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West Cliff coal mine


West Cliff coal mine

Report summary

West Cliff forms part of South32's Illawarra Coal group of coal mines on the south coast of New South Wales, following the spinoff from BHP Billiton. West Cliff produces a high quality hard coking coal from the Bulli seam for both export and domestic consumption. We expect West Cliff to cease operations in 2016, when the longwall will be relocated to South32's neighbouring Appin mine (see separate analysis). 

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Description

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
    • Coal seams
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Production
    • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Costs
  • Sales contracts
    • Coal quality
  • Economic assumptions

In this report there are 15 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Detailed map
  • Participation
    • Participation
  • Geology
    • Geology: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources
    • Marketable reserves
  • Production
    • Production: Image 1
    • Production: Table 1
  • Operations
    • Operations
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure
  • Costs
    • Cash costs
    • Cash costs
    • Capital costs
  • Sales contracts
    • Sales contracts: Table 1
    • Sales contracts: Table 2
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
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