Elimatta coal mine

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Australiacoal}} Elimatta is a proposed thermal coal surface mine, the site is located in Southern Queensland, approximately 45 kilometres (km) southwest of Taroom.[1]

Coal would be transported by rail to Wiggins Island Coal Terminal at Gladstone via rail.[2]

Location

The mine would be located approximately 45 kilometres southwest of Taroom and 380 km northwest of Brisbane, in Southern Queensland, Australia.[1] The access would be on Perretts road which would, in the main be relocated to allow mining.[2]

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Coal Mine Background

Northern Energy Corporation were developing proposals for this site it which was bought out by New Hope Coal in 2011.[3] The Elimatta project has progressed through the Land Court process and is now negotiating landholder and council compensation agreements prior to the granting of the mining leases.[1] The lifetime of the proposal is for 40 years.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Taroom Coal Pty Ltd[2]
  • Parent Company: New Hope Group[1]
  • Location: approximately 45 kilometres southwest of Taroom and 380 km northwest of Brisbane, in Southern Queensland, Australia.[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -26.021614, 149.613529 (approximate)
  • Status: Development[1]
  • Production Capacity: 8.2 Mt/year[2]
  • Total Resource: over 259 million tonnes[2]
  • Minable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Thermal coal[2]
  • Mine Size: The project area covers 4,460 hectares[2]
  • Mine Type: Surface mine[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 New Hope Group "Elimatta" New Hope website, accessed 13 September 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Mining Link "Elimatta"MiningLink Website, accessed 13 September 2019.
  3. Northern Energy Corporation, "Northern Energy Corporation highlights company progress" Ferret, 3 March 2008

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