Saraji coal mine

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The Saraji mine is a surface mine, operated by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), a 50:50 joint venture between BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi Development, producing 9.78 million tonnes per annum, near Peak Downs in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia. [1]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the mine, located 24km south of the Peak Downs mine in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.

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Background

The mine is owned and operated by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), a 50:50 joint venture between BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi Development. (BMA also operates the Peak Downs mine, Goonyella Riverside mine, Norwich Park mine, Blackwater mine, the Gregory Crinum mine as well as the Hay Point Coal Terminal.

Coal from the project is exported via the coal loaders at Hay Point, 213km to the south west of the mine. Production from the mine began in late 1972.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: BHP Mitsubishi Alliance BHP and Mitsubishi[3]
  • Parent Company: BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi Development
  • Location: Dysart, Queensland, Australia[3]
  • Coordinates:-22.371371, 148.299848
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 9.78 mtpa[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 162 million tonnes [4]
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 120 km2
  • Mine Type: Surface, opencast
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:1974

Articles and resources

References

  1. BHP Billiton, "About BMA", BHP Billiton website, accessed June 2010.
  2. BHP Billiton, "About BMA", BHP Billiton website, accessed June 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 NS Energy, Saraji Coal Mine Queensland, accessed June 20, 2020
  4. Form 20F SEC, accessed November 2020

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