Middlemount mine is an open cut mine located 90 km north east of Emerald in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Yancoal ownership - ~50%
A Joint Venture between Peabody Energy and Yancoal, the Middlemount mine produces low volatile pulverised coal injection (PCI) coal and hard coking coal, with contracted rail and port capacity through Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal and Abbot Point Port.
The Middlemount joint venture overcame the impacts of poor weather conditions and subsequent interruptions and delays to rail and shipping during the reporting period, res-establishing consistent extraction and throuput rates in the second half of the year.
Middlemount achieved total annual ROM coal production of 5.3Mt (2016 5.3Mt) and total saleable coal production of 3.9Mt (2016 4.1Mt).
Middlemount mine is an open cut mine located 90 km north east of Emerald in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Full scale operations at the open-cut mine commenced in November 2011, with mining activities using conventional truck and shovel techniques.
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