Mar 22, 2018

Bowen Basin coal exploration tenders announced

Metroof Minerals and Sojitz Coal have won exploration rights to a total of about 13,100ha between Middlemount and Blackwater, in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said awarding the tenders was another positive result from the state’s first annual exploration program that gave the resources sector its first forward plan for government exploration tenders. “Potentially, these tenders could be our next generation of coal development in an area with a history of successful coal development for export and electricity generation,” he s...

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