Qld Open Cut Coal Mine

Client Background:

The Open Cut Coal Mine is located in Queensland, Australia.The mine is owned by BHP Biliton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), a 50:50 joint venture between BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi.

The $1.4 billion coal project included the development of a coal mine and a coal handling process unit, with the capacity of 4.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) semi-hard coking coal and pulverised coal injection coal.

The mine commenced coal production in March 2013 and is expected to have a life of 21 years.