Moreton gives up on Kingaroy coal project

MORETON Resources has withdrawn its mining lease application for an open cut coal mine on farmland near Kingaroy, Queensland, an area made famous by former premier Joh Bjelkie-Petersen.

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Farmers are relieved that there will be no mining near Kingaroy in Queensland.

Moreton Resources subsidiary MRV Tarong Basin estimated the mine would have a 25 to 30-year lifespan and contain an estimated 517.5 million tonnes of coal.