Exploration, mining and energy
HardRock Coal Mining
HardRock Coal Mining Pty Ltd (HRCM) is a mining innovator set to become Tasmania’s premier coal exporter that Caason Group established in 2011. We currently lease a 27,000 hectare site in the Fingal Valley from the Tasmanian Government.
HardRock Coal Mining Pty Ltd represents the Caason’s most significant investment in natural resources. In full production the mine will deliver an initial one million tonnes of export quality thermal coal per annum.
HRCM has all statutory approvals in place for mine construction and operations. To date significant surface civils have been completed. The project is entering its underground construction phase with works to begin in 2019.
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