The company’s Care and Maintenance team continues to ensure operational compliance, as well as focussing on maintaining existing infrastructure in an operational condition, according to the Wollongong Coal quarterly report.
Following a successful Modification to the original NSW Environment and Planning Act Part 3A Approval in December, Wollongong Coal announced its intention to recommence operations at Wongawilli.
“The decision to resume operations triggered preparation plans for operational readiness,” it said. “This included recommissioning production equipment and support infrastructure that was parked up during Care and Maintenance.”
Planning and constraints analysis continues for the Wonga South Project. This is coupled with the collation of environmental data and data studies for the planning process.
Wollongong Coal also announced mining contractor Delta SBD will oversee and manage the recommencement of operations at Wongawilli.
Under the arrangement, Delta will provide technical expertise, personnel and equipment services at the colliery as well as manage day to day operations.