SHOWCASE COAL MINE OF THE WEEK – GOONYELLA RIVERSIDE!!
The Goonyella Riverside mine located in the Bowen Basin of central Queensland, Australia, has estimated recoverable coal reserves of 549Mt (530Mt proven and 19Mt probable) as of June 2019. The open-pit coal mine is owned and operated by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA). The Goonyella mine, which commenced production in 1971, was merged with the adjacent Riverside mine in 1989. The Goonyella Riverside mine produced 17.1Mt of coking coal in the year ending 30 June 2019, compared to 15.8Mt of coal in the preceding year. BMA announced plans to implement autonomous haulage at Goonyella Riverside in 2019 - "Mining-technology.com"
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