Exploration History and Geology
The Calen Basin has steeply dipping coal seams. There was previous underground mining to the east, but with little exploration within the areas of EPC’s 1631 and 1820.
The Queensland Government has announced restrictions on exploration and mining within 2km of an urban area as well as in part of South East Queensland.
The Urban Restriction Areas of 2km from conurbations of 1,000 people or more has impacted on tenement EPC 1820 at Townsville