Meteor Downs South Mine Rail Loop, Queensland – Invitation to view final preliminary documentation

Date listed: 15/11/2019

Meteor Downs South Mine Rail Loop, Queensland – Invitation to view final preliminary
documentation

Sojitz Coal Mining Pty Ltd (Sojitz) propose to develop a Rail Loop located at Lot 56 on DSN808, 21
kilometres north-west of Rolleston, Queensland.
The preliminary documents were placed at the below mentioned locations for public viewing and
comment. Following the public comment period, no comments were received. Changes to the draft
preliminary document include:
• Page 2 – Update to document review table to state that no comments were received;
• Page 8 – Update to table of Appendices;
• Page 73 – Update to Appendix Reference; and
• Appendix M – Added hydrological technical memorandum.
The Meteor Downs South Mine Rail Loop development proposes to construct a rail loop with
associated infrastructure to assist in the transportation of coal from the adjacent Meter Downs South
Coal Mine. The Project (EPBC 2019/8482) was deemed a controlled action requiring assessment by
preliminary documentation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
(EPBC Act). The controlling provisions are:
• Sections 18 and 18A: Listed threatened species and communities.
Pursuant to Section 95B(4) of the EPBC Act, the final preliminary documentation is available for public
viewing at the following locations:


Emerald Library
44 Borilla Street
Emerald QLD 4720


Sojitz
Level 34, Central Plaza One
345 Queen Street


State Library of Queensland
Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank
Brisbane QLD 4101


Sojitz Website
https://www.sojitzcoalmining.com/mds-mine
Brisbane QLD 4000


The final preliminary documents will be available up until 25 November 2019.
Persons requiring enhanced accessibility including those for whom English is a second language or
those with a vision impairment may contact +61 434 213 642 for assistance in accessing the
documentation.

Rockhampton 4700