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Situated in the Eastern Goldfields region, the Agnew Gold Mine site is 23 kilometres west of Leinster, 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and nearly 1,000 kilometres north-east of Perth in Western Australia, Australia. Acquired in 2001, Agnew Gold Mine produces over 250,000 ounces of gold per annum.... More

Gold is sourced from the two underground operations and processed via a CIP plant. The majority of the nearly 500-strong Agnew workforce lives permanently in Perth and commutes to site on a fly-in/fly-out roster from Leinster.

Mining operations at Agnew currently consist of the Waroonga Underground comprising of the Kim, Main and FBH lodes. The underground workings are accessible from the old Waroonga Pit, via the Kim decline which extends to more than 1,300 meters below the surface. Stopes are mined by mechanised sub-level stoping and backfilled using paste fill, with underground production and development carried out by contract miner Barminco Limited.

Access to the Lawlers underground is via the New Holland and Genesis Pits and mining is predominantly via long-hole stoping of the Sheeba, Genesis and Cinderella lodes.
The Alpha Coal Project is a well-known thermal coal deposit within the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland, Australia. The deposit has massive resources of thermal coal in the premium location of the basin. Described as the jewel in the crown of the Galilee, the Alpha Coal Project will be a 32 Mtpa open-cut coal mine, with the potential for the future ... Moredevelopment of significant underground reserves. The open-cut operation has an expected mine life of 30 plus years, with sufficient Joint Ore Resources Committee (JORC) compliant resources to extend the project life well beyond 30 years. The Alpha Coal and Kevin's Corner combined resource is 7.9 billion tonnes of JORC compliant thermal coal. 

The project deposit lies within the late Permian Colinlea and Bandanna Formations. The Galilee Basin is a world-class location consisting of four main thermal coal seams suitable for the global export market. Within the deposit there is additional potential for liquefaction and gasification.

The coal seams dip gently from east to west varying in thickness from 5 metres to 8 metres, which enables high production open-cut mining.

Exploration to date has concentrated on the shallow coal suitable for open-cut mining, with the potential for resources to be substantially upgraded with further drilling to the west.
The Baralaba North Coal Mine is located approximately 5 km north of the Baralaba Township in the Bowen Basin, Central Queensland. It is an open-cut coal operation utilising truck and excavator method. Approval has been obtained to operate up to 4.1 Mtpa run-of-mine (ROM) coal and transport 3.5 Mtpa on the approved Haul Route through to the Train Load ... MoreOut (TLO) Facility, located approximately 2 km east of Moura.

The high quality metallugical coal (ULV PCI) produced from the Baralaba North Mine is transported by rail to the Gladstone Ports for export to international customers.

The mine is currently in 'care and maintenance' and is scheduled to restart operations in 2018. The project will provide significant employment opportunities for the local community.
Bengalla Coal Mine is a single pit open cut mine, using a dragline, truck and excavator method. The mine's employees work in shifts to keep the mine operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Geologically, the operation is situated in the Sydney Basin, and mines the Wittingham Coal Measures of the Hunter Coalfields.... More

In 2015, Bengalla produced 8.318 Mt of thermal coal. After washing and preparation for sale, the coal is loaded onto trains and transported to the Port Waratah Coal Terminal in Newcastle where it is shipped to international customers.

Bengalla had JORC run of mine (ROM) coal reserves totalling 269 Mt (163 Mt proved and 106 Mt probable) as at 31 December 2014.
The Beta Hunt Mine is a low-cost gold mine located in the prolific Kambalda mining district of Australia. RNC (TSX: RNX) has as 100% interest in Salt Lake Mining Pty Ltd ("SLM"), a private company whose main asset is a 100% interest in the Beta Hunt Mine.... More

The Beta Hunt Mine, located 600 km from Perth in Kambalda, Western Australia, is a deposit with the very rare feature of hosting both nickel and gold resources in adjacent discrete mineralised zones. The mining tenements on which the Beta Hunt Mine is located are held by Gold Fields Limited (JSE: GFI). SLM operates the Beta Hunt Mine by virtue of a sub-lease agreement with Gold Fields Limited.

The Kambalda mining district in Western Australia is a long-established major mining centre with excellent existing infrastructure, a skilled local workforce, and nickel and gold processing mills nearby. Beta Hunt was originally a core WMC (Western Mining Co) asset discovered in 1966, producing 153,500 tonnes of nickel metal up to 1998. It was sold to Gold Fields Limited in 2001. In 2003, Reliance Mining acquired nickel rights for A$11.7M, developed an operation, and was acquired by Consolidated Minerals for A$76.5M in 2005. Consolidated Minerals placed the mine on care and maintenance at the end of 2008.

The Beta Hunt Mine was acquired by SLM in 2013 for A$10M after securing gold mining rights from Gold Fields Limited. The mine began producing nickel in 2014 and began gold production in November 2015. Currently, RNC is ramping up gold production and nickel production was curtailed in the third quarter of 2018.

The Beta Hunt mine is situated within the central portion of the Norseman-Wiluna greenstone belt in a sequence of mafic/ultramafic and felsic rocks on the southwest flank of the Kambalda Dome. Nickel mineralization is hosted mainly by talc-carbonate and serpentine altered ultramafic rocks and is typically pyrrhotite-pentlandite-pyrite+- chalcopyrite. Gold mineralization occurs mainly in the Lunnon Basalt, which is the footwall to the nickel-bearing ultramafics, and is characterized by intense albite, carbonate and chlorite alteration, with a halo of biotite/pyrite alteration.

Beta Hunt is owner operated using conventional underground mining methods. All processing is conducted under tolling contracts with local processing plants.
TerraCom Ltd (ASX: TER) acquired the Blair Athol Coal Mine for AUD$1 and the Queensland Government received AUD$79.6m from the Blair Athol Coal Joint Venture (BACJV) to meet Blair Athol Coal Mine's rehabilitation (which forms part of TerraCom's financial assurance quantum of AUD$93.1m). The acquisition included the mining lease, related licenses, land, ... Moresite infrastructure, active contracts and all mining plant & equipment, including a dragline, to deliver TerraCom's forecast production schedule and the progressive rehabilitation.

The acquisition of the Blair Athol Coal Mine is a significant milestone for TerraCom, bringing the following benefits:

Progressive rehabilitation of one of Queensland's oldest coal mines;

The resumption of coal mining and export sales from the Blair Athol Coal mine providing the local, state and federal economies with increased economic activity, employment, royalties and taxation; and

Forecast positive cash flow through a low overhead structure and operational efficiencies.

TerraCom plans to commence over 50 hectares of site rehabilitation while bringing the mine back into production. The operation, under TerraCom management, is planned to deliver approximately 2 Mtpa over 7 years and ongoing progressive rehabilitation.
The Broadlea Coal Mine is a small open cut operation that was placed into care and maintenance in 2009 by the previous owners of the asset. Broadlea is located adjacent to, and sharing fixed infrastructure with, the Carborough Downs Coal Mine operation.... More

After further exploration and mine plan optimisation investigations, Fitzroy made the decision to recommence mining in October 2017.
Broadmeadow Coal Mine is a punch longwall operation situated 30 kilometres north of Moranbah in Queensland's Bowen Basin. Broadmeadow is operated as part of the Goonyella Riverside mine complex and produces high quality metallurgical coal. In 2013, operations commenced in the Broadmeadow Life Extension Project area (ML1763) and an application was made ... Moreto extend three of the longwall panels eastwards into the Red Hill lease area (MLA70421).
The Byerwen Coal Mine is located 20 kilometres west of Glenden in Queensland's Bowen Basin. The mine has the capacity to produce up to 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal per year. Coal from the Byerwen Mine is railed to Abbot Point Coal Terminal in Mackay for export.... More

Byerwen Coal was granted the mining leases required for the project in May 2017. Construction and mining operations have commenced.

Byerwen Coal is committed to maximising local content outcomes and is working with the Queensland Department of State Development on future supplier events and development programs.
Callide Coal Mine in Central Queensland is an open-cut operation located 120 km southwest of Gladstone and 20 km northeast of the thriving regional township of Biloela. The mine has operated since 1944 producing low sulphur, sub-bituminous thermal coal primarily for domestic power generation and alumina refining.... More

Under the ownership of Batchfire Resources (October 2016) the mine is continuing to meet the quality and performance benchmarks sought by its domestic customers while looking to expand export opportunities.

The Callide mining tenure extends across 180 square kilometres and contains an estimated coal resource of up to 1.7 billion tonnes.

Conventional open cut mining methods are employed using two draglines, haul trucks and excavator fleets. Saleable coal production averages 10 million tonnes per year.

Nearby, two lynchpins of the Queensland electricity supply system – CS Energy’s high-efficiency Callide B and C Power Stations – are the mine’s biggest customer.

In 2017, Batchfire Resources applied to the state government to start the Boundary Hill South project at Callide. With resources at the existing Boundary Hill operation expected to run out in early 2018, Boundary Hill South will become the focus for maintaining a proud tradition of reliable coal supply, local employment and business opportunities.

Callide Coal Mine is committed to safe and environmentally responsible operations and supporting the local communities that it has partnered with for more than 70 years.