Our Glendell Open Cut mine has received a recommendation for approval of its Glendell Continued Operations Project to continue mining to the north of its existing operations.

This recommendation for approval has been referred to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) for final assessment and determination.
The Glendell Open Cut mine is part of Glencore Coal’s Mount Owen Complex, off Hebden Road at Ravensworth.
The Glendell Continued Operations Project would extend mining at Glendell Mine to around 2044 on land almost completely owned by Glencore.

Project benefits over the life of the extension

  • 690

    Potential workforce

  • $447m

    Benefit to Hunter region

  • $1.12b

    Benefit to the State of New South Wales

  • $282m

    Royalty revenue for New South Wales Government

Glencore statement on Glendell Continued Operations Project referral

Glencore has advanced to the next stage in the New South Wales approval process for our Glendell Continued Operations Project following recommendation from the New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and the Environment (DPIE) that the project should proceed.

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Glendell Mine is a major contributor to the local economy, as well as a big supporter of local business. We enjoy seeing companies like Matt Robinson's MJR Excavations grow through their involvement in the mining industry.

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