One of Australia’s largest independent coal producers
Curragh Mine is operated by Wesfarmers Curragh Pty Ltd and covers an area of approximately 12,600 hectares in the coal-rich Bowen Basin of Central Queensland – 14 kilometres north-west of Blackwater and approximately 200 kilometres west of Rockhampton.
One of Australia’s largest independent coal producers, Curragh currently produces 6.5 million tonnes of export coal and 2.5 million tonnes of domestic coal per year.
Open cut reserves at Curragh allow production levels to be maintained to at least 2025, sustaining an efficient mining operation whilst providing a reliable supply for customers and an acceptable return on our shareholders’ investments.
Curragh is committed to managing its environmental performance to ensure that we are at the forefront of environmental management in the mining industry.
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KEY MINING PRODUCTS
HARD COKING COAL
Used as either a blend coal or a standalone component for the production of blast furnace coke and foundry coke.
Low ash, high energy, low phosphorus, sulphur and chlorine provide substantial benefits in the PCI injection process.
High ash steam coal for domestic power utility markets.
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November 7th, 2011
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