Wambo Open-Cut Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Hunter Valley of New South Wales

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • The Wambo Complex consists of an open-cut and underground mine.
     

  • In 2014, Peabody agreed to establish an unincorporated joint venture project with Glencore to combine the existing operations of the Wambo Open-Cut Mine with the adjacent coal reserves of Glencore’s United Mine.

  • JV operations are expected to commence in mid-2018, subject to regulatory and permitting approvals. Peabody expects the project to result in operational synergies.

More Info

3.7
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wambo Open-Cut Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$820
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the Wambo Complex in 2016
250
Employees
Working at the Wambo Open-Cut 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 Wambo Open-cut Mine

Community complaints: +61 2 6570 2245
Blasting information: +61 2 8250 5205


Peabody's Wambo Mine Reception:

Telephone: +61 2 6570 2305
Fac: +61 2 6570 2290
Postal Address: PMB 1, Singleton NSW 2330
Address: Jerrys Plains Road, Warkworth NSW 2330 
info@peabodyenergy.com 

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.