Liddell Coal Operations

Liddell Coal Operations is an established open cut mine that produces thermal and metallurgical coal.

Liddell Coal 2022 contribution

  • $426m

    Total contribution

  • 3,406,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 340

    Employees and contractors

  • $151m

    Spent on goods and services


The operation is located 25 kilometres north-west of Singleton in the Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales.

In February 2019, Liddell Coal was granted modifications to its development consent DA 305-11-01-(Mod. 7). The approved modifications related to rehabilitation and other matters.


Liddell Coal is operated and managed by Liddell Coal Operations Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore Coal, on behalf of a joint venture between Glencore (67.5%) and Mitsui Matsushima Australia (32.5%).

Regulatory information

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Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of Singleton, Muswellbrook and the broader Upper 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 Liddell Coal Operations include:

  • Hunter Valley Fly Fishing Club – multi-year restocking of Lake St Clair with native Australian Bass Fingerlings
  • Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music - ongoing scholarships for music students.

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 Liddell Coal Operations:

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

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

Operation enquiries

Address: PO Box 7, Singleton NSW 2330
Tel: +61 2 6570 9900

To make a general enquiry, please complete and submit the form below. Fields marked with an * are mandatory.

Community complaints and blasting information hotline

24 hours/7days

Tel: 1800 037 317