Whitehaven Coal Limited is an Australian-based publicly listed company that derives the majority of its revenue from the development and operation of coal mines in the New South Wales Gunnedah Basin. The company employs approximately 650 people and is headquartered in Sydney.

The company is listed on the ASX under the code WHC. 

Whitehaven Coal currently operates a number of mines in the Gunnedah Basin region of New South Wales.

  • Canyon Mine - is 15km east of Boggabri and the last lot of coal was produced in July 2009. The company still has to conduct environmental monitoring on the site for the next five years since its closure.
  • Maules Creek Mine - is the company’s latest mine that produces coal and there are plans to increase the production of coal in the future.
  • Narrabri North Mine - is an underground mine predominantly produces low ash, high energy, low sulphur thermal coal and PCI coal.
  • Rocglen Mine - the site is an open cut mine which produces low sulphur, medium to high ash, low phosphorus and medium to high volatile export thermal coat.
  • Sunnyside Mine - is an open cut mine located 15 km west of Gunnedah and its main product is raw coal for export. 
  • Tarrawonga Mine - is an open cut mine that produces low ash, low sulphur, medium to high volatile PCI/semi-soft coking coal and thermal coat.
  • Vickery Project - is a low capital expenditure open cut mine that produces coal and the coal get washed at Gunnedah CHPP. The open cut mine is due to expand.
  • Werris Creek Mine - is an open cut mine, Werris Creek, produces mainly low to medium ash, low sulphur, low phosphorus, PCI and thermal coal. The mine has about 70 staff and it employs a truck and excavator mining method.

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