Approval for Hunter Valley United Wambo coal project

Joint venture partners Glencore and Peabody Energy have received a conditional approval for the $381 million United Wambo coal project in New South Wales.

Australian Mining is reporting the United Collieries JV had sought to integrate and expand open cut mining operations at the existing United Wambo coal mine and United Colliery near Singleton in the Hunter Valley.

It will facilitate the extraction of an additional 150 million tonnes of run-of-mine (ROM) coal over a 23-year period.

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