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Baal Bone
Company Profile

Mine: Baal Bone
Commodity: Coal
Ownership: Xstrata Plc (95.00%) Sumitomo Corporation (5.00%)

The underground and open cut mine was established in 1983 at the site of the old Ben Bullen mine which was abandoned in 1952. The colliery was developed to replace the diminishing reserves at Wallerawang Colliery to the south.

Mine status

Mining ceased at the colliery in 2011 with the completion of longwall. Since 2012 it has been used as a training facility for Xstrata employees.



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