Codrilla Mine Project

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Codrilla Mine Project is a coal mine project proposed by Macarthur Coal. The project is located 62 km south-east of Moranbah and approximately 45 km south south west of Nebo in Central Queensland.

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics states that an Environmental Impact Statement on the project is currently being prepared and that the mine is projected to produce 3.2 million tonnes of PCI and thermal coal per annum.[1]

On its website, Macarthur Coal states that "the Codrilla project is undergoing intense scrutiny for accelerated development and a concept mine study of the Codrilla deposit has been completed.. The study was based on the mine producing up to 4.0Mtpa ROM coal and 3.2Mtpa product coal consisting of 80% low volatile PCI coal and 20% thermal coal. "It is anticipated that there would be a stand-alone CHPP with the product hauled to Moorvale for train loading," the company states. "Infill drilling between Moorvale Mine and the Codrilla deposit has highlighted areas capable of providing additional Resources for the Codrilla project area. Work is being undertaken to increase this project’s development status with baseline environmental and economic feasibility studies to complete prior to the lodgement of a Mining Lease Application."[2]

Coal from the mine would be exported via the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal.[3]

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  1. Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, "Minerals and energy: Major development projects", April 2010. (Pdf). The list is also available in Excel format here.)
  2. Macarthur Coal, "Advancing Our Project Portfolio", Macarthur Coal Annual Report 2008.
  3. Macarthur Coal, "Exploration Prospects", Macarthur Coal website, accessed August 2010.

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