Mining tenure related to the Foxleigh Coal Mine extends over a north-south strike length of 40 km, covering more than 52,000 ha and comprising seven granted Mining Leases (ML) and three granted Exploration Permits for Coal (EPC), as illustrated in Figure 1 (below). The registered title holders are CAML Resources Pty Ltd, Foxleigh Coal Pty Ltd and Middlemount South Pty Ltd, which are related companies of Realm. An application for a Mineral Development Licence (MDL) over EPC1699 and part of EPC855 (MDL3028 ‘Roper Creek’) was lodged with the Queensland Government in October 2017 and is currently pending approval.
The Foxleigh Project is focused on the Rangal Coal Measures which comprise a 200m thick sedimentary sequence of siltstone, fine-grained sandstone and mudstone containing several economically significant coal seams. The seams targeted by the mine are locally known (in descending order) as the Roper, Middlemount, Tralee and Pisces Seams.
The total reported inventory for the Foxleigh Project is currently:
Table 1: Summary of most recent Foxleigh Coal Resources
Source: *Encompass Mining (2016), **Measured Group (2017), *** MBGS (2017)
For further details on JORC Resource and Reserve statements please refer to Realm’s ASX announcements dated 20 December 2016 (Foxleigh Mine), 13 August 2017 (Roper Creek), and 22 December 2017 (Foxleigh Plains). Note: - Realm’s ownership in Foxleigh Mine is 70% and in Roper Creek (EPC855 and 1669) is 100%.