The Baralaba North Mine is located approximately 5km north of the Baralaba Township. It is an open-cut coal operation utilising truck and excavator method. Approval has been obtained to operate up to 4.1Mtpa run-of-mine (ROM) coal and transport 3.5Mtpa on the approved Haul Route through to the Train Load Out (TLO) Facility, located approximately 2km east of Moura.
The high quality metallugical coal (ULV PCI) produced from the Baralaba North Mine is transported by rail to the Gladstone Ports for export to international customers.
The mine is currently in ‘care and maintenance’ and is scheduled to restart operations in 2018. The project will provide significant employment opportunities for the local community.
More Information and Quick Facts
Approval for up to 3.5Mtpa (product coal)
Open Cut, Truck & Shovel
Baralaba North Mine Environmental Management and Monitoring
The following plans have been prepared for the Baralaba North Mine:
Baralaba North Mine Offset Delivery Plan
A total of 820ha of land has been legally secured over two properties through two separate Voluntary Declarations to provide environmental offsets for the Baralaba North Mine under the Offset Delivery Plan below:
Train Load-Out Facility Annual Compliance Review
The following report outlines the annual review and reporting of compliance with the Controlled Action Approval (EPBC2012/6548) for the Train Load-Out Facility: