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Winchester South

Aug 04, 2021
Step forward for $1b Winchester South mine

Step forward for $1b Winchester South mine

Whitehaven Coal’s $1 billion Winchester South coal mine is a step closer, with the release of a draft environmental impact statement. The metallurgical coal project, 30km south-east of Moranbah, is expected to create 500 construction jobs and 500 operational jobs once approved. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the mine would generate more than $500 million… This content is for iQ...

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Apr 15, 2021
Winchester South advances to feasibility phase

Winchester South advances to feasibility phase

Whitehaven Coal is moving to the feasibility phase for its proposed Winchester South open-cut metallurgical coal mine, 30km south-east of Moranbah. The company said the project was continuing to progress through the Queensland Government’s Coordinated Project approval process, with the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) having been submitted to Queensland’s Office of Coordinator General in...

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Feb 05, 2021
Winchester South in the spotlight

Winchester South in the spotlight

The first Bowen Basin Mining Club networking lunch for 2021 will be held on February 11 and is set to feature a keynote presentation from Winchester South project director Todd Harrington. Late last year Whitehaven Coal upgraded the resource for the metallurgical coal project to more than one billion tonnes, with the planned mine now… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ ...

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Dec 17, 2020
Report shows 6240 Qld resource jobs in the pipeline

Report shows 6240 Qld resource jobs in the pipeline

Queensland will require 6240 new resources and energy employees in the next six years, driven by 20 major projects, a new report shows. Resources and Energy Workforce Forecast (2021-2026) details the operational labour demand required for new mining and oil and gas projects scheduled for completion between 2021 and 2026. Australian Resources and Energy Group… This content is for iQ Industry...

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Dec 16, 2020
Boost for Winchester South coal figures

Boost for Winchester South coal figures

Whitehaven Coal has upgraded the resource for its Winchester South metallurgical coal project to more than one billion tonnes, with the planned mine now expected to have a throughput of up to 15Mtpa over more than 20 years. The project, about 30km south-east of Moranbah, is expected to cost $980 million to bring online. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ ...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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May 25, 2020
Call for faster approvals to support economic recovery

Call for faster approvals to support economic recovery

Faster project approvals and lower taxes are among the reform priorities the mining industry is pushing to help underpin Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The Minerals Council of Australia has put forward a range of policy and regulatory options to the Federal Government which it says would help the sector maximise its contribution to Australia’s… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Apr 16, 2020
Winchester South investment decision on hold

Winchester South investment decision on hold

Whitehaven Coal has indicated it will hold off any final investment decision on expansion projects including the $1 billion Winchester South project this year. The planned open-cut metallurgical coal mine, 30km south-east of Moranbah, is Whitehaven’s first investment in Queensland. In its latest quarterly report, Whitehaven said Winchester South was continuing to progress through the… This ...

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Sep 17, 2019
Byerwen’s big day out

Byerwen’s big day out

The $2 billion Byerwen coking coal mine, 20km west of Glenden, has been celebrated at an official opening. About 1000 people have worked on construction of the Bowen Basin mine, a joint venture between Japan’s JFE Steel and the QCoal Group. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed the expansion of the mine, where production is expected… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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