Hunter Valley South coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Hunter Valley South coal mine is a surface mine, operated by Yancoal Australia and Glencore, part of its Hunter Valley Operations, producing 10.8 million tonnes per annum, in Lemington, New South Wales, Australia.[1]


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Coal Mine Background

The Hunter Valley Operations, including the North mine, is owned by Yancoal and Glencore.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Hunter Valley Operations
  • Parent Company: Yancoal (51%), Glencore (49%)
  • Location: Lemington, New South Wales, Australia
  • GPS Coordinates: -32.5245107, 150.9819012 (exact)
  • Status: operating
  • Production Capacity: 10.8 Mt/year[1]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 650 Mt (including Hunter Valley North coal mine)[2]
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: surface
  • Start Year:1971[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mining Operations Plans, company website, January 2019.
  2. "Resources & Reserves as at 31 December 2019," "Glencore," accessed June 2020.

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