WACJV – Wallarah 2 Coal Mine Development – New South Wales - Project Profile
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The Wyong Areas Coal Joint Venture (WACJV) a joint venture of Catherine Hill Resources Pty Ltd, Kores Australia Pty Ltd, Kyungdong Australia Pty Ltd, and SK Networks Resources Australia Wyong Pty Ltd, is planning to undertake a coal mine in Wyong, New South Wales, Australia.
The project involves the construction of a coal mine with a production capacity of 5MTPA of thermal coal. It includes the construction of a coal handling and storage facilities, rail spur and loading infrastructure, an underground drift entry and ventilation shafts, gas and water management facilities, and administration buildings.
The project includes the construction of a 6km long rail spur and loop with two rail overbridges, a coal handling plant, a gas extraction and treatment plant, a mine water treatment plant, surface water management systems, a sewage treatment facility, an environmental monitoring station and car parking facilities.
In 2010, WACJV prepared an environmental assessment (EA) and submitted to the Director-General of the NSW Department of Planning (NSWDP).
On March 31, 2010, WACJV held a public consultation on the EA until June 2, 2010.
In April 2013, WACJV prepared a second draft environmental impact statement (EIS).
On February 26, 2014, Wyong Coal as a planner prepared and submitted draft voluntary planning agreement (VPA) to the Central Coast Council.
In July 2016, Wyong Coal prepared an amendment to the development application of the project.
On September 5, 2016, the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment (NSWDPE) held a public consultation on the development application.
In February 2017, the Minister for Planning requested the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to review the amended application after it was rejected by the court.
The PAC is reviewing the application for the project.
The Wallarah 2 Coal mine project involves the construction of a coal mine with a production capacity of five million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of thermal coal in Wyong, New South Wales, Australia.
The US$592 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 6km long rail spur and loop with two rail overbridges
2. Construction of a coal handling plant
3. Construction of a gas extraction and treatment plant
4. Construction of a mine water treatment plant
5. Construction of surface water management systems
6. Construction of a sewage treatment facility
7. Construction of an environmental monitoring station
8. Construction of car parking facilities
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