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Middlemount Mine

Queensland, Australia - Surface / Coal
The Middlemount Coal Mine is an open-cut mine located approximately 90 kilometres north-east of Emerald and some 7 kilometres west of the township of Middlemount in Queensland's Bowen Basin. The mine produces medium-volatile pulverized coal injection (PCI) coal and semi-hard coking coal for the export market. Full scale operations at the open-cut mine commenced in November 2011. Production is expected to ramp up to approximately 3.6 Mtpa of saleable production by the middle of 2014. With JORC compliant measured and indicated resources and proved and probable ROM reserves of some 123 mt and 96 mt respectively at mine startup the current mine life is estimated to be in excess of 24 years. Middlemount Coal is an incorporated joint venture between Peabody Energy Australia and Yancoal Australia

Mine Accidents that occured in this Mine

2019 Middlemount Mine

Date: 24/06/2019
Mine: Middlemount Mine
Mine Accident Type: Strata / Sidewall Fall, Fall of ground
Fatalities: 1