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Abbot Point Coal Terminal Expansion - Stage 3

Project overview*

EIS status Approved with conditions
Description Duplication of the existing terminal infrastructure, which will double the Port of Abbot Point's capacity from 25 million tonnes per annum to 50 mtpa.
Proponent Ports Corporation of Queensland Limited
Location/s Port of Abbot Point, 25 km north-west of Bowen. Map
Local government/s Whitsunday Regional Council
Key features
  • a second rail loop
  • new dump station
  • inloading and outloading conveyors
  • additional stockyard capacity
  • a second berth
  • new shiploader

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

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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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Last updated: Friday, Jun 7, 2019