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Poplar Grove development gains momentum

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World Coal,

Excavation and site development work gathers pace at Poplar Grove Mine.


  • Detailed value engineering and optimisation review substantially completed.
  • Potential listing on a major US stock exchange progressing well.
  • Paringa remains on track to deliver first coal from Poplar Grove within 12 months.

The Buck Creek Complex

Buck Creek mining complex is located in the Western Kentucky region of the Illinois Basin, which is one of the most prolific coal producing regions in the US.

The Buck Creek Complex comprises almost 40 000 acres of coal leases and includes two developing mines.

Poplar Grove Mine

Permitted 2.8 million try thermal coal mine, which is now in construction with first coal expected 12 months from the start of construction.

Cypress Mine

Permitted 3.8 million tpy Cypress Mine with construction set to b begin by early 2019.

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