O'Reillys mine

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O'Reillys mine is an opencast sub-bituminous mine located near Huntly in the Waikato region of New Zealand's North Island. It is owned by O'Reilly's Opencast Ltd.[1]

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Project Details

Location: Near Huntly in the Waikato region of the North Island.
Coordinates: -37.580059,175.147258
Coalfield: Huntly
Current owner: O’Reilly’s Opencast Ltd
Status: Operational
Production capacity:
Estimated recoverable reserves:
Mining technique: Opencast
Type of coal: Sub-bituminous
Solid fuel calorific value (gross) 22.48 MJ/kg (Range for NZ coal 15.25–31.95 MJ/kg)[2]
Market information:
Environmental and/or health & safety issues:

Articles and Resources


  1. Ministry of Economic Development, "Operating coal mines", accessed March 2012
  2. Ministry of Economic Development, "Energy data file 2011", accessed December 2012

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