Date: 18 June 2014
The Minister of Conservation Nick Smith has announced that approval has been given for Buller Coal Limited (Bathurst Resources) to begin work on the Escarpment Mining Project on the Denniston Plateau.
Work to begin on Denniston coal mine - Media release, 18 June 2014
Denniston coal mine gains access approval - Media release, 23 May 2013
Questions and answers
Q&A about the escarpment mining project on the Denniston Plateau
Map showing the location of the proposed escarpment mine (PDF, 285K)
Notified concession - final report to decision maker (PDF, 561K)
DOC report on the Buller Coal escarpment mine proposal (PDF, 2,753K)
Note: If you would like to view the appendices to this report please contact Rory Newsam.
Access arrangement for Denniston coal mine (PDF, 3,122K)
Compensation deed for Denniston coal mine (PDF, 434K)
Rory Newsam, DOC Media Advice Manager, +64 4 471 3104 or +64 27 295 3809.
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