Maules Creek ramping up in-pit dumping

WHITEHAVEN Coal will increase the amount of in-pit dumping at its Maules Creek open cut coal mine in New South Wales in FY23 after hitting the pit bottom in the June quarter.

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The Maules Creek mine sequence accessed the Braymont seam and the lowest seams in the Southwest area.

This comes as cost and labour pressures resulted in Maules Creek producing slightly less than its forecast range of between 11.3-11.7 million tonnes in FY22.