Western Rail Coal Unloader

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The Western Rail Coal Unloader is listed by ABARES as a $80 million project proposed by Delta Electricity to be built near its power stations near Lithgow. The project has been approved by the New South Wales government and is scheduled to be completed in 2012. The project will allow the unloading of 8 million tonnes of coal a year.[1] On its website Delta states that its "Western power stations are the only power stations in NSW which do not have a rail coal unloader. This new facility will help ensure adequate and competitively priced supplies of coal for the existing Mt Piper and Wallerawang Power Stations."[2]

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  1. Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, "Minerals and energy: major development projects - April 2011 Listing", Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, May 26, 2011.
  2. Delta Electricity, "Western Rail Coal Unloader", Delta Electricity website, accessed September 2011.

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