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New Acland

Feb 11, 2021
New Acland faces ‘nightmare scenario’ as legal woes drag on

New Acland faces ‘nightmare scenario’ as legal woes drag on

Hearing dates have been set in November in the ongoing court battle over the New Acland Stage 3 expansion plans. It came after the High Court last week referred an appeal by the Oakey Coal Action Alliance against the expansion back to Queensland’s Land Court. The Land Court of Queensland sat today in a preliminary directions hearing… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ C...

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Feb 04, 2021
QRC points to Bligh precedent in call for New Acland action

QRC points to Bligh precedent in call for New Acland action

The Queensland Resources Council is calling on the State Government to provide certainty around the process required to approve an expansion of New Hope Group’s New Acland coal mine. And it has pointed to action by the previous Bligh Government to allow the Wollombi coal mine as a precedent. The QRC’s request comes after the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ...

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Feb 03, 2021
Court orders fresh hearings over coal mine expansion

Court orders fresh hearings over coal mine expansion

The High Court has dealt New Hope Group’s New Acland Stage 3 expansion plans a blow with a decision today which will see the coal miner back in the Land Court. New Hope said it was seeking an urgent meeting with the State Government to secure a commitment on the outstanding approvals for the Darling… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’...

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Oct 16, 2020
New Hope slashes head office staff

New Hope slashes head office staff

New Hope Corporation has offered voluntary redundancies to workers in its Brisbane corporate headquarters, where up to 75 per cent of the workforce will be cut by the end of November. With about 120 employees there, that means about 90 jobs may go. The changes would see a more streamlined management structure with the majority… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, ...

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Oct 06, 2020
New Acland in limbo as   court decision reserved

New Acland in limbo as court decision reserved

The High Court has reserved its decision in an appeal which has been hanging over the future of New Acland thermal coal mine, north-west of Oakey. The court is ruling on an appeal from the Oakey Coal Action Alliance in relation to a Queensland Court of Appeal decision in 2019. New Hope Group chief operating… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ MinerR...

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Sep 24, 2020
New Hope’s bottom line buffeted

New Hope’s bottom line buffeted

New Hope Corporation has reported a lift in coal production of 11.3 million tonnes in the past financial year, but a drop in revenue as lower coal prices and the impact of the New Acland impasse took their toll. The miner reported a loss of $156.8 million for the year, in contrast to a $210.7… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ R...

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Jul 08, 2020
New Hope sheds staff as New Acland doubt drags on

New Hope sheds staff as New Acland doubt drags on

New Hope says workers at its corporate office have become the latestcasualties of the State Government’s indecision over New Acland Stage 3. The company announced that 14 per cent of its corporate workforce had been made redundant due to the uncertainty surrounding New Acland Stage 3 and the decline in coal production from New Acland…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ...

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Jun 18, 2020
New Hope rejects unlawful mining allegation

New Hope rejects unlawful mining allegation

New Hope Group has vehemently rejected suggestions it is unlawfully mining at Acland, after allegations the company had taken $500 million of coal in an area for which it never applied. ABC news reported that opponents had raised concerns that the West Pit area being mined at New Acland was outside the mine footprint the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo...

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Jun 17, 2020
New Hope on warpath over Stage 3 approvals

New Hope on warpath over Stage 3 approvals

New Hope Group has slammed ‘unfathomable’ hold-ups over its New Acland Stage 3 coal mine plans after meeting with the State Government last week to present a roadmap to final approvals for the project. If approved, the extension project would create more than 450 new jobs, generate $7 billion dollars for the State economy and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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