National Pump and energy
HomeMinesQLDGerman Creek East
201 CHARLOTTE STREET BRISBANE QLD , 4000
P: 07 3834 1333 F: 07 3834 1390
affairs@angloamerican.com
www.angloamerican.com.au

GERMAN CREEK EAST

  • Information
  • Jobs
  • Owner
  • Map
  • Major Contractor
  • What is mined
About:

The German Creek open cut coal mine in the coal rich Bowen Basin Region of Queensland has extended south to now take in the Oak Park area. It is operated by Capcoal, a company jointly owned by Anglo American and Mitsui Coal Holdings Australia. The mining operation is located approximately 20 kilometres from the town of Middlemount and about 10 kilometres from the German Creek underground operation where its coal is processed for sale.


The Southern Extension of the German Creek East Open cut has Created the Oak Park Operation
Capcoal operate two underground and two open cut mines in Central Queensland's Bowen Basin Region. The two open cut operations being Lake Lindsay and Oak Park, the latter being the southern extension of the German Creek East Mine.


German Creek East With CapCoal's Other Leases Cover 27,343 Hectares
The Capcoal operated coal mines produce high quality premium grade hard coking coal for the export market, where it sold to overseas steel makers. Most of Capcoal's coal is mined from the German Creek Formation which has become renown for its high quality product. The German Creek Sequence contains five coal seams; Pleiades, Aquila, Tieri, Corvus and German Creek. Capcoal hold mining leases covering 27,343 hectares over these substantial seams that contain an estimated coal resource of one billion tonnes and reserves of 157 million tonnes.


Coal Produced is Processed at the German Creek Coal Processing Plant
The German Creek East/Oak Park coal mining operation is located 240 kilometres south west of Mackay and within comfortable driving distance from the major Queensland regional centres of Rockhampton and Emerald. Around nine million tonnes of PCI and hard coking coal is mined annually at the German Creek East/ Oak Park open cut mine along with Capcoal's other mining operations in the Bowen Basin. Following processing at the German Creek Coal Processing Plant (CHPP) the coal is transported 360 kilometres to the RG Tanna Coal Terminal and the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal for exporting to customers in Latin America, Europe and throughout Asia.


Most German Creek East Workers Live at Middlemount
Most mine workers who are employed at the German Creek East/ Oak Park open cut coal mine live in the town of Middlemount that provides them with modern sporting, community and educational facilities, much of it subsidised by the Capcoal mining operations. The mine management keeps up a range of informal and formal communication avenues with the towns people and their various organisations. An important aspect is the support given to community events and various services. In 2008/09 the company invested $25 million in the upgrading of 100 homes in the town and spent $2.6 million upgrading the Middlemount shopping centre.


Mining Began at German Creek in 1991
Open pit coal mining began at German Creek in the latter half of 1991 with the use of four drag-lines. Today it only uses one drag-line at the Oak Park operation mining the five metre thick Middlemount seam. The mining operation itself is supported by utilising a large up to date fleet of dozers, loaders, coal haulers and the necessary support equipment, as well as all the necessary site facilities that carry out maintenance and repair work. The Oak Park operation is planned to extend the German Creek East open pit mine for a further twenty years.
 

Anglo American

Anglo American's metallurgical coal business in Australia was formed in 2000 after purchasing Shell Coal.Now being the second largest Australian metallurgical coal producer with six mining operations in Qld and NSW, including Capcoal, Dawson, Foxleigh, Moranbah North, Callide all in Qld and Drayton...........read more

ADDRESS

Anglo American
201 Charlotte Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000

GPO Box 1410
Brisbane, QLD 4001

OTHER INFO

Phone07 3834 1333
fax07 3834 1390

View Anglo American Page

We Currently have No Jobs Specified for

GERMAN CREEK EAST

Visit Jobs Section

No Information listed at this time ......

Following are the resources mined at German Creek East

Y Fronts teaser banner MiningLink prefered resume writers Civil Link Banner
Boilermakers
Boilermakers required for various roles for fixed plant and mobile equipment shutdowns

Riggers Dido


Operator Maintainer
Bis Industries requires an Operator Maintainer to join our operations at Karara, this is offered FIFO on 2:1 roster from Perth, come join the team!

Mc Truck Drivers Gunnedah
Bis Industries is seeking MC Drivers commencing at Gunnedah on a Monday to Friday roster and every other Saturday as required.

Mc Drivers Goldfields
Seeking expressions of interest from experienced MC Drivers, in consideration for multiple opportunities across our operations in the Goldfields.

Prelude Arrives In Australia
Shell Australia's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters this week after its 5,800km journey from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, ....

Australia's Largest Testing Rig Unveiled In Rocky
Siemens has invested $5 million into the Rockhampton Service Centre, which unveiled this week, Australia’s largest and most advanced gearbox load test rig for mining, wind power and other core ....

Dinosaur Find At Qld Mine Site
Palaeontologists and volunteers will work over the next month excavating and studying 30,000-year-old dinosaur bones at the South Walker Creek mine in Central Queensland. The team of eight people, ....

Black Thoated Finch Puts New Coal Mine At Risk
The controversial black throated finch is back to cause problems for Adani with a fresh legal challenge over the planned Carmichael coalmine. New advice has found the federal environment ....

Monadelphous Awarded $55M In Contracts
Monadelphous Group Limited announced on Wednesday it has been awarded a number of new work packages with a combined value of approximately $55 million. The engineering company will carry out ....

Downer Group