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SARAJI
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Mine: Saraji
Commodity: Coal
Ownership: BHP Billiton (50%), Mitsubishi Corporation (50%)

Operations

The Saraji open cut mine is near Dysart in central Queensland. It is one of the largest coal mines in the world, with a production capacity of 5mtpa of coal in reserve, and 11 coal seams that strike an average width of 4km and extend for 30km in a north and south orientation. Saraji coal is exported via the nearby Goonyella railway line



Mine status
BHP Billiton reportedly cut around 230 jobs at the Saraji to improve productivity.


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