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BHP announces it will seek approval to extend Mt Arthur mining operations by four years before closing the site in 2030

By Mathew Perry
Updated June 21 2022 - 12:54am, first published June 16 2022 - 12:17am
MT ARTHUR: Signage at the entrance to the Mt Arthur Coal mine at Muswellbrook in the Upper Hunter. Picture: Simone De Peak

The operator of the Mt Arthur coal mine near Muswellbrook has announced it will seek approval to extend mining operations by an extra four years before shutting down the site in 2030.



Mathew Perry


Journalist covering the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales for the Muswellbrook Chronicle, Singleton Argus, Scone Advocate, Hunter Valley News and occasionally the Newcastle Herald.

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