Tag: Galilee Basin

Mining & Resources

Rail

Galilee Basin development to commence shortly

The Galilee Basin, one of Queensland's most promising yet untapped mining regions, is set to soon see development due to government initiatives to open up the area. On June 16, the Queensland government officially announced the Galilee Basin State Development Area (SDA), a step that will introduce almost 30,000 jobs in the state. As one of…

20 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

North Galilee Basin rail project ‘will supercharge QLD economy’

A planned rail project in Queensland will be a major boost for the local economy, the state government has said. The $2.2 billion North Galilee Basin rail project will see the construction of a 300km rail line between the proposed Carmichael coal mine and the Abbot Point coal port. Queensland's co-ordinator general has now approved…

17 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Galilee rail-port project moves a step closer

A proposed rail linkage between the Galilee Basin coal projects and Abbot Point Port in Queensland moved a step closer last week (November 25). An agreement between Aurizon and GVK Coal Infrastructure has been reached, with the initiative set to unlock billions of dollars in major resources schemes. Deputy premier and minister for state development,…

4 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia