Doyles Creek

The Doyles Creek Project is located in the Hunter Valley about 20 km north-north-west of Singleton and has been cancelled. According to the OZMIN database (Geoscience Australia, 2015), resource tonnage of 173.7 Mt of thermal coal has been reported. In 2009, NuCoal Resources Ltd acquired all of the issued capital of Doyles Creek Mining Pty Ltd along with the relevant exploration licence (EL 7270). In December 2013, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) recommended that EL 7270 be expunged or cancelled as the granting of EL 7270 was linked to suspicions of corruption (ICAC, 2013, p.6). In January 2014, the NSW Government acted on this recommendation and cancelled EL 7270 (NuCoal Resources Ltd, 2015). The company is assessing remaining assets held in the Doyles Creek area (NuCoal Resources Ltd, 2014b), although the future of the prospect is currently unclear.

Last updated:
18 January 2019
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