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Project overview*

EIS status Approved with conditions
Description Open-cut mine producing 10-15 million tonnes per annum of thermal coal; and associated infrastructure.
Proponent Clermont Coal Joint Venture, which comprises Queensland Coal Pty Limited (50.1% interest), Mitsubishi Development Pty Limited (34.9%) and EPDC Australia Pty Limited (15%).
Project Manager Rio Tinto Coal Australia Pty Ltd
Location/s 10 km north-west of Clermont and 234 km south-west of Mackay. Map
Local government/s Isaac Regional Council
Key features
  • open-cut mine
  • coal preparation plant
  • 13-kilometre-long overland conveyor

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Key environmental impact statement (EIS) documents

EIS process

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Australian Government approval

Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of controlled action, subject to conditions.

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Further information

For more information, visit Rio Tinto's Clermont Mine web page.