Bowen Basin

Oct 08, 2020
Bullish coal junior favours fast lane to production

Bullish coal junior favours fast lane to production

Bowen Coking Coal is bullish on the future of metallurgical coal as it drives two key Queensland projects towards ‘shovel-ready’ status as quickly as possible. The company made major announcements last week on advances at the Broadmeadow East and Isaac River coking coal projects in the Moranbah region. Both would be open-pit operations using contract mining and each could generate aroun...

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Sep 29, 2020
Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Olive Downs has already assembled the key elements required to commence construction following the grant of the Bowen Basin project’s mining leases, Pembroke Resources says. This includes securing access to power, water, rail and port, even as finance and offtake partners are finalised.  The mining leases granted today represented the final major approval hurdle to commence the f...

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Sep 24, 2020
Drilling contractor tops mining awards

Drilling contractor tops mining awards

Central Queensland drilling contractor Gas Field Services has been named the 2020 Queensland Mining Contractor of the Year, for excellence in productivity, safety and innovation. The title was announced at a sold-out, 350-person black-tie gala held last night in Mackay to celebrate the 2020 Queensland Mining Awards. Gas Field Services took out the Safety Initiative Award and were strong co...

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Sep 22, 2020
Countdown to 2020 Queensland Mining Awards

Countdown to 2020 Queensland Mining Awards

The 2020 Queensland Mining Awards being held in Mackay this Wednesday, September 23, can be caught via livestream for those unable to attend. The Bowen Basin Mining Club (BBMC) hosts the event together with the Queensland Resources Council. Industry leaders will be recognised for achievements across the categories of productivity, safety, innovation, environment, collaboration, product lau...

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Aug 28, 2020
Positive coal quality findings for Hillalong North

Positive coal quality findings for Hillalong North

New washability and coal quality results from the Hillalong North project confirm potential for high quality coking coal at excellent yields, Bowen Coking Coal says. The company said today that early assessment had also confirmed the potential to produce various coking coal products, offering significant flexibility whilst maximising profitability. “The washability tests have indicated th...

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Jun 09, 2020
New exploration tenders to fire up gas growth

New exploration tenders to fire up gas growth

The Queensland Government is opening up a further 1500sq km of gas country for exploration. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said five parcels were to be released for tender on June 18 around Moonie and Injune in the resource-rich Surat and Bowen Basins. “It’s essential that we keep exploration underway to identify the resources projects and jobs of the future as we emerge from COVID-19...

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May 14, 2020
Gas country tenders open to fire up exploration

Gas country tenders open to fire up exploration

The State Government has opened 12 parcels of land covering more than 6700sq km to tender for gas exploration. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today said the land, in the resource-rich Bowen and Surat basins, was in proven highly prospective regions. “This is about keeping exploration moving in Queensland to support our post COVID-19 economic recovery,” Dr Lynham said. The new land ...

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