Bee Creek coal project

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bee Creek coal project is a proposed thermal and pulverised coal injection mine in Queensland, Australia.[1]


Bee Creek is proposed to lie 20km west of Nebo, Queensland.[1]

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Coal Mine Background

Bee Creek was listed as a possible Australian coal project in BHP Billiton's 2009 Annual Report. The company lists it as a possible open cut mine producing both metallurgical and thermal coal from the Bowen Basin in Queensland. It is listed as having a total resource of 60 million tonnes.[2]

In September 2019 Bee Creek was listed on the New Hope Group's website as in the early exploration stage of development.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: New Hope Group[1]
  • Location: approximately 20km west of the township of Nebo, Queensland[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -21.661944, 148.485833 (exact)
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Production Capacity:
  • Total Resource: 60 million tonnes[2]
  • Minable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Thermal and pulverised coal injection (PCI) coal[1]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type:
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Bee Creek"accessed 16 September 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 BHP Billiton, 2009 BHP Billiton Annual Report, BHP Billiton, September 2009, page 90.

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