BHP Mitsubishi Alliance

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BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), which is a 50-50 joint venture between BHP and Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan, formerly known as BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance. BMA accounts for more than one-quarter of Australia's annual coal exports.[1] BMA is Australia’s largest coal producer and supplier of

seaborne metallurgical coal.[2]

Coal mines and projects

BMA owned and operated mines are:[3]

BMA also manages two coal mines -- the South Walker Creek mine and the Poitrel mine -- for BHP Mitsui Coal.[3]

In September 2008 BMA bought 100% of the Saraji East project from New Hope Corporation. The project is an undeveloped metallurgical coal project located near Dysart in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.

Articles and Resources


  1. Pui-Kwan Tse, The Mineral Industry of Australia: 2006, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, May 2008.
  2. BHP, "BHP Billiton Annual Report 2019", Page 68, May 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 BHP Billiton, "Assets", BHP Billiton website, accessed December 2012.

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