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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 2017
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
Direct and indirect economic benefits from New South Wales operations in 2018
Working at operations in the New South Wales Region in 2019
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2018

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 leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.