Australasian Legal Business Awards 2012 Project Finance Deal of the Year - Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal

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Corrs advised QR Network on the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal and arrangements with the port owner, Gladstone Port Corporation in relation to the rail unloading facilities and the rail/port interface issues.

Corrs also advised Wesfarmers, who is one of the WICET consortium members.

The Wiggins Island Rail Project will be one of the largest port and rail expansions in Australia, and when completed, will support the transportation of 27 million tonnes per annum of coal. This is a key energy infrastructure project for Queensland’s coal industry and is the first in a number of projects that will significantly increase the capacity of the coal export supply chain in the region.