Caval Ridge at a glanceThe Caval Ridge coal mine is a part of BMA, the 50:50 joint venture between BHP and Mitsubishi Development.
2014 Caval Ridge was opened in 2014.
3.89Mt We achieved annual production of 3.89Mt in FY2022.
770kgIt takes around 770 kilograms of metallurgical coal to make one tonne of steel.
Caval Ridge is located in Queensland’s Bowen Basin near the town of Moranbah on the traditional lands of the Barada Barna people. Opened in 2014 and processes coal from the adjacent Peak Downs mine via an overland conveyor completed in 2018.
Metallurgical coal (sometimes referred to as coking coal) is a naturally occurring sedimentary rock found within the Earth’s crust.
Caval Ridge Blast
Caval Ridge sets world record for largest electronic blast
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Caval Ridge Mine in the Bowen Basin now holds the title of the world’s largest electronic blast completed using Dyno Nobel DigiShot technology.