||4 kms south of Werris Creek on the Quirindi Road.
||Coal quality is typically low to medium ash, low sulphur, low phosphorus and medium to high volatile PCI and thermal coal.
||Werris Creek Coal Pty Ltd (wholly-owned subsidiary of Whitehaven Coal Limited)
||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.
||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.
||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.