Hunter Valley Operations

Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) is a large-scale open cut operation that produces some of the highest quality thermal and semi-soft metallurgical coal in the world.

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The mine is located at Lemington, 24 kilometres north-west of Singleton in New South Wales’ Upper Hunter Valley.

HVO operates under two planning approvals, HVO North and HVO South mining areas, geographically divided by the Hunter River.


Hunter Valley Operations Joint Venture (HVOJV) is a jointly controlled operation through a Joint Venture between Glencore (49%) and Yancoal (51%).

Visit HVO's environmental monitoring website to find environmental monitoring reports.

Continuation project

The HVO Continuation Project aims to recover further coal resources within the existing mining tenements at HVO, extending the life of mine from 2025 to 2050 at HVO North and from 2030 to 2045 at HVO South.

Learn about the HVO Continuation Project.

Regulatory information

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Operation enquiries

Address: 1011 Lemington Road, Ravensworth NSW 2330
Tel: +61 2 6570 0300

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