Meteor Downs South coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Meteor Downs South (MDS) coal mine is a proposed surface mine, operated by Sojitz Coal Mining Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Sojitz and U&D Mining Industry (Australia), producing 1.5 million tonnes per annum near Springsure, Queensland, Australia.[1] [2][3]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the nearby Minerva mine in Queensland, Australia

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Background

The mine is operated by Sojitz Coal Mining Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Sojitz and U&D Mining Industry (Australia). [1][2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Sojitz Coal Mining Pty Ltd[1][2]
  • Parent Company: Sojitz and U&D Mining Industry (Australia)[1][2]
  • Location: Springsure, Queensland, Australia
  • GPS Coordinates: -23.909570, 148.060084 (Minerva mine); 24.363542, 148.413878 (Approximate)
  • Status: Proposed[2]
  • Production Capacity: 1.5 mtpa[1][2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:13 million tonnes[1][2]
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: surface[1][2]
  • Mining Method:open cut[1][2]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 UD Coal, Meteor Downs South , company website, accessed June 16, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Sojitz Coal Mining, MDS Mine, company website, accessed June 16, 2020
  3. First coal for Meteor Downs South IQ Coal, April 14, 2018

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