Peabody Energy considers Australia to be a premier location for coal mine development and investment.
Peabody has 11 mining operations in Queensland and New South Wales, as well as active coal trading in all major Australian coal regions through Peabody COALTRADE.
Peabody's operations in Australia service export and domestic markets with a diverse product range of coal through multiple coal ports. In 2012, Peabody's Australian operations achieved total sales of 33 million tons primarily to steel producers in Japan, Europe, Taiwan, India and South America, as well as to electricity generators in Australia and Asia.
Peabody's Australia platform is expanding to meet rising Asia market demand. The company is targeting Australian volumes of 33 million to 36 million tons in 2013, including 15 to 16 million tons of met, 11 million to 12 million tons of seaborne thermal and 7 million to 8 million tons of domestic thermal production.
New South Wales Operations