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Olive Downs

Nov 04, 2020
Olive Downs rundown at November event

Olive Downs rundown at November event

Pembroke Resources’ $1 billion Olive Downs coking coal project will be the focus of the final Bowen Basin Mining Club luncheon for 2020. Pembroke Olive Downs general manager Blair Richardson will be keynote speaker at the November 26 event. The State Government in September announced the granting of the mining leases for the Bowen Basin project – the final approvals needed for ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Olive Downs has already assembled the key elements required to commence construction following the grant of the Bowen Basin project’s mining leases, Pembroke Resources says. This includes securing access to power, water, rail and port, even as finance and offtake partners are finalised.  The mining leases granted today represented the final major approval hurdle to commence the f...

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Sep 29, 2020
Council hails ‘vote of confidence’ in local mining

Council hails ‘vote of confidence’ in local mining

Isaac Regional Council has welcomed the approval of the $1 billion Olive Downs project as a vote of confidence in the future of Queensland coal mining. “There is a lot of discussion about the future of coal – and of course demand and prices will always fluctuate – but investments like this show it has a strong long-term future,” acting Mayor Kelly Vea Vea said. “The Isaac Regi...

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Sep 29, 2020
All systems go for $1b coking coal development

All systems go for $1b coking coal development

The State Government has signed off on the final approvals needed for Pembroke Resources to start construction on its $1 billion Olive Downs coking coal project. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the granting of the mining leases for the Bowen Basin project today. The mine is expected to create up to 500 jobs during construction and more than 1000 new jobs when the project reaches fu...

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May 14, 2020
Green light for Olive Downs coking coal mine

Green light for Olive Downs coking coal mine

Pembroke Resources has received key federal approvals for its $1 billion Olive Downs coking coal project, south-east of Moranbah in Central Queensland. The final approvals under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act pave the way for the granting of mining leases and the start of construction, the company says. It follows the grant of the Environmental Authority by the...

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Apr 28, 2020
Paperwork progressing for Olive Downs coal project

Paperwork progressing for Olive Downs coal project

Plans for the $1 billion Olive Downs coal complex have inched forward, with two elements ticked off by the Federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. The rail spur and water pipeline required for the Pembroke Resources mine were approved with conditions under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act this month. The project near Moranbah would have a mi...

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Jan 22, 2020
Outcry over Olive Downs coal project delay

Outcry over Olive Downs coal project delay

The Federal Government has been accused of dragging its feet on environmental approval for the Olive Downs coal mine, 40km south-east of Moranbah. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga says hundreds of mining jobs are in limbo because of federal inaction in signing off on the Pembroke Resources project. However the federal Department of the Environment and Energy says it has had to ask for fu...

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Oct 03, 2019
Olive Downs wins environmental approval

Olive Downs wins environmental approval

Pembroke Resources has received the Environmental Authority for its $1 billion Olive Downs coking coal project near Moranbah. The tick-off from the State Government authorises activities over a 79-year mine life and provides the conditions, including environmental obligations, for the operation of the mine. The company is still awaiting Federal Government approval under the Environment Prot...

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May 14, 2019
State approval for $1b Moranbah coal mine

State approval for $1b Moranbah coal mine

Queensland’s Coordinator-General has approved the proposed $1 billion Olive Downs metallurgical coal mine, 40km south-east of Moranbah. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement in Parliament today. “The mine is expected to create 1000 operational jobs and 500 jobs during construction,” Ms Palaszczuk said. “The project will contribute an estimated $8 billion to the loca...

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