Kestrel Mine Extension – August 2012- March 2013

  • Conveyor Drift Infrastructure Installation

Manuplex was contracted to set up site preparations and concrete works that included installation of tail end conveyor, complex steel and civil concrete works. And the installation and implementation of conveyor systems and bolts.

Fast Facts:


Location: Central Queensland
Products: Coking and Thermal coal
Employees: 440
Annual Production: 3Mtpa+ run of mine

The Kestrel Mine Extension was announced in 2007 with construction commencing in 2008. In October 2013, the US$2 billion dollar extension was opened, adding 20 years to the mine’s life. It is one of the most advanced and sophisticated underground coking coal operations ever built in Australia.