Clarence operates an underground mine, a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP) and water treatment plant in the Western Coalfields of NSW near Lithgow.
Clarence are utilising the place change partial extraction method of mining. The mine operate a single flexible conveyor train (FCT) and three shuttle car panels in order to extract approximately 2.5 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) ensures performance against approvals and licence conditions and facilitates continual improvement.
Community Consultative Committee (CCC) meetings are held twice a year to provide a forum for open discussions between representatives of Clarence , the community and other stakeholder’s on issues directly relating to the mines operation and environmental performance.