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Goonyella Complex

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit & Underground
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Coal (metallurgical)
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
  • Dragline
  • Longwall
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SnapshotGoonyella Complex – Includes Goonyella Riverside and Broadmeadow Coal Reserves which use the same infrastructure and reserve life applies to both.
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Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnershipInvestor's Info
BHP Group Ltd. 50 % Indirect
Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd. 50 % Indirect
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Pty Ltd. (operator) 100 % Direct
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is owned 50:50 by BHP and Mitsubishi Development. BMA operates coal mine Goonyella Riverside and Broadmeadow.

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Deposit type

  • Sedimentary

Summary:

Bituminous coal is mined from the Permian Moranbah and Rangal Coal measures. Products range from premium quality, low volatile, high vitrinite, hard coking coal to medium volatile hard coking coal, to weak coking coal, some pulverised coal injection (PCI) coal and medium ash thermal coal as a secondary product.

GOONYELLA
Moranbah Coal Measures of Late Permian age dipping east at 3-5°; three coal seams are present. The seams are: Goonyella Upper - 3.9m; Goonyella Middle - 7.5m; Goonyella Lower - 8.5m.

BROADMEADOW
Rangal Coal Measures of Late Permian age. Coal occurs in two seams, the Leichhardt and Upper Vermont Seams.

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits202320222021202020192018201720162015
Coal (metallurgical) kt  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe17,12615,92214,71017,99217,020
All production numbers are expressed as clean coal.

Operational metrics

Metrics2022202120202019201820172016
Coal tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe22,732,518 t21,360,594 t20,509,249 t24,278,925 t
Tonnes processed  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe23,029,620 t21,072,081 t20,338,929 t23,026,402 t

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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AV - Autonomous

Personnel

Mine Management

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