Whitehaven Coal opens up it's Maules Creek and Vickery Extension Project sites

WHITEHAVEN Coal opened it’s Maules Creek site up to visitors ahead of it’s Vickery Extension Project announcement.

On Thursday members of local council’s and local media went behind the scenes to take a first hand look at some of the work done at the Maules Creek mine.

Hosted by Whitehaven Coal CEO and Managing Director Paul Flynn, visitors took a tour of the mine’s control centre as well as taking in a lookout over the coal pit.

The mine tour was followed by a visit to the site of the proposed Vickery extension project before concluding at Whitehaven Coal’s Gunnedah office for the announcement that Whitehaven Coal will excise a portion of land known as ‘Blue Vale’ from the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Vickery Extension Project.