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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.

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20.9
Million
Tons of coal sold from New South Wales operations in 2019
8th
Successive Year
With a global safety incidence rate below 2.00
$2.3
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from New South Wales operations in 2019
1,460
Employees
Working at operations in the New South Wales Region in 2020
2,984
Acres
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, serving customers in more than 25 countries on six continents.  We provide essential products to fuel baseload electricity for emerging and developed countries and create the steel needed to build foundational infrastructure. Our commitment to sustainability underpins our activities today and helps to shape our strategy for the future.