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Griffin Coal has almost a century’s history as a key player in the Western Australian coal industry. Recognised as an energy supplier and employer of first choice, Griffin Coal’s strong foundations have made the Company a prominent contributor to Western Australia’s energy supply and a significant player in the coal industry.Throughout its history, Griffin Coal has been based at the Collie Basin, in the south west of Western Australia. The Company’s origins can be traced back to 1923, when a private syndicate was formed to develop coal leases to the south of Collie to supply coal to Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR). Four years later Griffin Coal was formed from this syndicate.Establishing its prominence in the Western Australian coal industry, Griffin Coal was involved in coal supply for WAGR until being awarded a share in the supply of coal to a major Western Australian power station in 1960.Griffin Coal has grown to become one of the largest coal suppliers in Western Australia producing over 3 million tonnes of coal annually.
A proactive supporter of the Collie community throughout its history, Griffin Coal is one of the largest employers in Collie and one of the largest economic contributors to the community. The Company operates mines in Collie 24 hours a day, 363 days per year.
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Premier Coal operates by best practice in environment and safety with a commitment to sustainability. It is committed to supplying the Western Australian electricity market with a reliable, secure and competitive fuel source.
Supporting low emission coal technology and renewables as well as developing energy efficiency opportunities and positions coal as a key part of a balanced and secure energy portfolio for Western Australia.
Premier Coal is Western Australia’s leading coal producer, mainly providing energy for the State’s major electricity network.
The Company operates a modern state-of-the-art mine producing around 4 million tonnes of coal a year from the Collie Coal Basin. The Premier mine is located in the south-west of Western Australia, about 200 km by road, south of Perth.
Premier Coal has a proud history of mining in Western Australia, since 1950. The qualities of Premier’s Collie coal are ideal for reliable, efficient electricity generation using future low-emission technology.
The Company places a high priority on effective safety and environmental management. With a strong focus on sustainable development and innovative mine site rehabilitation, Premier Coal is very focussed on leaving value after mining.
Collie is situated in the unique jarrah forests of WA. The region has been a centre for the timber industry for over 100 years and also services a significant farming area, including viticulture and aquaculture. The Collie region is very picturesque and is now a popular tourist destination.
Playing a large role in the south-west economy and the local community, Premier Coal provides employment, apprenticeships, commercial opportunities, sponsorships, scholarships and donations.