The acquisition would ensure Cougar maintained a strong position in the global mining market.
North Goonyella produces premium coking coal via a Cat longwall system.
Very few people realise in 1959 Australia was a coal importing nation.
It will improve development assessment and approval times.
Downer will carry out overburden removal and haulage.
In November Macmahon executed the final mining services contact.
As revenues grew the company maintained its low overhead base.
Works on site for the project started in July 2017.
Workers at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal have made many concessions, the union said.
This project has the potential to reduce costly delays.
Recent developments in its optimisation engine allow it to quickly run up large block models.
Upgrades would focus on improving the safety and reliability of the bridges.
The industry has a highly skilled workforce.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the 48 beat a record field to secure their places.
Aurizon donated tens of thousands to Queensland Labor and the Federal Labor Party.
It could also be installed in all weather conditions.