Queensland Scales Back Coal Project

The Queensland government withdrew its support for a $9 billion coal-port expansion in the northern part of the state, in a sign Australia's resources boom is losing steam.

Topics:  queensland   australia   coal   
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    ... the Abbott government tips the scales further in ... reform.” Earlier this year EDO Queensland brought a case which revealed that coal mining ...
    06/28/2015 - 7:15 am | View Link
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  • 200 workers to lose jobs at North Goonyella Mine
    Up to 200 people could lose their jobs as a central Queensland mine scales back production due to falling prices. United States coal giant Peabody Energy announced it will reduce its coal production at its North Goonyella Mine in the Bowen Basin ...
    06/3/2015 - 9:58 pm | View Link
  • Rio Tinto to Sell Closed Coal Mine
    Later Wednesday, Linc requested that trading in its shares be halted ahead of an agreement to acquire a coal asset in Queensland. It didn't identify the mine. Securing a sale is a boost for Rio Tinto, which faced the cost of converting the mine back to ...
    10/1/2013 - 9:31 pm | View Link
  • Boost in coal train movements through Brisbane reversed amid dust fears
    THE Queensland ... prioritised coal royalty revenues above public health in March by dedicating more track to boost coal loads through the city from 8.8 million tonnes to 10.7 million tonnes per year. Director-general Neil Scales endorsed and approved ...
    09/13/2013 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • Coal and gas fail the test when it comes to environmental impact
    There has been an acceleration in the number of coal seam gas and mining proposals approved in Australia. Since 2010, eight projects have been given the green light in Queensland ... national scales. The table below shows that 14 of the 17 environmental ...
    04/25/2013 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Government scales down New Acland expansion
    The Queensland Government has finished early regulatory work on the New Acland coal mine expansion, allowing New Hope to start an environmental assessment on the project. In a statement QLD Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney said the Government had “scaled down ...
    03/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Coal Mining in Central Queensland
    Coal Mining in the Bowen Basin of Central Queensland has brought a great deal of wealth and prosperity to the region, but at a significant cost to the environment.
    07/3/2015 - 11:39 pm | View Website
  • Queensland coal – mines and advanced projects
    Table 3 : Queensland’s coal – Operating mines and saleable production 2007–08 Name Resource Mt Coal type Parent company Principal contact
    07/3/2015 - 10:49 pm | View Website
  • North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation: Abbot Point Port ...
    Abbot Point Port handles coal and is transforming into a global port precinct for Australia. NQBP is committed to ensuring our impact on the Great Barrier Reef
    07/3/2015 - 3:58 am | View Website
  • North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP): Weipa Port ...
    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is a world-class port authority that services the Ports of Weipa, Abbot Point, Mackay, and Hay Point. NQBP strives to deliver
    07/3/2015 - 3:29 am | View Website
  • Queensland Globe User Guide
    Queensland Globe is our mapping and data online interactive tool with multiple layers that you can choose to view.
    07/2/2015 - 4:59 pm | View Website
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