BC – Minyango Coal Mine Development – Queensland - Project Profile
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Blackwater Coal Pty Ltd (BC), a subsidiary of Caledon Coal Pty Ltd, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese State owned investment company, Guangdong Rising Assets Management (GRAM) is planning to develop a coal mine in Queensland, Australia.
The project involves the development of an underground long wall coal mine with a production capacity of 9MTPA run-of-mine (ROM) and 7MTPA of ore on 3,325ha of land. It will be developed in two phases.
The first phase includes the construction of a 700tph capacity of washplant on 0.5ha of land, a coal stockpile on 2.4ha of land, two product coal stockpiles with capacity of 250,000 tonnes on 2.4ha of land, overland conveyors, a 5km long rail loop, train loading facilities on 0.1ha of land, coal handling processing plant (CHPP) catch dam, a raw water dam 1, mine water dam, a CHPP workshop on 1ha of land, topsoil stockpile on 18.7ha of land and access roads.
The second phase includes the construction of a 1,400tph washplant on 0.5ha of land, a coal stockpile on 2.4ha of land, two product coal stockpiles with capacity of 500,000 tonnes on 2.4ha of land, overland conveyors, a sediment dam on 0.5ha of land, raw water dam 2 on 1.2ha of land, administration buildings and bathhouse on 1.3ha, water and sewage treatment facilities, workshop, warehouse, vehicle servicing facilities and car parking facilities.
The project involves the construction of a 500 units worker accommodation village, dining facilities, kitchen, laundry facilities, common rooms, recreational facilities and other related facilities.
Hansen Bailey Pty Ltd and SRK Consulting (Australasia) Pty Ltd were appointed as environmental consultants, RGS Environmental Pty Ltd as geochemical consultant.
The groundwater assessment was undertaken by Australasian Groundwater and Environmental Consultants Pty Ltd.
On June 7, 2011, the draft terms of reference (TOR) was kept for public exhibition till July 22, 2011.
In September 2011, the final TOR for environmental impact assessment (EIS) was published by the department of environment and resource management (DERM).
In April 2013, EIS was submitted to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP).
On January 15, 2015, BC received EIS approvals from DEHP.
Feasibility study activities are underway.
The project involves the development of an underground long wall coal mine with a production capacity of 9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) run-of-mine (ROM) and 7MTPA of ore on 3,325ha of land in Queensland, Australia.
The US$656 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 500 units worker accommodation village
2. Construction of washplant
3. Construction of overland conveyors
4. Construction of water and sewage treatment facilities
5. Construction of administrative buildings
6. Construction of workshops
7. Construction of car parking facilities
8. Construction of related infrastructureReasons To Buy
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