Glencore, together with its joint venture partners Itochu and Sumitomo, has commenced a sale process for the Rolleston thermal coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

This decision is part of Glencore’s ongoing program to optimise its portfolio and redeploy capital into other opportunities.
The Rolleston mine:

  • Produced 13.3 million tonnes of saleable coal in 2016, out of Glencore’s total Australian managed saleable coal production of about 93 million tonnes;
  • Is an established,
  • < ... Read More

Adani Welcomes Federal Court Rulings Against ACF and Adrian Burragubba

Adani today welcomed two Federal Court rulings that further reinforce the company’s legal right to develop its Carmichael thermal coal resource.

The decisions today are the second and third judicial decisions this week dismissing claims brought by a combination of the dissenting minority of the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) People and activist groups.

“This is the third time this week that these parties have ... Read More

With major contractors appointed, a rail loop constructed and first coal expected as soon as October, it’s simple to say that QCoal’s Byerwen Project is well and truly in the construction stage.

Building on a 25-year history of coal exploration and development, QCoal Group’s newest mine is preparing for major operations to commence.

Attendees at the Bowen Basin Mining Club’s July luncheon in Mackay heard from Peter Kane, QCoal Group’s Chief Operating Officer, about the statis ... Read More

There’s time to prepare, but you need to start preparing now - that was the message to the suppliers and
contractors of Central Queensland today at the BBMC-hosted Adani Regional Content Strategy Briefing event.

Ben Hughes, Regional Content Director for Adani, presented to over 200 attendees regarding the Carmichael
project’s progress and plans in terms of regional capability.

As the project enters the construction phase, Adani are emphasising the difference between local con ... Read More

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomes the state government’s willingness to revisit royalty rates, but only if any changes implemented apply equally to all operations, Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane told a Mackay audience today.

Speaking at the Bowen Basin Mining Club, the head of Queensland’s peak resource industry body said industry fully supports the review of our outdated royalty regime.

“We’ve seen significant increases to the level of royalties collected on re ... Read More


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