In order to reduce drastically the exploration time frame at the Carmichael mine at the Galillee basin of Queensland in Australia to nine months, infrastructure major Adani Group said it deployed a record number of drill rigs.
The company recently announced the completion of its mining exploration programme undertaken in the area and ascertaining 10 billion tonne of coal reserves at the mine. It 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 10 billion tonnes makes this the largest single coal tenement in the world.
The $10 billion Carmichael Mine project includes the construction of a world class mine, rail and port infrastructure all benefitting the state of Queensland. Gautam Adani, Chairman of the Adani Group said the firm’s partnership with Australia and Queensland has been one of exceptional trust, transparency and understanding.
Having seen the speed and with the support received to undertake and complete the largest and most ambitious mining exploration programme in record time, he expressed confidence that Queensland was the right choice.
Australian industry and the Indian corporates like the Adani Group, have some distinctive synergies, which will prove to be of mutual benefit to all in the long run. The Adani Group stands commited to setting up world class infrastructure facilities such as a mine, railway and port in Australia.