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Mine Life Assessment Hunter Valley Region

Mine Life Assessment Hunter Valley Region Australian Rail Track Corporation Melbourne February 2009 This document is confidential and is intended solely for the use and information of the client to whom it is addressed.

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Mine Life Analysis: Data and Methodology

= Average mine life of Hunter Valley Region coalfields i = Coalfield 𝐶 N J P U L P𝑖𝑖 = Mining company actual production 2015-2016 (MT) For the Booz & Co 2008 study, marketable coal reserves were primarily drawn from 4 sources: New South Wales Coal Industry Profile 2006 supplied the

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Draft Report Remaining Mine Life Hunter Valley coal network

2 Booz & Co., “Mine Life Assessment Hunter Valley Region,” Appendix B to ARTC 1 Dec. 2008 submission. 3 In 2004 Booz Allen, who were then IPART’s consultants, recommended a shortening of the remaining mine life. However, IPART did not accept this recommendation, given the consensus that had emerged in favour of maintaining the status quo.

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NEW SOUTH WALES RAIL ACCESS UNDERTAKING (NSWRAU)

Mine Life Assessment Hunter Valley Region Booz & Co. In making its assessment of remaining coal mine life applicable to mines served by the HVCN, Booz & Co. have sought to improve on the methodology that has been utilised in previous assessments undertaken

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Mount Arthur coal mine Australasian Mine Safety Journal

Mt Arthur coal mine is the biggest coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. Located near the town of Muswellbrook, the BHP Mt Arthur coal mine produces thermal coal used for power generation and is sold in both the domestic and export markets.

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Coal mining potential in the Upper Hunter Valley

"This study is a strategic assessment of coal mining potential and constraints in the Upper Hunter Valley. The study fulfils a commitment made by the Government in January 2004, which followed approval for a 25,000 tonne bulk sample of coal from a deposit at Bickham, south of Murrurundi in the Upper Hunter Valley.

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Mass job losses at Hunter Valley mine as industry reacts

Workers at Peabody Energy's Wambo Underground Mine in the New South Wales Upper Hunter Valley face an uncertain future. Key points: Miners were informed of plans to cut the workforce by 50 per

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Hunter Bioregional Assessment: water drawdown from mining

The Commonwealth government has released its bioregional assessment of the Hunter subregion, revealing that 25% of the Hunter could already have been affected by groundwater drawdown caused by mining, and another 5% of the region is likely to be affected if proposed new mines proceed.. The report also indicates that there has been impacts on river systems, particularly in the Goulburn River

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Hunter subregion Bioregional Assessments

This bioregional assessment helps us understand how coal seam gas and coal mining development could affect water resources and water-dependent assets in the Hunter subregion. It identifies where potential impacts could occur, as well as the areas that are unlikely to be affected.At a glanceWe assessed how 22 potential new coal mines or expansions of existing coal mines could

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Upper Hunter Strategic Assessment Draft Terms of Reference

Upper Hunter Strategic Assessment. Draft Terms of Reference. Summary of submissions. INTRODUCTION. On 3 June 2013 The New South Wales Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DP&I) placed on public exhibition the Draft Terms of Reference for the Strategic Assessment of a Biodiversity Plan for Coal Mining in the Upper Hunter Valley.

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Australia: United Wambo Open Cut Coal Mine IEA Clean

Sep 03, 2020· Estimated Mine Life : 23 Years Development Partners : United Collieries (Glencore) and Wambo Coal (Peabody Energy) Estimated Investment : £287m ($380m) The United Wambo open-cut coal mine is a major coal mining project located in the Hunter Valley region of

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Mount Arthur coal mine Australasian Mine Safety Journal

Mt Arthur coal mine is the biggest coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. Located near the town of Muswellbrook, the BHP Mt Arthur coal mine produces thermal coal used for power generation and is sold in both the domestic and export markets.

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Coal mining potential in the Upper Hunter Valley

"This study is a strategic assessment of coal mining potential and constraints in the Upper Hunter Valley. The study fulfils a commitment made by the Government in January 2004, which followed approval for a 25,000 tonne bulk sample of coal from a deposit at Bickham, south of Murrurundi in the Upper Hunter Valley.

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Where are the jobs? NSW coal towns cling to the past until

Nov 15, 2020· The Mount Thorley Warkworth mine, near Muswellbrook, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Photograph: Jessica Hromas/The Guardian “Some political commentary has missed the point.

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Drayton Mine, New South Wales Mining Technology Mining

Nov 30, 2020· Drayton mine is situated in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia. The mine produces thermal coal and has been operating since 1983. The mine is part of the 2,100km² Hunter Coalfield, the largest coal-producing region in New South Wales. The lease size of the mine is

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'Massive impact': Coal mining's effect on the Hunter water

Jun 06, 2018· Coal mining in the Hunter Valley has affected groundwater in about a quarter of the region, and the 22 planned new coal mines or expansions of existing ones

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NSW coal mine to increase production Echonetdaily

A coal mine in the NSW Hunter region has been granted approval by the state’s Planning Assessment Commission to increase its coal production from 16 to 20 million tonnes a year. The commission on Wednesday approved modifications to the Hunter Valley Operations South mine near Singleton, which include increasing the final mine void to 523

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Upper Hunter Strategic Assessment Draft Terms of Reference

Upper Hunter Strategic Assessment. Draft Terms of Reference. Summary of submissions. INTRODUCTION. On 3 June 2013 The New South Wales Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DP&I) placed on public exhibition the Draft Terms of Reference for the Strategic Assessment of a Biodiversity Plan for Coal Mining in the Upper Hunter Valley.

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Mine site tour on offer in the Hunter Valley Australian

Jan 22, 2015· Hunter Valley locals will get a chance to see the success of a rehabilitated mine, with Rix’s Creek offering tours of its operations. The tours will be held as part of the Hunter Mining Show’s

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Revealed: Major new coal mines planned for the Upper Hunter

Leaked reports show that mining companies have prepared plans for as many as 16 new or expanded coal mines in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley. By Peter Hannam February 23, 2015 — 5.22pm

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Regional spotlight: Hunter Valley

Mar 26, 2019· The bucolic Hunter Region, with its undulating beaches and renowned vineyards, has long attracted retirees and holiday-makers in search of the good life. But in recent years, interest in the area also referred to as the Hunter Valley has skyrocketed, fuelled by a decade-long investment boom in the main city of Newcastle and by

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Strategic Assessment Agreement Terms of Reference Upper

The Upper Hunter Valley has been identified for this strategic assessment because there are a number of prospective and existing mining exploration licences for which applications to mine or expand existing mines are expected over the next twenty five years.

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Hunter Valley Coal Heritage geomaps.au

Hunter Valley Coal Heritage. Latitude -32.925981, Longitude 151.784931. Located in the Hunter Region of NSW, nearest large town Newcastle. Source: Geology and Coal Mining in the Hunter Valley 1791-1861 by D.F.Branagan

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Anglo American Hunter Valley coal mine expansion suffers

Anglo American’s expansion plan for the Drayton South coal operation in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales has again been rejected. with a 15-year life of mine. If approved, the

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