Collinsville Open Cut

Our Collinsville Open Cut operation is Queensland's oldest existing coal mine and produces thermal and coking coal for both overseas and domestic markets.

Collinsville Open Cut 2022 contribution

  • $88m

    Total contribution

  • 2,247,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 380

    Employees and contractors


Collinsville Open Cut is located approximately 100 kilometres from Bowen in the northern part of Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Collinsville was recognised as a potential coalfield as early as 1866. Underground mining began in 1919.


Collinsville Open Cut is part of the NC Coal Company Pty Ltd that is 100% owned by Glencore.

Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of Collinsville and the northern Bowen Basin region.

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 Collinsville Open Cut include:

  • Collinsville Physical Education and Sports Project – funding a physical education and sports teacher to supplement sport and physical activities at the three primary schools in Collinsville/Scottville, before and after school activities and weekend sport, and representative teams
  • Collinsville Childcare – working with other community organisations to deliver Collinsville a long lasting viable community childcare facility.

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.

If you have any questions about Collinsville Open Cut, please contact us using the information below.

If you have a media enquiry, visit our contact us page.

Operation enquiries

Address: Scottville Road, Collinsville QLD 4804
Tel: +61 7 4785 4580

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Community complaints and enquiries

24 hours/7days

Tel: 1800 732 895