Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX:WHC)
Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX:WHC) is Australias largest independent coal producer and the leading coal producer in North West New South Wales.
Whitehaven Coal currently operates six mines in North West NSW; five open cut mines at Maules Creek, Tarrawonga, Rocglen, Werris Creek and Sunnyside and one underground mine at Narrabri.
These sites produce thermal and metallurgical coal bound primarily for export markets in North and South Asia. The Groups overall workforce is more than 1,400, with around 75% of employees living in the local communities around where Group operations are based.
Whitehaven strives for operational excellence and in 2016 was awarded the NSW Minerals Council Mining Operation of the Year.