Curragh MDL 162 is an extension project for Curragh, a large metallurgical coal exporting mine located near Blackwater in the southern Bowen Basin. Curragh also sells domestic thermal coal to the Stanwell power station. Wesfarmers is in the process of converting Curragh MDL 162's exploration lease into a mining lease. Curragh is covered in a separate asset report.
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In this report there are 15 tables or charts, including:
Key facts: Table 1
Summary and key issues
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Reserves and resources
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Production: Image 1
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Operations: Table 1
Infrastructure: Table 1
Costs: Table 1
Costs: Table 2
Sales contracts: Table 1
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Asset report | Sep 2016
Curragh MDL 162 coal mine
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