New South Wales Mining

Did You Know?

  • New South Wales’ mines extend from the Hunter Valley coalfields west of Newcastle to the southern coalfields north of Wollongong.

  • Peabody is the fifth-largest coal producer in Australia. The Australian platform benefits from proximity to higher-growth Asian demand centers.

  • Peabody has a deep respect for cultural heritage and works closely with local aboriginal communities at a number of Australia mines to protect and restore lands.

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23.3
Million
Tons of coal sold from New South Wales operations in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$1.8
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from New South Wales operations in 2016
885
Employees
Working at operations in the New South Wales Region in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

The term "ton" refers to short or net tons, equal to 2,000 pounds (907.18 kilograms), while "tonne" refers to metric tons, equal to 2,204.62 pounds (1,000 kilograms).

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. The company is also a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.