2017 News Archive

Mothballed CQ coal mine re-opening plans revealed

Published by Daily Mercury - 6th Sept 2017

CENTRAL Queensland's Golding Contractors has been awarded the $25M job to provide mining services to Broadlea Coal Management at the Broadlea open cut mine.

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Orion to reopen Blair Athol coal mine in June

Published by Australian Mining - 1st May 2017

Orion Mining is preparing to restart operations at the Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland next month after it satisfied several conditions required by the state government for production to begin.

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Another solid year of throughput for DBCC in 2016

Published by ILC - 12th January 2017

2016 Calendar Year saw another solid Outloading year through Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal of 68.87 MTPA.  (Tonnes for completed ships).  This fell about 818,000t short of 2015 at 69.69 MTPA.


DBCT Output - Year Comparison
Published by
ILC - 12th January 2017

2016 saw another solid throughput year for the supply chain of 68,869,087t, representing a 1.2% decrease on 2015. The DBCC railed 96 less trains but loaded 13 more vessels than in 2015.

Annual Total 2013 2014 2015  2016
Coal Chain Throughput 65,444,233t 69,947,368t  69,686,774t  68,869,087t
Total Vessels 614 668  668  681
 Avg. DWT of Vessels
123,100 DWT 122,468 DWT
122,492 DWT
120,821 DWT
 Avg. Shipment Size
106,526t 104,592t 104,322t
Total Trains 6,760 7,162  7,087  6,972
Average Payload 9,692t 9,746t  9,865t  9,885t