Ownership: Anglo American Plc (70%) Mitsui & Company Ltd (30%)
The Capcoal mine site consists of both open cut and underground mining. The operation near Mackay produces prime quality hard coking and pulverised coal injection coal.
Capcoal is a combined open cut and underground operation about 25km southwest of Middlemount and 240km from Mackay.
The mine comprises of two underground mines (Grasstree and Aquila) and two open cut mines (Lake Lindsay and Oak Park).
It produces more than 8mtpa of prime quality hard coking and pulverised coal injection (PCI) coal, which is exported to steel manufacturers in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India and throughout Europe.
OCapcoal will produce 11mtpa of hard coking and PCI coal from this year.