Bulga Coal

Bulga Coal open cut mining operation produces high-grade metallurgical and thermal coal.

Bulga Coal 2023 contribution

  • $1.2b

    Total contribution

  • 6,691,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 1,010

    Employees and contractors

  • $741m

    Spent on goods and services


The mine is located 15 kilometres south-west of Singleton, near the villages of Broke and Bulga in New South Wales’ Upper Hunter Valley.


Bulga Coal is a joint venture between Saxonvale Coal Pty Ltd (87.5%) and Nippon Steel Australia Pty Ltd (12.5%). Saxonvale Coal Pty Ltd is 100% owned by Oakbridge Pty Limited.

In turn, Oakbridge is an incorporated joint venture between Enex Oakbridge Pty Limited (83%), ENEOS Australia Pty Limited (15.2%) and JFE Shoji Corporation (1.8%). Enex Oakbridge Pty Limited is 100% owned by Glencore.

Regulatory information

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Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of Broke, Bulga, Singleton and the wider Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.

We are committed to engaging with all stakeholders, particularly those in the local community.

Community investment

Glencore partners with organisations to promote sustainable development in:

Our community partnerships at Bulga Coal include:

  • Broke Fair – an annual community fair supporting local industry, involving over 60 market stalls, live music, vintage car exhibitions, food and wine, along with free tours of our mine for members of the public.
  • Singleton Summer Reading Program – to encourage a continued love of reading and to improve general literacy skills, particularly among children and young people over the summer holidays.

For more information on Glencore Coal Australia’s commitment to communities, download our Community Investment Program booklet (PDF 6.8MB).

Funding opportunities

Submission of funding applications is via the Smarty Grants website.

Use the links below to access regulatory information and fact sheets for Bulga Coal:

If you have any questions about Bulga Coal, please contact us using the information below.

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Operation enquiries

Address: PMB8 (567 Broke Road), Singleton NSW 2330
Tel: +61 2 6570 2400
Fax: +61 2 6570 2450

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Community complaints line

24 hours/7days
Tel: 1800 332 693