Port Projects

76 Abbot Point | M1/M3

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation last year awarded preferred developer status to BHP Billiton and Hancock Coal to build two new coal terminals to export an estimated 110mtpa coal. India's Adani Group has secured a 99-year lease on the existing State Government-owned Abbot Point Coal Terminal, which is in the final stages of upgrades to increase capacity to 50mtpa. Construction is under way on a $1.1 billion Goonyella to Abbot Point rail expansion project to support increased capacity at the Abbot Point Coal Terminal. | www.nqbp.com.au

77 Balaclava Island Coal Export Terminal (BICET) | Q7

Xstrata Coal is conducting a prefeasibility study into the potential development of a 35mtpa terminal. | www.balaclavaislandcoal.com.au

78 Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal | O3

a $1.3 billion expansion project was completed in 2009 to take this facility's capacity to 85mtpa. | www.dbct.com.au

79 Dudgeon Point | O3

North Queensland Bulk Ports last year named DBCT Management and the Adani Group as preferred proponents to develop new coal export infrastructure at this site. | www.nqbp.com.au

80 Hay Point Coal Terminal | O3

$US2.5 billion Stage 3 expansion recently approved by owners, BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, to increase capacity from 44 mtpa to 55mtpa. | www.bhpbilliton.com

81 Port Alma Shipping Terminal | Q7

this facility handles niche market products including ammonium nitrate and explosives. | www.gpcl.com.au

82 Port of Gladstone | R7

the RG Tanna Coal Terminal and Barney Point Terminal have a combined capacity to handle more than 75mtpa coal. Other major products handled here include alumina, aluminium, bauxite and cement. | www.gpcl.com.au

83 Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) | Q7

this industry-funded $5 billion terminal, to be built in stages to match demand, will be located at Golding Point and is expected to have a capacity of about 80mtpa when fully commissioned. | http://wicet.com.au/

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