Broadmeadow mine

Broadmeadow is one of nine metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Broadmeadow at a glance

The Broadmeadow coal mine is a part of BMA, the 50:50 joint venture between BHP and Mitsubishi Development.
2005The mine was opened in 2005.
5.2MtIt achieved record underground coal mined of 5.2Mt in FY2021.
770kgIt takes approx. 770kg of met coal to make steel for a mid-sized car.

Broadmeadow is located in Queensland's Bowen Basin, 34 kilometers north of Moranbah. It is a longwall underground coal operation. Coal is processed jointly with coal from the Goonyella Riverside open cut operation.

Metallurgical coal

Metallurgical coal (sometimes referred to as coking coal) is a naturally occurring sedimentary rock found within the Earth’s crust.

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