Wilpinjong Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

40 km northeast of Mudgee

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • Wilpinjong is one of the lowest-cost coal mining operations in Australia.

  • The mine provides coal for a domestic generator and also exports to customers in the Asia-Pacific.

  • Wilpinjong is widely recognized for its Native Title Agreement, which includes the establishment and joint administration of a business trust for Native Title claimants.

More Info

14.1
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wilpinjong Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$610
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
400
Employees
Working at the Wilpinjong Mine in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

Contact Information

Peabody's Wilpinjong Mine

Community complaint hotline: 1300 606 625 (Australia)
Blasting Information: 1800 649 783
Telephone: +61 2 6370 2500
Address: 1434 Ulan – Wollar Road, Wilpinjong NSW 2850
info@peabodyenergy.com

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company and a Fortune 500 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.