WHC – Vickery Coal Mine Development – New South Wales - Project Profile
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Whitehaven Coal Ltd (WHC) is planning to develop a coal mine in Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales, Australia.
The project involves the development of a coal mine with a production capacity of 4.5MTPA of thermal coal on 1,150ha of land. It includes the construction of an office space, water supply facilities, crushing units, screening and handling facilities, loading and unloading facilities, access roads, workshops, accommodation facilities, water dams, stockpiles, a 66/11kv electricity transmission line and related infrastructure, and the installation of mining and electrical equipment's, safety and security systems.
Atlas Copco AB and Caterpillar Inc. have been appointed as equipment supply contractors, JB Mining Services Pty Ltd as a geological consultant and Resource Strategies Pty Ltd as an environmental consultant.
In October 2011, WHC prepared a preliminary environmental assessment report.
On September 23, 2014, WHC received planning approvals to proceed with the project from the Department of Mining, Resources, and Energy.
WHC is the process of preparing final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to increase production to 10Mtpa ROM coal with on site processing and rail connection for up to 13.5Mtpa and is scheduled to submit to the Government authorities by September 2017, subject to the completion of final optimisation work.
Following the lodgment of the EIS, discussions with numerous interested parties regarding the formation of a joint venture will commence with a final investment decision scheduled by the first quarter of 2019. Subject to the necessary approvals, construction works are scheduled to commence by the first quarter of 2019 with completion scheduled by 2021.
The project involves the development of a coal mine with a production capacity of 4.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of thermal coal on 1,150ha of land in Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales, Australia.
The US$539 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an office space
2. Construction of water supply facilities
3. Construction of crushing, screening and handling facilities
4. Construction of loading and unloading facilities
5. Construction of access roads
6. Construction of workshops
7. Construction of accommodation facilities
8. Construction of water dams
9. Construction of stockpiles
10. Construction of a 66/11kv electricity transmission line
11. Installation of mining equipments
12. Installation of electrical equipment
13. Installation of safety and security systems
14. Construction of related infrastructureReasons To Buy