Mangoola Open Cut

Our Mangoola Open Cut operation produces thermal coal suitable for export and domestic use.

Mangoola Open Cut 2023 contribution

  • $725m

    Total contribution

  • 8,192,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 420

    Employees and contractors

  • $312m

    Spent on goods and services

Rehabilitation at Mangoola

At Mangoola open cut coal mine, we continually look for areas of improvement across all areas of the business, including rehabilitation.

Take a 360o virtual tour of Mangoola to learn about our progressive, world-class rehabilitation practices.


The operation is based in the Wybong area, 20 kilometres west of Muswellbrook and 10 kilometres north of Denman in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.


Mangoola Coal is 100% owned and operated by Glencore.

In 2020, Mangoola Open Cut celebrated 10 years of operation and has mined over 100 million tonnes of the coal reserve.

On 26 April 2021, the Mangoola Coal Continued Operations Project to was granted development consent SSD 8642 which provides for continued open cut mining adjacent to the north of the existing mine. For more information, visit our Mangoola Coal Continued Operations Project page.

Regulatory information

Follow the links below to view our:

Best practice rehabilitation being undertaken at Mangoola

Best practice rehabilitation being undertaken at Mangoola

Learn how we have used natural landform in rehabilitation at Mangoola.
Watch Film

Learn how we have used natural landform in rehabilitation at Mangoola.

Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of the Muswellbrook local government area 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 Mangoola Open Cut include:

  • Upper Hunter Show – the annual show held in Muswellbrook, packed with entertainment, exciting rides and sideshow alley action for the family—in particular, Mangoola sponsors the Upper Hunter Showgirl competition that acknowledges young women who are passionate about regional issues
  • Wanaruah Land Council Facilities Upgrade – our electrical and mechanical apprentices gave their time to significantly upgrade the local Aboriginal land council’s Muswellbrook premises.

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 Mangoola Open Cut:

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

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

Operation enquiries

Address: PO Box 495, Muswellbrook NSW 2333
Tel: +61 2 6549 5500

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 014 339