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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 all of its Australian mines to protect and restore lands.


Tons of coal sold from New South Wales operations in 2019
Successive Year
With a global safety incidence rate below 2.00
Direct and indirect economic benefits from New South Wales operations in 2019
Working at operations in the New South Wales Region in 2020
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2019

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 a leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy and steel. Our commitment to sustainability underpins everything we do and shapes our strategy for the future.