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Peak Downs Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    Peak Downs coal mine in the Bowen Basin of Central Queensland, Australia, is the sixth biggest coal mine in the world.Peak Downs coal production began in 1972. It is a large open cut operation located 31 kilometres from the town of Moranbah. The Peak Downs Mine is one of seven other open cut coal mines owned by BMA in the coal rich 75,000 square kilometre Bowen Basin of Queensland with peak Downs being one of the companies oldest and most established sites. The coal mining operation at Peak Downs is now around 40 kilometres long and capable of producing more than nine million tonnes of coal annually, which, at current production levels, will last for the next 60 years.

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