Located within the Western Coalfields of New South Wales, the Moolarben coal mine is a world-class open cut coal asset producing export quality thermal coal.
Yancoal ownership - 81%
Expansion of the Moolarben complex continued in 2017 with the successful commissioning of the new underground mine and commencement of longwall production in October on schedule and on budget.
Production of the two open cuts and underground mines achieving total ROM production of 14.7Mt (2016 12.2Mt) and saleable coal production of 12.4Mt (2016 9.3Mt).
Now fully developed, the integrated Moolarben Coal Complex (Stage One and Stage Two) has approval to produce up to 21 million tonnes of ROM coal per annum for a period of 24 years.
Moolarben Coal Operations Pty Ltd is the operator of the Moolarben Coal Complex on behalf of the Joint Venture (JV). The JV partners are Moolarben Coal Mines Pty Ltd (81%), a consortium of Korean companies represented by Kores Australia Moolarben Coal Pty Ltd (9%), and Sojitz Moolarben Resources Pty Ltd (10%).
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