Wilpinjong Mine

Approvals, Plans & Reports

Approvals

Project Approval (05-0021)
Wilpinjong Extension Project - Conditions of Consent (SSD-6764)
Mining Lease (ML1573)
Environment Protection Licence

Latest News - Wilpinjong Extension Project 

Taking a Unique Approach to Rehabilitation, Internal Newsletter - 6 September 2017

Wilpinjong Extension Welcomed, Mudgee Guardian - 1 May 2017
Wilpinjong Extension Approved, Mudgee Guardian - 26 April 2017

Central Tablelands Australia Stock Horse Society Branch Show, Internal Newsletter - 18 April 2017
Peabody out of Chapter 11, Mudgee Guardian - 6 April 2017
2017 Mine Rehabilitation Conference, Internal Newsletter - 4 April 2017

Women in Mining Network (WIMnet) New South Wales, Internal Newsletter - 24 March 2017
PAC referral for Wilpinjong, Mudgee Guardian - 17 March 2017
Wilpinjong Inspires Next Generation of Miners, Internal Newsletter - 10 March 2017
Recognising Our Volunteers, Internal Newsletter - 24 February 2017
Mudgee's 2017 Showgirl, Internal Newsletter - 20 February 2017
Wilpinjong Fire Fighters in Action, Internal Newsletter - 20 February 2017
Peabody offers to extend planning agreement to Wilpinjong mine expansion, Mudgee Guardian - 14 February 2017
Wilpinjong Sponsors Waratahs V Brumbies, Internal Newsletter - 13 February 2017

 

Wilpinjong Environmental Impact Statement

Overview
Project Overview

Volume 1
Volume 1
Volume 1 Table of Contents
Volume 1 Executive Summary
Volume 1 Attachment One
Volume 1 Section One
Volume 1 Section Two
Volume 1 Section Three
Volume 1 Section Four
Volume 1 Section Five
Volume 1 Section Six
Volume 1 Section Seven
Volume 1 Section Eight

Volume 2
Volume 2
Volume 2 Appendix A
Volume 2 Appendix B
Volume 2 Appendix C
Volume 2 Appendix D Part 1
Volume 2 Appendix D Part 2
Volume 2 Appendix E

Volume 3
Volume 3
Volume 3 Appendix F
Volume 3 Appendix G

Volume 4
Volume 4 Appendix HA Flora Assessment
Volume 4 Appendix HB Terristrial Fauna Assessment
Volume 4 HC Bat Fauna Assessment
Volume 4 HD Aquatic Ecosystem Assessment
Volume 4 HE Eight Part Test of Significance

Volume 5
Volume 5
Volume 5 Appendix I
Volume 5 Appendix J
Volume 5 Appendix K
Volume 5 Appendix L
Volume 5 Appendix M
Volume 5 Appendix N
Volume 5 Appendix O


Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 1 
Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 3

Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 4


Wilpinjong Environmental Impact Statement


Overview
Project Overview

Volume 1
Volume 1
Volume 1 Table of Contents
Volume 1 Executive Summary
Volume 1 Attachment One
Volume 1 Section One
Volume 1 Section Two
Volume 1 Section Three
Volume 1 Section Four
Volume 1 Section Five
Volume 1 Section Six
Volume 1 Section Seven
Volume 1 Section Eight

Volume 2
Volume 2
Volume 2 Appendix A
Volume 2 Appendix B
Volume 2 Appendix C
Volume 2 Appendix D Part 1
Volume 2 Appendix D Part 2
Volume 2 Appendix E

Volume 3
Volume 3
Volume 3 Appendix F
Volume 3 Appendix G

Volume 4
Volume 4 Appendix HA Flora Assessment
Volume 4 Appendix HB Terristrial Fauna Assessment
Volume 4 HC Bat Fauna Assessment
Volume 4 HD Aquatic Ecosystem Assessment
Volume 4 HE Eight Part Test of Significance

Volume 5
Volume 5
Volume 5 Appendix I
Volume 5 Appendix J
Volume 5 Appendix K
Volume 5 Appendix L
Volume 5 Appendix M
Volume 5 Appendix N
Volume 5 Appendix O


Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 5

Wilpinjong Coal – s75W Modification (Mod 5 - Approved)


Executive Summary
Main Text
Attachment 1 - Project Approval
Attachment 2 - Community Information
Appendix A - Noise and Blasting Impact Assessment
Appendix B - Air Quality Assessment
Appendix C - Groundwater Assessment
Appendix D - Surface Water Assessment
Appendix E - Terrestrial Flora Assessment
Appendix F - Terrestrial Fauna Assessment - Main Text
Appendix F - Terrestrial Fauna Assessment Appendices A and B
Appendix F - Terrestrial Fauna Assessment Appendices C and D
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Main Text
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Appendices 1 to 2
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Appendix 3
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Appendices 4 and 5
Appendix H - Road Transport Assessment
Appendix I - Agricultural Resource Assessment
Appendix J - Socio-Economic Assessment


Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 6

Wilpinjong Coal – Modification 6 - Approved


Project Approval Mod 6

Executive Summary
Main Text
Attachment 1 - Consolidated Project Approval
Appendix A - Noise and Blasting Impact Assessment
Appendix B - Air Quality Impact Assessment
Appendix C - Groundwater Assessment
Appendix D - Surface Water Assessment 
 

Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Modification 7

Wilpinjong Coal – Modification 7 - Approved


Modification 7 Submission

Notice of Modification
 

Mine Operations Plan

Wilpinjong Extension Project - Environmental Impact Statement


Wilpinjong Coal Project Open Cut Operations Mining Operations Plan 2017-2019 

Plan 1A
Plan 1B
Plan 1C
Plan 2
Plan 3A
Plan 3B
Plan 4
Plan 5
Plan 6
Appendix 4 - General Arrangements
Appendix 4 - Air Quality Monitoring Locations
Appendix 4 - Noise and Blasting Locations
Appendix 4 - Wollar Monitoring Sites
Appendix 4 - Environment and Community Broad Brush Risk Assessment
Appendix 4 - Ground Water Monitoring Locations
Appendix 4 - Air Quality Environmental Monitoring Sites
Appendix 4 -Surface Water Environmental Monitoring Sites
Appendix 6 - Ground Disturbance Permit Template
Appendix 7 - Life of Mine Tailings Strategy 
Executive Summary
Table of Contents
Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - Project Description
Section 3 - Consultation and Community Initiatives
Section 4 - Environmental Assessment
Section 5 - Rehabilitation Strategy
Section 6 - Planning Framework and Project Justification
Section 7 - Summary of Management, Mitigation, Monitoring and Reporting
Section 8 - References
Section 9 - Abbreviations, Acronyms and Glossary

Appendix A - Noise and Blasting Assessment
Appendix B - Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Assessment
Appendix C - Groundwater Assessment
Appendix D - Surface Water Assessment
Appendix E - Biodiversity Assessment Report and Biodiversity Offset Strategy
Appendix F - Aquatic Ecology Assessment
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment part 1
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment part 2 - A
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment part 2 - B
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment part 3
Appendix G - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment part 4
Appendix H - Historical Heritage Assessment
Appendix I - Land and Soil Assessment
Appendix J - Road Transport Assessment
Appendix K - Geochemistry Assessment
Appendix L - Land Contamination Assessment
Appendix M - Economic Assessment
Appendix N - Social Impact Assessment
Appendix O - Visual Assessment
Appendix P - Environmental Risk Assessment
Appendix Q - Preliminary Hazard Analysis

Attachment 1 - Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements
Attachment 2 - Matters of National Environmental Significance Cross Reference Table
Attachment 3 - Development Application Area and Real Property Descriptions
Attachment 4 - Peer Review Letters
Attachment 5 - Planning Instruments Addendum
Attachment 6 - Aquifer Interference Policy Considerations and Water Licensing Addendum
Attachment 7 - Capital Investment Value Estimate Report
Attachment 8 - Geotechnical Advice
Attachment 9 - Community Information
Attachment 10 - Site Verification Certificate
Attachment 11 - Relevant Division of Resources and Energy Correspondence
Attachment 12 - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Additional Assessment Information WEP EIS Response to Submissions

Fact Sheet 1
Fact Sheet 2
Fact Sheet 3
 

For more information on the Wilpinjong Coal Mine - Extension Project, visit the NSW Government Planning and Environment web site.
 

Community Consultation

Wilpinjong "Have A Chat" dates for 2016
Wilpinjong "Have A Chat" dates for 2017
Wilpinjong "Have A Chat" dates for 2018

Management Plans

Air Quality Management Plan
Air Quality Management Plan - Appendix 3 Spontaneous Combustion Management Plan
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan (ACHMP)
Blast Management Plan
Blast Management Plan Appendix 4 - Blast Fume Management Strategy
Biodiversity Management Plan
Wilpinjong Coal Mine Bushfire Management Plan
Wilpinjong Coal Mine Bushfire Management Plan - Documentation
Coal Waste Management Plan
Wilpinjong Coal Project Environmental Management Strategy
Environmental Monitoring Programme
Historic Heritage Management Plan
Noise Management Plan
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan
Rehabilitation and Landscape Management Plan (RLMP)
Rehabilitation Management Plan
Ulan Road Strategy
Ulan Road Strategy Approval - Dispute Resolution
Water Management Plan
Water Management Plan - Appendix 1 Site Water Balance
Water Management Plan - Appendix 2 Surface Water Management Plan
Water Management Plan - Appendix 3 Groundwater Management Plan

Environmental Monitoring Results

Stream Health Monitoring Report Spring 2011
EPL Monthly Report February 2013
EPL Monthly Report March 2013
EPL Monthly Report April 2013
EPL Monthly Report May 2013
EPL Monthly Report June 2013
EPL Monthly Report July 2013
EPL Monthly Report August 2013
EPL Monthly Report September 2013
EPL Monthly Report October 2013
EPL Monthly Report November 2013
EPL Monthly Report December 2013


EPL Reports 2014

EPL Monthly Report January 2014
EPL Monthly Report February 2014
EPL Monthly Report March 2014
EPL Monthly Report April 2014
EPL Monthly Report May 2014
EPL Monthly Report June 2014
EPL Monthly Report July 2014
EPL Monthly Report August 2014
EPL Monthly Report September 2014
EPL Monthly Report October 2014
EPL Monthly Report November 2014
EPL Monthly Report December 2014

EPL Reports 2015

EPL Monthly Report January 2015
EPL Monthly Report February 2015
EPL Monthly Report March 2015
EPL Monthly Report April 2015 
EPL Monthly Report May 2015  
EPL Monthly Report June 2015 
EPL Monthly Report July 2015
EPL Monthly Report August 2015
EPL Monthly Report September 2015
EPL Monthly Report October 2015
EPL Monthly Report November 2015
EPL Monthly Report December 2015

EPL Reports 2016

EPL Monthly Report January 2016
EPL Monthly Report February 2016
EPL Monthly Report March 2016
EPL Monthly Report April 2016
EPL Monthly Report May 2016
EPL Monthly Report June 2016
EPL Monthly Report July 2016
EPL Monthly Report August 2016
EPL Monthly Report September 2016
EPL Monthly Report October 2016
EPL Monthly Report November 2016
EPL Monthly Report December 2016

EPL Reports 2017

EPL Monthly Report January 2017
EPL Monthly Report February 2017
EPL Monthly Report March 2017
EPL Monthly Report April 2017
EPL Monthly Report May 2017
EPL Monthly Report June 2017
EPL Monthly Report July 2017
EPL Monthly Report August 2017
EPL Monthly Report September 2017
EPL Monthly Report October 2017



Wilpinjong Gases Review R2

Environmental Reporting

Wilpinjong Coal Mine Pollution Reduction Program - Assessment and Best Practice

Wheel Generated Dust Report (EPL condition U1)
Adverse Weather Report (EPL condition U2)
Ambient Air Monitoring Report (EPL condition E1)

Wilpinjong Coal 2016 Annual Review
 

2016 Report Appendices

Appendix 1 - Rail Haulage
Appendix 2 - Exploration
Appendix 3A - Meteorological Monitoring
Appendix 3B - Air Quality Monitoring
Appendix 3C - Surface Water Monitoring
Appendix 3D - Groundwater Monitoring
Appendix 3E - Blast Monitoring
Appendix 3F - Noise Monitoring
Appendix 4 - Heritage
Appendix 5 - Biodiversity
Appendix 6 - Community
Appendix 7 - Land Management
Appendix 8 - Plans

Wilpinjong Coal 2015 Annual Review
 

2015 Report Appendices

Appendix 1 - Rail Haulage
Appendix 2 - Exploration
Appendix 3A - Meteorological Monitoring
Appendix 3B - Air Quality Monitoring
Appendix 3C - Surface Water Monitoring
Appendix 3D - Groundwater Monitoring
Appendix 3E - Blast Monitoring
Appendix 3F - Noise Monitoring
Appendix 4 - Heritage
Appendix 5 - Biodiversity
Appendix 6 - Community
Appendix 7 - Land Management
Appendix 8 - Plans

Wilpinjong 2014 Annual Review and Environmental Management Report

2014 Report Appendices

Appendix A - Attended Noise Monitoring Reports
January - February 2014
March - April 2014
May - June 2014
July - August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
December 2014

Appendix B - Real Time Noise Monitoring Reports
January - March 2014
April - June 2014
July - September 2014
October - December 2014

Appendix C - Habitat Tree Register Summary
Location of Biodiversity Offset Area
Wilpinjong Habitat Trees 2008 - 2014

Appendix D - Summary of Exploration Drilling
2014 Exploration Drilling Summary

Appendix E - Air Quality Monitoring Results
2014 Dust Deposit Results
2014 TEOM Results
2014 TSP Results
Ambient Air Monitoring Report

Appendix F - Surface Water Monitoring Results
2014 Surface Water Monitoring Results

Appendix G - Wilpinjong and Cumbo Creek Stability Assessment
2014 Wilpinjong and Cumbo Creek Stability Assessment

Appendix H - Groundwater Results and Reports
2014 Groundwater Monitoring Results
2014 Independent Audit of Wilpinjong Groundwater Data
Wilpinjong Groundwater Audit Attachment

Appendix I - Blast Monitoring Results
2014 Blast Monitoring Results

Appendix J - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
2014 Cultural Heritage Clearance Form

Appendix K - Wilpinjong Coal Mine Complaints Register
Community Complaints Register Summary - December 2014

Appendix L - Correspondence
Letter - Department of Planning and Environment - 2013 Approval
Letter - Department of Resources and Energy - 2013 AEMR Approval

Appendix M - Environment and Community Broad Brush Risk Assessment
Environment and Community Broad Brush Risk Assessment - July 2013

Appendix N - Figures
Wilpinjong 2014 Plan

Appendix O - Plans
Wilpinjong 2014 Plan 3
Wilpinjong 2014 Plan 4
Wilpinjong 2014 Plan 5
Wilpinjong 2014 Plan 6

Appendix P - Independent Environmental Audit
Wilpinjong 2014 Independent Environmental Audit

Appendix Q - Community Factsheets Newsletters
Wilpinjong Community Factsheet

Appendix R - Land Management
Wilpinjong Woody Weed Control - July 2014
Wilpinjong Woody Weed Control - November 2014

Appendix S - Resilience Method and Analysis
Resilience Method and Analysis

Appendix T - Resilience Mapping
Resilience Mapping
Wilpinjong 2013 Annual Review and Environmental Management Report
 

2013 Report Appendices

Appendix A - Stream Health Monitoring
Macroinvertebrate Report 2013

Appendix B - Attended Noise Monitoring Reports
January - February 2013
March - April 2013
May - June 2013
July - August 2013
September - October 2013
November - December 2013

Appendix C - Real Time Noise Monitoring Reports
January - March 2013
April - June 2013
July - September 2013
October - December 2013

Appendix D - Habitat Tree Register
Wilpinjong Habitat Trees 2008 - 2014
Location of Biodiversity Offset Areas

Appendix E - Rehabilitation Monitoring Report
Wilpinjong Rehabilitation Review 2013

Appendix F - Summary of Exploration Drilling
WCPL Exloration Drill Summary 2013

Appendix G - Air Quality Monitoring Results
Air Quality Monitoring Results 2013
Air Quality Monitoring Results TEOM Data 2013

Appendix H - Surface Water Monitoring Results
Surface Water Monitoring Results

Appendix I - Creek Stability Assessment
Wilpinjong and Cumbo Creek Stability Assessment 2012-2013

Appendix J - Groundwater Monitoring Results
Wilpinjong Groundwater Investigation Report
Groundwater Data 2013

Appendix K - Blast Monitoring Results
Blast Monitoring Results 2013

Appendix L - Cultural Heritage Clearance Forms
35 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
36 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
37 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
38 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
39 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
40 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form
41 - Cultural Heritage Clearance Form

Appendix M - Complaints Register and Community Information Newsletters
Community Complaints Register Summary 2013
Wilpinjong Coal's Have a Chat
s75W Modification Newsletter

Appendix N - Correspondence
AEMR Acceptance Letter

Appendix O - BBRA
Broad Bush Risk Assessment July 2013

Appendix P - Figures
Blast Monitoring Locations
Blast Monitoring Locations - Wollar
Water Management System

Appendix Q - Plans
Proposed Mining Activities
Proposed Rehabilitation
Land Preparation

Wilpinjong 2012 Annual Review and Environmental Management Report-Part1

2011 Wilpinjong Coal Annual Environmental Management Report (AEMR) February 2012

    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix A February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix B February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix C February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix D February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix E February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix F February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix G February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix H February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix I February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix J February 2012
    2011 Wilpinjong Coal AEMR Appendix K February 2012

Wilpinjong Coal AEMR 2010
Wilpinjong Coal AEMR 2009
Wilpinjong Coal AEMR 2008

Environmental Audits

Wilpinjong Independent Environmental Audit, AECOM
Wilpinjong IEA Response Table
Environmental Regulatory Compliance Audit Report - 2011
Wilpinjong Independent Environmental Audit Response Table

Next Scheduled Blast Information

  Firing Date Firing Time Road & Rail Closure
P3_S11_10-15_OB 11/12/2017 11:30 No
P5_S47_15-19_EG 11/12/2017 15:00 No
P2_S58_04-07_DP 12/12/2017 11:30 No
P5_S53_10-13_DP 14/12/2017 11:30 No
P5_S47_24-26_EG 16/12/2017 11:30 No

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Please note: this schedule may be subject to delays from production constraints or by unsuitable weather conditions on the day of the blast. Up to date blast times are available on the Wilpinjong Coal Blasting Hotline, 1800 649 783.

Community Consultative Committee (CCC) Information

Wilpinjong Coal CCC is run in accordance with NSW Planning and Infrastructure Guidelines for Establishing and Operating Community Consultative Committees for Mining Projects.

Expressions of Interest - Wilpinjong Coal CCC Vacant position

Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes August 2017
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes May 2017
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes February 2017
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes December 2016
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes August 2016
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Meeting May 2016 – Cancelled
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes February 2016
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes December 2015
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2015
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes June 2015
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2015
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes December 2014
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2014
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes June 2014
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2014
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes November 2013
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2013
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes June 2013
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2013
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes December 2012
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2012
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes June 2012
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2012
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes November 2011
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2011
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes June 2011
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2011
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes December 2010
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes September 2010
Wilpinjong Coal Community Consultative Committee Minutes March 2010

Complaints Register

Comunity Complaint Register Summary - November 2017
Community Complaint Register Summary - September 2017

Community Complaint Register Summary - ​July 2017
Community Complaint Register - 2016
Community Complaint Register - 2015
Community Complaint Register - 2014
 

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