Vickery Project

Vickery Project

Tenements: The Project would involve open cut mining activities within CL 316 and the adjoining Mining Lease (ML) 1471 as well as mining related activities in Mining Lease Application (MLA) areas 1, 2 and 3.
Location The Vickery project is approximately 25 kilometres north of Gunnedah.
Coal types Coal quality is assessed to be consistent with Maules Creek coals – SSCC, PCI and High CV thermal coal.
Manager 100% Whitehaven Coal (Seeking to form a JV, selling up to 30%)
Mining Operations Reserves of 204Mt within Resource of 508Mt, same seams as Maules Creek.

Low capex start-up open cut mine producing 4.5Mtpa ROM coal, washing at Gunnedah CHPP, looking to expand up to 8.0Mtpa.

Earliest production likely after Maules Creek is fully ramped.

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 Whitehaven’s next project – another significant growth project. Approval was granted by the NSW Government in September 2014.