Yamala coal mine

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Australiacoal}} Yamala coal mine is a proposed thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia.[1]


The Yamala mine would be located 6km to the west of Comet in the Central Bowen Basin, approximately mid-way between Emerald and Blackwater and just south of the Capricorn Highway.[1]

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Coal Mine Background

The Yamala mine was proposed by North Energy Corporation, which was bought by New Hope Group in 2011.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Yamala Coal and CHR Emerald[1]
  • Parent Company: New Hope Group (70%) Sojitz Coal Resource (30%)[1]
  • Location: Comet, Queensland, Australia[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: -23.626551, 148.475395 (approximate)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 3.5 Mtpa[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Minable Reserves: 190 million tonnes[2]
  • Coal type: Thermal[1]
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Surface/ underground[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 New Hope Group "Yamala"New Hope Website, accessed 16 September 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Northern Energy Corporation "Northern Energy Corporation highlights company progress"Ferret, 3 March 2008

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