Expressions of interest welcomed for Hillalong coal project

In order to facilitate the Hillalong coal project, Shandong Energy Australia (SEA) plans to commence the feasibility study (FS) of Hillalong coal project in 2020. Contractors that may be interested in undertaking the FS projects please contact the company at for expressions of interest by 5:00pm (Brisbane Time), July 30 2020.

Hillalong coal project background

The Hillalong coal project (MDL324) is owned by Queensland Coal Exploration (QCE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Shandong Energy Australia. Located in 60 kilometres northwest of Nebo Town and 18 kilometres east of Glenden Town, northern Bowen Basin of Queensland, Hillalong (MDL324) project has 162.60 million tons of JORC coal resources (open-cut and underground) within tenement area of 31.89 square kilometres, while the proposed mine will target Rangal Coal Measures (RCM) with product potential of semi-hard coking coal. Pre-feasibility study (PFS) of Hillalong project was completed in 2015, while environmental impact study was completed and approved in 2017.

SEA background

Incorporated in August 2012 and headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, Shandong Energy Australia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linyi Mining Group (LMG), itself a wholly-owned subsidiary of one of the global 500 – Shandong Energy Group (SEG).

Participation at proponent’s cost and risk: the company is not liable for any costs incurred by a proponent in preparing or submitting an EOI or any other bid, proposal or offer. Participation in the EOI process is at the sole cost and risk of proponents. No legal or other obligation will arise between any proponent and the company in connection with the carrying out of the project unless and until formal project contractual documentation has been signed by both parties.

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