History

1999

Whitehaven Coal Limited is established

2000

Mining commenced at Canyon open cut mine (formerly Whitehaven mine)

2005

Mining commenced at Tarrawonga open cut mine

2007

Whitehaven Coal IPO and listed on the ASX

2007

Environmental assessments lodged for mines at Narrabri, Belmont/Rocglen and Sunnyside

2008

$130m capital raising completed Construction of Narrabri is underway

2009

NCIG under construction Production commenced at Rocglen

2010

Canyon mine closed, rehab commenced Purchase of Vickery Project

2010

Capital raise of $203m Expanded Gunnedah CHPP to 4.0Mtpa

2011

First coal from Narrabri

2012

Merger with Aston Resources Boardwalk and Coalworks acquired Longwall installed at Narrabri

2013

Narrabri declared Commercial

Maules Creek aproved by Government

2014

Construction at Maules Creek

2015

First coal at Maules Creek
Financial close on a $1.4 billion Senior Secured Bank Facility

2016

Record ROM production at more than 20 Mtpa on a 100% basis Maules Creek declared commercial

2016

Company won industry awards for Aboriginal employment program at Maules Creek, apprenticeship program (and for Annual Report)

2017

Record year of production, 23 million ROM Coal