Tahmoor Colliery

Operating Company
Austral Coal Pty Ltd
Contact Details Address :
Rembrance Drive
Tahmoor NSW 2573
Phone :
(02) 4640-0100
Coal Seam
(Working Thickness)
Bulli (1.9m - 2.3 m)
Transportation 177km by rail to Port Kembla via Sydney or 122 km via Moss Vale
Underground Access


Longwall Dimensions
(Width x Length)
(225m) x (2550m)


  Manufacturer (Model) Eickhoff (SL300 DERDS)
  Drum Diameter (metres) 1.6
  Cutting Height (Method) 1.9 - 2.2 (Bi-Di)
  Power (kW) 684
Roof Supports
  Manufacturer Joy Global
  Number of Supports (Type) 155 (4 - leg Chock Shield)
  Yield Load 800 tonnes
Face Conveyor
   Manufacturer Joy Global
  Width (Chain Size) 940 mm (34 mm twin in-board)
  Chain Speed (m/sec) 1.2
  Power (kW) 2 x 375
Beam Stage Loader
   Manufacturer (kW) Joy Global (150)
   Coal Crusher (kW) MMD S108 (150)
Coal Clearance
(to the surface)
   Type (Capacity) Drift Conveyor (800 tonnes per Hour)