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Queensland Government grants approval for state’s third-largest coal mine with 1,000 jobs promised – ABC News

The Olive Downs coking coal mine is predicted to have a production life of 80 years and will produce 15 million tonnes of metallurgical coal per year, providing…

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Construction will soon get underway on what will become Queensland’s third-largest coal mine, 40 kilometres south of Moranbah in the Bowen Basin.

  • The mine is predicted to have an 80-year life
  • It will produce 15 million tonnes of metallurgical coal a year
  • Miner Pembroke says it has a land use agreement with traditional owners

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the State Government had signed off on a mining lease for the Olive Downs Coking Coal Project, ru…

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