Werris Creek Mine

Werris Creek mine

Tenements: ML 1563
Location 4 kms south of Werris Creek on the Quirindi Road.
Coal types Coal quality is typically low to medium ash, low sulphur, low phosphorus and medium to high volatile PCI and thermal coal.
Manager Werris Creek Coal Pty Ltd (wholly-owned subsidiary of Whitehaven Coal Limited)
Mining Operations Werris Creek is mined using truck and excavator producing up to 2.0 million tonnes per annum as raw coal for the export market.The coal is transported directly by rail from Werris Creek to the Port of Newcastle.Around 70 people are employed on site.
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 In the quarter ended September 2011, New South Wales Government approval for extension of Werris Creek was received. The new approval allows production of up to 2.5Mtpa for 20 years.