Goonyella Riverside Mine History


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Goonyella Riverside Mine
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HistoryGoonyella Riverside is a large open cut coking coal mine in the Bowen Basin. It is one of themany coal mines in Central Queensland and is located at Moranbah about 30 Km north of thetownship.1971 Goonyella Mine commenced operation,owned by CQCA joint ventures, managed byUtah Development Co.1982 Riverside Mine commenced operation, ownedby Thiess Dampier Mitsui, managed by BHP1984BHP purchased Utah International Inc., thusmajor interest in both Goonyella andRiverside1989CQCA’s Goonyella and BHP Mitsui’sRiverside Mines management amalgamated,to give improved operation while retainingseparate ownership2000Formal adoption of One Mine Plan enablingoptimum use of all site resources – people,equipment and coal2001Formation of BHP Billiton MitsubishiAlliance; Owner of Goonyella and managerof RiversideLocation
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CountryLocationOfficeAustraliaBrisbaneCoal Head OfficeAustraliaMelbourneGlobal HeadquartersAustraliaPerthIron Ore Head OfficeCanadaSaskatoonPotash Head OfficeChileSantiagoCopper Head OfficeMalaysiaKuala LumpurGlobal Corporate ServicesCentreSingaporeSingaporeMarketing and CorporateOfficeUKLondonCorporate OfficeUSHoustonPetroleum Head OfficeUSNew YorkCorporate OfficeProduction OutputThe mine produced 12.4Mta of metallurgical coal in the year to July 2014, and output in thecurrent financial would not affected by the contract termination (Harvey,2015). Emily Perry saidthat any potential production impact for 2015 will be reported by the organization in quarterlyproduction reports at time.
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