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Lake Vermont Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Coal (thermal)
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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SnapshotThe Lake Vermont Meadowbrook Coal Mine Project is a proposed expansion of open-cut and longwall operations north of the existing approved operations Lake Vermont open cut mine.

The project will mine 108.6 million tonnes (Mt) of metallurgical coal from underground operations and 13.3 Mt from open-cut operations until 2055.

If approved, the project is expected to commence construction in January 2025 and be operational by December 2028.

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
Sojitz Coal Resources Pty Ltd. 10 % Indirect
Marubeni Coal Pty Ltd. 10 % Indirect
AMCI Group 10 % Indirect
Jellinbah Group 70 % Indirect
Lake Vermont Mine is held by the participants of the Lake Vermont Joint Venture (Jellinbah Group 70%, Marubeni Coal 10%, Sojitz Coal 10% and AMCI 10%).

Lake Vermont Resources Pty Ltd manages the Lake Vermont Joint Venture operations, on behalf of the joint venture participants.

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Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

Target coal seams at the Lake Vermont Mine include the Vermont Seam and Leichhardt Seam; both contained within the Rangal Coal Measures.

The Leichhardt averaging 3.2m thick and Vermont averaging 5.6m thick, along a strike length of more than 8km. The seams sub crops at a depth of 30 metres and dips gently to the east separated by an average of 32 metres of waste material. Both seams produce high quality hard coking coal and PCI coal after processing.

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits20232022202120202019201820172016
Coal (hard coking) t  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe8,138,4129,092,4258,838,9678,970,878
Coal (PCI) t  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe
Coal (thermal) t  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe428,781412,918
All production numbers are expressed as clean coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics20232022202120202019201820172016
Coal tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe
Annual production capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe9 Mt of clean coal
Tonnes processed  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe10,468,725 t11,549,964 t10,775,935 t11,249,826 Mt
Coal tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe10,720,365 t of ROM coal11,567,648 t of ROM coal10,517,068 t of ROM coal11,274,715 t of ROM coal

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

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Personnel

Mine Management

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