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Wilpinjong Mine

Wilpinjong mine is located in the western coalfields of NSW (48km north-east of Mudgee) and produces a high-quality thermal coal for domestic and export markets. Hear from Wilpinjong locals about the benefits the mine brings to the community and the region.

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

58 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.

  • Wilpinjong's principal domestic customer is domestic generator AGL who operates 20 percent of the total capacity of the National Electricity Market.

  • ‚ÄčExport coal is shipped to customers in the Asia Pacific area through Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group and Port Waratah Coal Services at Newcastle.

More Info

14.0
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wilpinjong Mine in 2019
8th
Successive Year
With a global safety incidence rate below 2.00
$855
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2019
560
Employees
Working at the Wilpinjong Mine 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).

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 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.