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?

  • 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.

  • The main customers for Wambo coal are in Japan, Korea and China.

More Info

3.5
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wambo Open-Cut Mine in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$900
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the Wambo Complex in 2017
235
Employees
Working at the Wambo Open-Cut Mine in 2018
5,145
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2017

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 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.