Premier Coal is Western Australia's leading coal producer, mainly providing energy for the State's major electricity network.
The Company operates a modern state-of-the-art mine producing around 4 million tonnes of coal a year from the Collie Coal Basin. The Premier mine is in the south-west of Western Australia, about 200 km by road, south of Perth.
Premier Coal has a proud history of mining in Western Australia. The qualities of Premier's Collie coal are ideal for reliable, efficient electricity generation using future low-emission technology.
The Company places a high priority on effective safety and environmental management, with a strong focus on sustainable development and innovative mine site rehabilitation.
Collie is situated in the jarrah forests of WA. The region has been a centre for the timber industry for over 100 years and services a significant farming area, including viticulture and aquaculture. The Collie region is picturesque and a popular tourist destination.
Playing a large role in the south-west economy and the local community, Premier Coal provides employment, training, local business spend and community support.