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Sojitz Coal Mining

Jul 03, 2020
Sojitz paves the way for Crinum restart

Sojitz paves the way for Crinum restart

Sojitz Blue says it is on track with plans to reopen production at the Crinum underground mine in Central Queensland around April next year. Sojitz Blue (then Sojitz Coal Mining) gained control of the mothballed Gregory Crinum coking coal site last year after acquiring it from BMA for $100 million. It is already in production from… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civ...

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Apr 03, 2020
Sojitz to roll out two more mines, 300 jobs

Sojitz to roll out two more mines, 300 jobs

Sojitz Coal Mining and Futura Resources have signed an agreement to proceed with the new Wilton coking coal mine. Production is expected to begin as early as July at the open-cut mine, with an operating life of 50 years. It comes as Sojitz hits its stride at the recently restarted Gregory open-cut operation and the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ M...

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Dec 03, 2019
Full steam ahead for Sojitz Gregory coal exports

Full steam ahead for Sojitz Gregory coal exports

Sojitz Coal Mining is on track to produce about 900,000 tonnes of export coal from Gregory mine, near Emerald, by the end of March. The company acquired the mothballed Gregory Crinum coking coal mine from BMA for $100 million and has brought it back online as Sojitz Gregory. Sojitz Coal Mining managing director and chief executive… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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May 31, 2019
Sojitz Gregory coal mine gears up for restart

Sojitz Gregory coal mine gears up for restart

Activity is ramping up at the Sojitz Gregory site near Emerald in Central Queensland, where overburden removal is due to begin within a fortnight. The site’s Marion 8050 dragline is undergoing refurbishment, while a CAT-6060 excavator and a Komatsu PC3000 are also being assembled on site and will be available to commence operations by mid-June…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Mar 27, 2019
Sojitz gears up to restart Gregory mine

Sojitz gears up to restart Gregory mine

Sojitz Coal Mining has officially taken control of the Gregory Crinum site in Central Queensland today and plans to start mining from May. The operation is expected to employ about 300 people at its peak – with the workforce centred on the Emerald, Springsure and Capella area. The company announced the deal to acquire the mothballed… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jun 15, 2018
Sojitz Coal Mining spreads its wings

Sojitz Coal Mining spreads its wings

Contractor Kalari commenced hauling coal his week from the new Meteor Downs South mine for railing at the Minerva operation, south of Emerald. Sojitz Coal Mining managing director and chief executive officer Cameron Vorias said it was the start of a steady stream of traffic from now on, with about 25 truckloads per day expected… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil,...

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May 30, 2018
Sojitz in $100m deal for Gregory Crinum coal mine

Sojitz in $100m deal for Gregory Crinum coal mine

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is selling its mothballed Gregory Crinum coking coal mine to Sojitz Corporation for $100 million. Sojitz said today it planned to recommence operations at Gregory Crinum as soon as the acquisition process was complete. The Gregory Crinum operation, 60km north-east of Emerald, comprises the Crinum underground mine, Gregory open cut… This content is for ...

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Apr 14, 2018
First coal for Meteor Downs South

First coal for Meteor Downs South

The new Meteor Downs South mine, 45km south-east of Springsure, has produced its first coal. Minerva mine operator Sojitz Coal Mining developed the thermal coal mine in joint venture with U&D Mining. The milestone comes about six months after the start of on-site clearing and construction work. The truck and shovel operation is expected to produce… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Mar 22, 2018
Meteor Downs South poised for production

Meteor Downs South poised for production

The new Meteor Downs South mine, 45km south-east of Springsure, is expected to start sending coal to the Minerva rail load-out facility for transport to port within three weeks. Minerva mine operator Sojitz Coal Mining is developing the thermal coal mine in joint venture with U&D Mining. Sojitz Coal Mining managing director and chief executive… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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