Moranbah North coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Moranbah North coal mines is an underground mine, operated by Anglo American, producing 4 million tonnes per annum, near Moranbah in the Bowen Basin in Queensland, Australia.[1]


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Coal Mine Background

The mine is operated by Anglo American. The mine experienced a roof collapse in January 2020 and could not restart operations until June. [2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent Company: Anglo American[1]
  • Location: Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
  • GPS Coordinates: -21.871331, 147.956742 (exact)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 4 mtpa[1]
  • Total Resource: 129 million tonnes[1]
  • Coal type: bituminous, Metallurgical
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Underground[1]
  • Mining Method:longwall mining[1]
  • Mine Depth:200 m[3]
  • Start Year:1998[1]
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Anglo American, Moranbah North, company website, accessed June 20, 2020
  3. "Moranbah North: The new face of underground mining innovation". Industry Hub Central Queensland. J Publishing. March 2013. Archived from the original on 4 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.

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