Welcome to Bulga Coal

Bulga Coal includes Bulga Open Cut and the Coal Handling and Preparation Plant.  Bulga Coal is located 15 kilometres southwest of Singleton near the villages of Broke and Bulga in New South Wales. 

Bulga Coal produces approximately 12 million tonnes of semi soft coking coal and thermal coal a year, which is railed to the Port of Newcastle for export to China and Japan. The coal is used predominately for steel making and power generation. 

Coal mining at Bulga Coal began in 1982 when BHP was granted approval to mine coal, known as the Saxonvale Mine.  Underground mining commenced at South Bulga in 1992, Beltana in 2001 and Blakefield South in 2008.   Mining finished at Bulga Underground in May 2018.

Bulga Coal employs approximately 750 employees and contractors.  Owning around 6,000 hectares of land, Bulga Coal is one of the largest landholders in the area.   Our focus is on implementing the highest environmental standards and best practice to ensure our licence to operate and developing long-term, sustainable relationships with our local community.

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