Project overview*

EIS status EIS active
Description Greenfield metallurgical coal mine with a yield of up to 14 million tonnes per annum of coking coal for steel production.
Proponent Pembroke Resources South Pty Ltd.
Location/s Approximately 40 kilometres south-east of Moranbah. Map
Local government/s Isaac Regional Council.
Investment $1b
Key features
  • open cut coal mine
  • coal handling and preparation plant
  • 18 km rail spur and on site rail loop
  • raw water pipeline connecting to the Eungella pipeline network
  • private access roads
  • electricity transmission line
Expected completion 2025 – construction phase
  • 500-700 (construction)
  • 960 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
Currently Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
28 June 2017 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 316 KB) released
08 April 2017 to 12 May 2017 Draft terms of reference (PDF icon 778 KB) for EIS public consultation
03 March 2017 Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a 'controlled action'. More information
17 February 2017 Gazettal (PDF icon 239 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.
24 January 2017 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
20 January 2017 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 6.4 MB) , submitted.

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Further information

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