Maxwell underground coal project at Muswellbrook on former Drayton leases seeking 'minor' amendments to 2020 approval as construction starts

Ian Kirkwood
Updated August 2 2022 - 10:12pm, first published 9:00pm
READY TO ROLL AGAIN: The former Drayton open-cut coal stockpile area now owned by Malabar Resources and approved as part of the surface facilities for its proposed Maxwell underground mine, which it says will start producing coal in early 2023. Picture: Malabar Resources

MALABAR coal is seeking state government approval to change some of its longwall panels and conduct other "minor works" at its proposed Maxwell underground mine on the former Drayton South leases at Muswellbrook.

Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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