New Oakleigh Mine

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New Oakleigh Mine
New Oakliegh Mine.jpg
Mine pit, 2010
Location
New Oakleigh Mine is located in Australia
New Oakleigh Mine
New Oakleigh Mine
Location in Australia
LocationRosewood
StateQueensland
CountryAustralia
Coordinates27°37′06.6″S 152°34′31.7″E / 27.618500°S 152.575472°E / -27.618500; 152.575472Coordinates: 27°37′06.6″S 152°34′31.7″E / 27.618500°S 152.575472°E / -27.618500; 152.575472
Owner
CompanyNew Hope Coal
Websitehttp://www.newhopecoal.com.au

The New Oakleigh Mine was a thermal coal mine in the Moreton Basin. The mine is located north of Rosewood in South East Queensland.

Thermal Coal was extracted from the open pit by trucks, excavators and front-end loaders.[1]

New Hope Coal the owners of the mine, were to cease operations sometime around 2009.[2] However mining activity continued through to 2013. The mine was officially closed on 25 January 2013.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Oakleigh". New Hope Coal. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Coal Mining Then & Now" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2008. Retrieved 1 June 2008.
  3. ^ http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/new-hope-to-shut-oakleigh-coal-mine