Peak Downs Mine Continuation project
|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||Expansion of open cut metallurgical coal mining footprint at the existing Peak Downs Mine, producing up to 18 million tonnes of product coal per annum for approximately 93 years, for steel production.|
|Proponent||BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd (BMA)|
|Location/s||Approximately 30 km south-east of Moranbah and 40 km north-west of Dysart. Map|
|Local government/s||Isaac Regional Council|
|Construction start date||2026|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|Currently||Draft EIS being prepared by proponent.|
|27 July 2023||Terms of reference for an EIS ( 860 KB).|
|12 May 2023 to 9 June 2023|
Draft terms of reference ( 862 KB) for EIS public consultation.
|4 May 2023||Draft terms of reference for EIS approved for release.|
|27 January 2023||Gazettal ( 245.5 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.|
|5 January 2023|
Delegate for the Australian Minister for the Environment and Water determined the project to be a 'controlled action'.
A project that has the potential to have a significant impact on matters of national environmental significance is called a ‘controlled action’ and requires approval under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999(Cth).
|23 March 2022|
Application, including initial advice statement ( 27 MB) submitted.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2023