Springvale is an underground coal mine located in the Western Coalfields near Lithgow in New South Wales. Using longwall mining methods coal is transferred by conveyor to surface facilities, where it is then transported by dedicated overland conveyors to Springvale Coal Services. The coal is then processed predominately for domestic use at Mount Piper Power Station with the balance exported via Lidsdale Siding (train loading facility).
The mine has over 25 years of continued support of the Lithgow and surrounding communities through sponsorship of local organisations, schools, and events as well as providing local employment opportunities.
The Western Community Consultative Committee (CCC) meets twice a year to provide a platform for open discussions between representatives of Springvale, the community and other key stakeholder’s on issues directly relating to the mines operation and environmental performance.