National Pump and energy
HomeMinesNSWPine Dale
LEVEL 33 385 BOURKE ST MELBOURNE VIC , 3000
P: 03 8628 1000
www.energyaustralia.com.au

PINE DALE

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

The Pine Dale black coal mine is located five kilometres from Wallerawang and 17 kilometres north of Lithgow, in the Western Coalfields Region of central New South Wales. It was acquired by Chinese energy company, CLP Holdings, through its Australian subsidiary, Energy Australia, in 2012. The Pine Dale mine supplies coal to Delta Electricity's nearby Wallerawang and Mt Piper power stations.


The Pine Dale Coal Mine Supplies Fuel for Delta Electricity's Mt Piper Power Station
The Pine Dale Mine currently produces up to 350,000 tonnes of coal a year for the purposes of satisfying Delta Electricity's fuel requirements in operating its Mt Piper power station alone. Delta Electricity is also owned by Energy Australia. The company is presently seeking approval to extend its coal mining operation at Pine Dale that, once approved, will extend the life of the mine by 10 to 15 years while at the same time increasing its annual production to around two million tonnes of coal annually.


Pine Dale Owner Energy Australia has Operated Open cut Coal Mines in Australia Since 2001
Energy Australia has been operating open cut coal mines to generate power for its power stations since 2001, when it became the owner operator of Australia's biggest open cut brown coal mine in Victoria's Latrobe Valley at Yallourn.


Initial Pine Dale Coal Became Exhausted in 2010
The Pine Dale coal mine's initial coal reserve expired in 2010 and its then owner, Enhance Place, formulated a plan to extend its operation through using the coal remaining in the nearby abandoned Yarraboldy open pit mine. The Yarraboldy extension gave the Pine Dale Mine access to an additional 800,000 tonnes of coal to be mined over the following three years with production levels remaining at 350,000 tonnes a year. This extension allowed Energy Australia to continue with the use of its existing infrastructure, while progressing with the rehabilitation of the existing mine site as well as that of the Yarraboldy extension. The crushed coal from the extended mining operation would still be able to transported by truck, in the same manner as before, from the Pine Dale mine to the Mt Piper power station, by way of the Castlereagh Highway.


Pine Dale Extension Takes 12 Months to be Approved
The Pine Dale extension, that was held up for 12 months awaiting both state and federal government approvals, finally got underway in early 2012, with the first shipment going to the Mt Piper power station by the end of January. The re-opening of the mine created 20 jobs for local mine workers, the same number that were employed at the mine before the mine had to close when the initial Pine Dale coal reserve became exhausted.


Hong Kong listed energy company, CLP Holdings, became involved in energy production in Australia through its ownership of TRUenergy. It rebranded TRUenergy to Energy Australia in 2012 after it acquired the New South Wales based power retail company, Energy Australia, in 2011. Rather than operate as two separate identities it chose to merge the two brands into the one national brand, Energy Australia.
 

Energy Australia

Energy Australia provide energy needs to over 2.8 million households and businesses across the South-East of Australia, SA, NSW and Qld.Assets includeYallourn Power station, Waterloo Wind Farm, Iona Gas plant just to name a few.

ADDRESS

Energy Australia
Level 33 385 Bourke St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

OTHER INFO

Phone03 8628 1000

View Energy Australia Page

We Currently have No Jobs Specified for

PINE DALE

Visit Jobs Section

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

Following are the resources mined at Pine Dale

Y Fronts teaser bannerDowner Group 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