A contract extension for Thiess to operate Xstrata's Mt Owen Coal Mine in the Upper Hunter Valley will take the contractor's association with the company out to 20 years.
The Federal Government has granted Port Waratah Coal Services' multi-billion dollar ‘Terminal 4’ (T4) Major Project Facilitation (MPF) status.
Xstrata CEO Mick Davis said the company was continuing development of 20 major projects in 2010 worth $14bn following board approval of the $1.
The NSW Government has approved Integra Coal Operations' expansion plans at is Upper Hunter coal operations.
BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal (BHPBIC) is expecting a decision shortly from the NSW Government regarding its proposal to construct and operate an upcast ventilation shaft at Woolondilly.
The Thiess Sedgman Joint Venture (TSJV) has been awarded an $85 million contract to design, procure, construct and commission an upgrade of the coal plant at Bengalla mine.
Xstrata Coal is seeking approval to extend its Ravensworth Operations in the Upper Hunter Valley for a further 29 years at an estimated capital expenditure of $750 million.
Coal & Allied is investigating options to extend mining within its existing Warkworth lease, which would add a further 21 years of operation to the mine.
Aquila Resources has expanded the scope for the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on the Washpool Hard Coking Coal Project in the Bowen Basin to target a 2.
A Definitive Feasibility Study on Bathurst Resources' Buller Coking Coal Project in New Zealand estimates the project would cost $70 million to develop.