Caval Ridge Coal Mine

Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia

Caval Ridge Coal Mine is an open cut mine located approximately 17 km south of Moranbah and 170 km southwest of Mackay in Central Queensland's Bowen Basin.

Caval Ridge is owned and operated by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and mines high quality metallurgical coal from the Permian-aged Moranbah Coal Measures using a combination of dragline and truck & excavator mining methods. Current production is on the order of 5.5 Mtpa.

Project Snapshot
Project Name
Caval Ridge Coal Mine
Project Type
Operating Mine
Commodity Group
Mine Type
Surface Mine
Mining Method
Dragline ● Truck & Excavator
Project Location
17km south of Moranbah and 170km southwest of Mackay in Queensland, Australia
Geology & Mining
Mining Region
Bowen Basin
Coal Measures
Moranbah Coal Measures
Coal Type
Metallurgical Coal
Deposit Type
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