Tenements and resources

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. 

Figure 1
Foxleigh Coal map

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.

Figure 2
Foxleigh Coal

The total reported inventory for the Foxleigh Project is currently:

  • Coal Reserves of 69.6 Mt (44.2 Mt Proven and 25.4 Mt Probable) and Marketable Coal Reserves of 49.1 Mt (31.1 Mt Proven and 187.9 Mt Probable).
  • Coal Resources (inclusive of Coal Reserves) of 154.3 Mt, comprising 42.5 Mt Measured, 79.9 Mt Indicated and 31.9 Mt Inferred.

Table 1: Summary of most recent Foxleigh Coal Resources

Effective Date Resource Area Coal Resource (Mt) Raw Ash (%ad)
Measured Indicated Inferred Total Measured Indicated Inferred Total
31-Oct-16* One Tree-Pipeline 9.8 6.6 4.1 20.5 11.6 14.2 11.3 12.4
31-Oct-16* Far South 4.2 6.1 2.3 12.6 13.2 11.2 11.2 11.9
31-Oct-16* Carlo Creek-Daggers Tip - 0.7 9.5 10.2 - 11.6 11.6 11.6
30-Sep-17** Foxleigh Plains 28.5 24.5 10 63 15.6 18.1 20.2 17.3
30-Jun-17*** Roper Creek - 42 6 48 - 17.3 15.1 17
Total 42.5 79.9 31.9 154.3 14.4 16.8 19.9 15.7

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%.

Target seams
Coal Seams

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