billion). The binding agreement with a consortium of EMR Capital and PT Adaro Energy represents the company’s full exit from the Australian coal business. It follows news of… ...

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Mar 23, 2018
Whitehaven to pay $200m for Winchester South

Whitehaven to pay $200m for Winchester South

Whitehaven Coal will take on Rio Tinto’s 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal development project, 30km south-east of Moranbah, for $200 million. Total consideration is comprised of $150 million payable to Rio Tinto by Whitehaven on the date of completion and a further unconditional payment of $50 million payable 12 months after the… ...

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