Bengalla Mining Company, located four kilometres south west of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, supplies international markets with thermal coal.

Bengalla honours its commitment to manage health, safety and environmental risks and work with the community to build enduring relationships.

Bengalla is a single pit open cut mine, using a dragline, truck and excavator method. The mine’s employees work in shifts to keep the mine operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Geologically the operation is situated in a Permian basin called the Sydney basin, and mines the Wittingham Coal Measures of the Hunter Coalfields.

We continuously strive to understand and fulfil our responsibilities as an employer and community member as well as meet our obligations under our development consent.
Bengalla Mining Company is a joint venture ownership with New Hope Group 80% and Taipower 20%.

Bengalla received an initial 21 year development consent in 1996. The consent was renewed in March 2015 and extended mining through to 2039. The extraction limit approved from the mine is 15 Million tonnes per annum of run of mine coal.

To view documents related to Bengalla operations please visit the Reporting Page.

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We believe it is our responsibility to be a key partner in and with our local communities, investing money and time to support vital community organisations. And why wouldn’t we? They are our communities too. We contribute in a number of ways.


New Hope is committed to the sustainable development of all mining lease areas under its management. Best practice environmental planning is incorporated into all phases of our projects, from development and exploration to eventual closure.

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New Hope is committed to the rehabilitation of disturbed land across its operations and has rehabilitated almost 45% of its total mined land to date.

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