The project,located in the Gladstone State Development Area, could create up to 1000 jobs.
Mines should consider additional health assessments including blood testing.
Last year Queensland's merchandise exports reached a new high of $81.7 billion.
Canavan joined in the fray, tweeting that Trad and the ALP were wavering in its support for coal.
Dr Ellen Moon is a lecturer in environmental engineering at Deakin University.
The good times are rolling back in for the Queensland coal jobs market.
Senior executives had to undertake risk assessments specific to potable water.
People are being assisted by governments with budgets that have been topped up by coal roaylties.
The METS sector employs about 20,000 people in Queensland.
All are close to existing mines or mining leases.
The 2018 inventory comprises both thermal and metallurgical coal.
Queensland government seeks damages for 2014 road train ammonium nitrate blast.