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NSW Mining Jobs With Whitehaven Coal

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This is a Bowen Basin job located in the Mackay & Coalfields area. Do you live close to this location, or are you willing to FIFO from within Queensland?

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Whitehaven CoalWhitehaven is the leading coal producer in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin. They are scaling up underground longwall coal mining operations in Narrabri and have a wide selection of mining jobs available.

They have a focus around the development of significant new NSW coal projects and Whitehaven are the place to go for NSW mining job opportunities� as the workforce is expected to be larger than 1500 in the next five years.

Whitehaven has an 11% interest in the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG), which is currently building a new coal export terminal at the Port of Newcastle. This is in addition to its Port Waratah Coal Services.

They are an independent company which has a high quality mining portfolio and are also developing three of Australia’s most significant new coal projects.

They have a number of coal exploration assets in NSW and Queensland.

  • Their brand new Narrabri underground operation is soon to start underground longwall coal production, as well as increased activity at four other existing open cut mines – all situated in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin.� The Gunnedah Basin forms the middle bit of the Sydney-Gunnedah-Bowen Basin system which runs along the eastern side of Australia. It is rich in coal deposits and covers an area of over 15 000 square kilometres.
  • Their Maules Creek and Vickery Projects, also in the Gunnedah Basin are in the approvals stage and are expected to provide significant and exciting career opportunities across a wide range of mining jobs in NSW. Maules Creek is one of the last major undeveloped and significant multi-seam coal deposits in New South Wales and is expected to have a project life of over 30 years. It’s estimated that coal production will be around the 10.8 Mtpa mark.
  • The Narrabri mine is a modern, technologically-advanced underground operation. At the moment its new longwall system is being installed and ready to start coal production. The mine will produce approximately 6.0 Mtpa and has an expected life-span of over 25 years.

The company also operates its Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) and rail loader near Gunnedah.

How to find and apply for New South Wales mining jobs at Whitehaven Coal

Are you searching for a job in the mines? There are many ways to seek out a mine job in New South Wales with Whitehaven Coal. Here are a few options;

  • Sign up for mining job alerts on the Whitehaven Coal website www.whitehavencoal.com.au
  • Register for Whitehaven Coal news alerts. Keep up to date with the coal mining activities as this is often a good place to find out about future mining job opportunities.
  • Go to the website and see the selection of jobs in “open-cut� career opportunities“.
  • Go to the website and view the “underground career opportunities“.
  • Prepare your resume and make sure it is up to date and is relevant to mining. Consider having a professionally written mining focussed resume.
  • If you haven’t completed a mining induction course, then do so. This will greatly increase your chances of getting an interview at least. Read more info on the Mining Induction (recognised Standard 11 Induction Training) here.
  • Search for Whitehaven Coal jobs on the mining jobs boards like SEEK, CareerOne and Indeed.

There are always mining jobs advertised on the jobs boards. All� you need to do is be prepared to do your own research and prepare yourself. Take it seriously too!� Mining companies want workers who can commit to long-term employment, which in turn creates a stable and productive workforce and increases opportunities for career advancement as the company flourishes.

The mining and resource industry in Australia offers some incredible career opportunities, but you need to do the work and also be prepared to invest a little bit of money into training, up-skilling and further study if you want a long-term career.

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Whitehaven Coal Limited – Head Office

Level 28, 259 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
PO Box R1113, Royal Exchange NSW 1225
Phone: 02 8507 9700
Fax: 02 8507 9701

Boggabri Office – Maules Creek Project

121 Merton Street, Boggabri, NSW 2382
PO Box 56, Boggabri,�NSW 2382
Phone: 02 6749 7800
Fax: 02 6749 7899

Brisbane Office

Level 28, Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
GPO Box 874, Brisbane, QLD 4001
Phone: 07 3835 3600
Fax: 07 3835 3699

Gunnedah Office

CHPP Haul Road
PO Box 600, Gunnedah, NSW 2380
Phone: 02 67424337
Fax: 02 6742 3607

Narrabri Mine

Locked Bag 1002, Narrabri, NSW 2390
Ph: 02 6794 4755
Fax: 02 6794 4753

Newcastle Office

Level 4, 6 Newcomen Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
PO Box 638, Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: 02 4927 0711
Fax: 02 4926 3177

Rocglen Mine

PO Box 600, Gunnedah, NSW 2380
Ph: 02 6740 7000
Fax: 02 6740 7077

Sunnyside Mine

PO Box 600, Gunnedah, NSW 2380
Ph: 02 6741 9200

Tarrawonga Mine

PO Box 600, Gunnedah, NSW 2380
Ph: 02 6743 4000
Fax: 02 6743 4466

Vickery Project

PO Box 600, Gunnedah, NSW 2380
Ph: 02 6743 4215
Fax: 02 6743 4466

Werris Creek Mine

PO Box 8, Werris Creek, NSW 2341
Ph: 02 6768 7071

Fax: 02 6768 7072
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About the Bowen Basin mining region, Queensland.

The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers a total area of over 60,000 square kilometres and is located in Central Queensland; running from Collinsville to Theodore. The entire region is home to many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.

  • Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
  • New Hope Corporation Limited
  • QCoal Pty Ltd
  • Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
  • Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
  • Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
  • BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
  • Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
  • Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
  • Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
  • TEC Coal Pty Ltd
  • TerraCom Australia
  • Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
  • Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd

For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list

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