DNRME MacMines Statement
MacMines has voluntarily not progressed their five mining lease applications for the China Stone Project.
MacMines continues to hold an Exploration Permit for Coal and a Mineral Development Licence, and is able to apply for mining leases at any time in the future. The Coordinator General’s approval is still valid for the project.
MacMines has advised the Department that they are committed to converting the exploration authorities that underlie the area to a mining lease, and developing the coal deposit, at a later date.
Queensland continues to be an attractive global investment destination Since 2015, the Queensland Government has approved $20 billion in resource projects, creating 7,000 jobs for Queenslanders.
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Last updated 23 May 2019