Kestrel Mine West

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The Kestrel Mine West coal project is an undeveloped coal deposit in Queensland in which Rio Tinto Coal Australia has a 80% interest. Rio Tinto Coal Australia states that the project has 139 million tonnes of reserves of which 106 million tonnes are indicated and 33 million tonnes are inferred.[1]

The project is located to the west of the existing Kestrel mine and south-west of the town of Tieri.[2]

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  1. Rio Tinto Coal Australia, 2009 Annual Report: Mineral resources", Rio Tinto, 2010.
  2. Rio Tinto, "Rio Tinto Coal Australia Financial Community Presentation", June 2010 – Sydney, page 17.

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