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Nov 19, 2019
Adani makes headway on Abbot Point upgrades

Adani makes headway on Abbot Point upgrades

Adani is continuing major infrastructure upgrades at its Abbot Point Operations near Bowen, with a focus on controlling stormwater run-off. A considerable number of work packages were either completed or currently underway to improve water and environmental management as part of a three-year upgrade program, an Abbot Point Operations spokeswoman said. She said more than $15 million worth...

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Nov 18, 2019
Mastermyne wins $250m  contract extension

Mastermyne wins $250m contract extension

Mackay-based Mastermyne Group has secured a contract extension worth $250-$300 million to continue its work at Anglo American mines at Moranbah for the next three years. The company today announced the renewal of the Moranbah Region Umbrella Contract, covering work at the Moranbah North and Grosvenor mines. It includes an option to extend for a further two years at Anglo’s discretion....

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Nov 15, 2019
Adani exec highlights Australian coal’s role in India’s economic growth

Adani exec highlights Australian coal’s role in India’s economic growth

A key Adani executive has highlighted the importance of coal-fired generation to India as the company works towards exporting first coal from its Carmichael project in Queensland in 2021. Adani Group ports and special economic zone chief executive officer Karan Adani said thermal coal imports were expected to double in India by 2030. The company believed imported coal from Australia would p...

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Nov 08, 2019
Decmil scores $40m-plus Adani rail network contracts

Decmil scores $40m-plus Adani rail network contracts

Decmil Group has won two work packages for the development of Adani’s Carmichael coal project rail infrastructure. The company’s Queensland business unit has been awarded a $40 million contract to design and construct three 400-bed temporary accommodation camps for construction workers on the Carmichael Rail Network project. The second package awarded was an initial $1.4 million...

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Oct 18, 2019
Martinus Rail wins $100m-plus Adani rail contract

Martinus Rail wins $100m-plus Adani rail contract

Adani has awarded a $100 million-plus rail contract for its Carmichael coal project to Australian firm Martinus Rail. The contractor will operate out of Adani’s newly opened Rockhampton Business Centre. Adani Mining chief executive officer Lucas Dow said that more than $450 million worth of contracts had already been awarded on the Carmichael Project, the majority to regional Queensland a...

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Oct 18, 2019
First coal rolls out of restarted Gregory mine

First coal rolls out of restarted Gregory mine

The first coal leaves Gregory mine by train today (October 18) after the site’s restart under new owner Sojitz Coal Mining, with exports out of Gladstone due to start next month. Coal has been running through the washplant for a fortnight after refurbishment works by DRA Global and local subsidiary G&S Engineering, according to Sojitz Coal Mining managing director and chief executiv...

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Oct 10, 2019
Collinsville marks 100 years of coal mining

Collinsville marks 100 years of coal mining

Collinsville is celebrating 100 years of mining with a weekend of activities, including tours of the town’s heritage-listed No. 1 Mine after recent restoration work. Glencore will offer free bus tours taking in the old Bowen Consolidated Coal Mine No.1 site as well as the operating Collinsville open-cut mine and the Coalface Experience on Saturday (October 12), followed by an afternoon ...

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Sep 30, 2019
Adani royalties deal pushed back

Adani royalties deal pushed back

The Queensland Government and Adani have agreed to extend the target date for conclusion of a Royalty Deferral and Repayment Agreement for the Carmichael coal mine. Today had been set as the deadline for Queensland Treasury to finalise the agreement when the Co-ordinator General in May laid out an approvals timeline for the Galilee Basin coal project after lengthy delays. Deputy Premier an...

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Sep 10, 2019
Legal development in New Acland saga

Legal development in New Acland saga

New Hope Group says it has received a judgement in its favour from the Queensland Court of Appeal in relation to the New Acland Stage 3 project. Failure to get the green light for the $896 million Stage 3 expansion project would see the mine close in early 2021. The company has already started the process to make 150 workers redundant after failing to gain a State Government commitment on t...

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