Sunnyside Mine

Sunnyside Mine

Tenements: ML 1624
Location 15km west of Gunnedah
Coal types Thermal
Manager Whitehaven Coal Limited
Mining Operations The Sunnyside open cut project site is located 15 km west of Gunnedah.Mining has recommenced at the Sunnyside open cut which has been on care and maintenance for an extended period. A total of 0.8Mt of coal will be mined over the next two years as part of a process to fully rehabilitate the site and close the mine permanently. Blasting at the mine commenced in late September 2017 and coal production recommenced during the December 2017 quarter.
Production Statistics Whitehaven’s most recent production statistics can be found in our Quarterly Reports released to the Australian Securities Exchange.  You can find the most recent Quarterly Report here.
Remarks Project approval granted: October 2008.

Mining Lease granted: November 2008.

Placed into care and maintenance: October 2012.

Late 2017: Mining recommenced. A total of 0.8Mt of coal will be mined over the next two years as part of a process to fully rehabilitate the site and close the mine permanently. Blasting at the mine commenced in late September 2017 and coal production recommenced during the December 2017 quarter.