Hillalong coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Hillalong coal project is a proposed group of mines, currently investigated by Queensland Coal Exploration, a subsidiary of Shandong Energy Group, to produce 4.2 million tonnes per annum, in Glenden, 170 km west of Mackay, Queensland, Australia.[1]

The complex would include two surface mines and an underground mine.[1]

Location

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Coal Mine Background

Queensland Coal Exploration, a subsidiary of Shandong Energy Group is currently pursuing the project proposal.[1] In July 2029, they opened the mine for a feasibility study.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:Queensland Coal Exploration
  • Parent Company: Shandong Energy Group
  • Location: Glenden, Queensland, Australia[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -21.416653, 148.310295 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 4.2 mtpa[1]
  • Total Resource:
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  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: surface
  • Mining Method: opencast
  • Workforce Size: 436
  • Start Year: 2023
  • Source of Financing:

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