Overview Ownership

Ensham Resources JV

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Entity

Ensham Resources Pty Ltd

Ownership

85% Idemitsu Australia Resources Pty Ltd
15% LG International (Australia) Pty Ltd

Tenements

 ML7459, ML7460, ML70326, ML70365, ML70366, ML70367

Location

40km northeast of Emerald, Queensland

Coal Type

Thermal

Operations

Ensham coal mine commenced production in 1993.

Open cut coal mining is currently conducted by a large prestrip fleet and 4 draglines. The largest dragline being a Bucyrus 8750.

Once exposed, the coal is removed by loader or excavator and hauled by trucks to a coal processing and stockpiling area. Coal is reclaimed via an underground conveyor and railed to Gladstone.

Employment

600 (employees & contractors)