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Dawson Complex, Queensland

Producer of

Coal and coal-mine methane


Moura basin, Eastern Queensland, Australia


Anglo American (51%), Mitsui (49%)

Geology type

Permian coal measures

Mineral type

Coking coal and steam coal

Reserve base

441.7Mt (2010)

Annual production

7.0Mt capacity

Mining method

Multi-seam open pit, with highwall mining

Coal processing

Multi-circuit dense medium cyclones, spirals and flotation



Key equipment

Marion and Bucyrus Erie draglines, B-E 67R blasthole drills, Caterpillar 992C wheel loaders, Caterpillar 776, 135t to 160t coal haulers, Komatsu dozers, Archveyor highwall-mining system

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