Rolleston Open Cut
Rolleston Open Cut mine produces thermal coal predominantly for export.
Rolleston Open Cut 2019 contribution
employees and contractors
tonnes of saleable product
spent on goods and services
The mine is located 16 kilometres west of Rolleston township and 140 kilometres southeast of Emerald, in Queensland's Bowen Basin.
Product is loaded into train carriages and transported to domestic markets or for export via the Gladstone ports of RG Tanna and the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET).
Glencore manages and operates the site and holds a 75% share in a joint venture with Sumisho Coal Australia (12.5%) and ICRA Rolleston (12.5%).
Rehabilitation at Rolleston Open Cut
Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of Rolleston, Springsure, the Central Highlands region and the wider Bowen Basin of Queensland.
We are committed to engaging with all stakeholders, particularly those in the local community.
Glencore partners with organisations to promote sustainable development in:
Our community partnerships at Rolleston Open Cut include:
- Camp Quality – supporting this organisation to give children facing cancer the chance to be kids again
- Capricorn Rescue Helicopter – supporting the operation of Capricorn Rescue, which plays a vital role in providing emergency air services across the region.
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