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

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.

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

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

More Info

13.4
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wilpinjong Mine in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$750
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2017
470
Employees
Working at the Wilpinjong 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 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 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.