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Oct 22, 2020
Whitehaven Coal to lodge EIS for $1b project by year’s end

Whitehaven Coal to lodge EIS for $1b project by year’s end

Whitehaven Coal expects to lodge the environmental impact statement (EIS) for its $1 billion Winchester South open-cut coal project by the end of 2020. Managing director and chief executive officer Paul Flynn told the AGM today that ongoing demand gave the company the confidence to plan for growth. This would support increased margins through product diversification, benefits of scale and s...

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Sep 04, 2019
Progress for $1b coal mine proposal

Progress for $1b coal mine proposal

The approvals process for the $1 billion Winchester South project near Moranbah has taken a step forward with the release of final terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS). Proponent Whitehaven Coal can now start working on a draft EIS for public consultation. The Winchester South open-cut mine is expected to deliver 500 new construction jobs and support ...

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Jun 24, 2019
Public input open for $1b coal mine plans

Public input open for $1b coal mine plans

Whitehaven Coal’s proposed $1 billion Winchester South mine,  30km south-east of Moranbah, has hit a new milestone. Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has released draft terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS). It comes after the Queensland Government’s announcement in April that Winchester South would be declared a co-ordinated proj...

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Apr 18, 2019
Welcome boost for $1b Moranbah coal project

Welcome boost for $1b Moranbah coal project

Whitehaven Coal’s planned Winchester South coal mine near Moranbah will deliver hundreds of coal mining jobs and boost the Central Queensland economy for decades, CFMEU Mining & Energy said today. CFMEU Mining & Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement that the $1 billion project would be declared a co-ordinated project, streamlin...

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