Clarence is an underground coal mine located in the Western Coalfields of NSW near Lithgow.
Utilising the place change partial extraction method of mining Clarence operates a single flexible conveyor train (FCT) and shuttle car panels in order to extract up to 3 million tonnes of coal annually, predominately for the export market.
Safety and Environmental Management is at the core on Clarence’s operations. The mine’s Environmental Management System (EMS) delivers performance against approvals and licence conditions and facilitates continual improvement.
Community Consultative Committee (CCC) meetings are held twice a year to provide a platform for open discussions between representatives of Clarence, the community and other key stakeholder’s on issues directly relating to the mines operation and environmental performance.