Collinsville Coal Mine

The Collinsville Open Cut Mine is located 80 kilometres south-west of Bowen in North Queensland. In 1996, Thiess entered into a Life of Mine contract with Mt Isa Mines (Mt Isa Mines was acquired by Xstrata in 2003) and Itochu Coal Resources Australia P/L.

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Location:

80km south-west of Bowen, QLD

80km south-west of Bowen, QLD

Client:

Xstrata Coal Queensland Pty Ltd, Itochu Coal Resources Australia Pty Ltd & Sumitomo Australia Ltd

Commodity:

Coal

Contract Type:

Managing Contractor

Duration:

January 1996 - August 2013


The mining area covers approximately 2750 hectares and includes eight operational pits with 628 kilometres of coal haul roads to maintain