Metropolitan Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Underground

LOCATION

Helensburgh, NSW

COAL TYPE

Metallurgical

MINING METHOD

Longwall

Did You Know?

  • One of the oldest continually operating coal mining operations in Australia, Metropolitan Coal has been an integral part of the Helensburgh community for 129 years and is a major contributor to the ongoing stability and prospects of the region.

More Info

2.0
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Metropolitan Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$340
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
280
Employees
Working at the Metropolitan Mine in 2017
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).

Contact Information

Peabody's Metropolitan Mine

Community complaint hotline: 1800 115 003 (Australia)
Telephone: +61 2 4294 7200 
Address: Parkes Street, Helensburgh NSW 2508
info@peabodyenergy.com

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. Peabody 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.