$350 Million Byerwen Coal Mine – Up to 500 jobs once fully operational

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The three-year contract has been awarded to Macmahon by QCoal who are the majority owner of the Byerwen coal mine.

Macmahon has previously operated in the Queensland mining industry, having completed contracts at Cameby Downs in 2013 and Eaglefield in 2014. They have also been operating under a preliminary works agreement at the Byerwen coal mine since August.

The contract awarded to Macmahon by QCoal will involve the provision of all open cut mining and bulk earthworks at the mine.

Michael Finnegan, Macmahon’s chief executive spoke about the contract, ““This is a quality project which will deliver significant benefits to the local and state economy.”

Byerwen Coal Project Quick Facts

Location- Bowen Basin, Queensland

Method- open-cut and underground

Product- hard coking coal

Jobs- Stage 1 up to 100 during construction and up to 300 during operations. Up to 500 once fully operational

First Coal- 2017

Status- Stage 1 construction

This article was originally written for iseekplant.com.au and can be read here.

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