Cooroorah Coking Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the
Global Coal Mine Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.
Download full dataset
Report an error

Cooroorah Coking Coal Mine is a shelved coal mine in Blackwater, Queensland, Australia.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cooroorah Coking Coal Mine Blackwater, Queensland, Australia -23.40787, 148.931119 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the coal mine:

Loading map...

Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
Underground 500* *

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
177 Bowen Bituminous Met

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Bowen Coking Coal Ltd Bowen Coking Coal Australia

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.

Coal Mine Background

In February 2018, the Company announced the results of its maiden drilling program looking at coal seams for resource delineation and to test the washability and coking coal quality. A further drilling program was completed in December 2018.[1]

Articles and Resources

Additional data

To access additional data, including an interactive map of world coal mines, a downloadable dataset, and summary data, please visit the Global Coal Mine Tracker on the Global Energy Monitor website.


  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Bowen