Adani completes coal exploration work in Australia

December 03, 2012 11:30 pm | Updated November 28, 2021 09:32 pm IST - CHENNAI:

Adani Group, an integrated infrastructure player, announced the completion of the single largest and most comprehensive coal mining exploration programme undertaken in Australia. A record number of drill rigs were deployed to drastically reduce the exploration time frame at the Carmichael mine in the Galillee basin of Queensland to nine months, it said in a release.

It further announced that as part of the mining exploration it had also completed the most comprehensive geotechnical field investigation to define the coal resource at Carmichael Mine, which at ten billion tonnes makes this the largest single coal tenement in the world.

The Adani Group is thus, now ready to gear up with its $ 10 billion Carmichael Mine project which will include the construction of a world class mine, rail and port infrastructure all benefiting the state of Queensland. The huge mining exploration programme, that employed more than 200 people, has established reserves of up to ten billion tonnes of joint ore reserves ommittee’s (JORC) standard coal resource.

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