Monto coal mine

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'Monto coal mine (stage 1) is a project proposed by Burnett Coal/Macarthur Coal/China Huaneng Group. The project is located 120 km south of Gladstone.

The project, which has been subject to a feasibility study, is proposed to produce 1.2 million tonnes of thermal coal a year and cost $35m to construct.

The company is also considering a (stage 2) of the project. The proposed expansion of the project has been the subject of a prefeasibility study completed. The project is proposed to produce 10 million tonnes of coal per annum.[1]

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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.)

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