The Queensland Government has issued new exploration permit ATP 2068 to a joint venture of State Gas Ltd and Santos QNT Pty Ltd.
Bowen Coking Coal Ltd has commenced coal mining at the Broadmeadow East Pit near Moranbah in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Thiess Rehabilitation has been awarded its first contract by Idemitsu Australia’s Ensham Resources to deliver mine rehabilitation solutions at the Ensham Mine.
NRW Holdings Ltd’s wholly owned subsidiary, Golding Contractors Pty Ltd, has secured the rail civil construction contract for Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs Coking Coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Bowen Coking Coal Ltd has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares in New Lenton Coal Pty Ltd, which currently owns a 90% interest in the Lenton joint venture.
Thiess has been awarded a AUS$450 million contract extension by QCoal to continue operations at the QCoal Northern Hub, which comprises Sonoma, Cows, Drake and Jax mines, Queensland.
Thiess has extended its mining services contract for another five years at Peak Downs Mine for BHP Mitsubishi Alliance.
The first shipment of coal from Bowen Coking Coal’s Bluff Mine has left Cook Colliery and been shipped by rail to RG Tanna Coal Terminal.
Marubeni Corp. and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd will each fund AUS$10 million in Glencore’s CTSCo Carbon Capture and Storage Project in Queensland.
State Gas Ltd, in joint venture with Santos Ltd, has been appointed preferred tenderer of two new areas under the Queensland government’s latest Petroleum Land Release Program.