Queensland Bulk Handling is Brisbane's leading bulk handling facility.

For more than three decades, Queensland Bulk Handling has been one of Australia's most reliable, efficient and cost-effective bulk handling export terminals.


Receiving, Storage and Shipping the following products:

  • Coal
  • Construction sand and aggregates
  • Bulk wood products (chips and pellets)
  • Raw and processed minerals (bauxite, manganese, diatomite etc)
  • Mineral sands


Queensland Bulk Handling's state-of-the-art loading process and bulk handling equipment includes conveyor systems with overhead discharge gantry or stacker, underground and above ground reclaimers and bulldozers for stockpile management to deliver rapid turnaround times.

Self-cleaning magnets and metal detectors are fitted to the bulk terminal conveyors to ensure metallic contamination is kept to an absolute minimum.

The skilled Queensland Bulk Handling team can also assemble several cargoes simultaneously.

Outstanding customer support, strong relationships with rail providers and Queensland Bulk Handling's integration with Queensland's rail network allows bulk material shipments to be processed quickly and efficiently.

A priority berthing system also ensures fair and transparent sequencing of vessels.

Independent on-site testing and sampling facilities ensures a consistently high standard of bulk material consistency. This standard is maintained beyond the product handling system to include strong safety and environmental management systems.

Queensland Bulk Handling also has the ability to store multiple bulk material types which can be kept apart to avoid cross-contamination.

Key Features

Key features:
Basic Length: 317 Meters
Vessel Beam: 43 Meters (maximum)
Berth Length: 240 Meters
Trimmer throw (Jetslinger Trimmer Belt): 24.5-43 Meters
Shiploaded longitudinal travel: 195 Meters
Draft: 14 Meters (LAT minus 300 mm UKC)
Air Draft: 17m at zero tide (maximum)
Shiploader rate: 3,000t per hour (tph - nominal loading rate depending on product characteristics)
Wharf: 240m - dolphins 310m
Maximum vessel size: 269m L.O.A. 43m Beam, up to 140,000dwt (capesize vessels require approval from the terminal and Harbour Master prior to berthing.
Operating hours: 24 hours per day, seven days per week (excluding Christmas Day)
Daily loading capacity: 48,000t per day (depending on product characteristics)
Stockpiles: Eight
Storage capacity: 909,000t

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    Current Operations
    Agricultural Operations
    New Acland Project
    Bengalla Project
    Bridgeport Project