Oaky Creek Coal – January 2012

  • Supply And Installation of Ventilation Services (Including Strata Consolidation)

Manuplex won an extensive tender bid on one of the region’s largest and most significant Ventilation contracts with one of Australia biggest mining companies.

Manuplex employs over 50 direct and indirect permanent staff from the local area and is responsible for the day to day management of Ventilation at both Oaky Creek longwall mines, under the guidance of Glencore Technical Services Department.

The manufacturing and instillation of over 14,000 VCD fabrications and consumable items has been supported by our own manufacturing facility and raw materials supply line of plasters and grouts.

Fast Facts:


Location: Central Queensland
Products: (2) Premium Quality Medium Volatile Coking Coals
Employees: 900
Annual Production: 15.9 Mtpa run of mine
Estimated mine life: 32 Years

The mine has two underground operations and a coal preparation plant. Product is dispatched through eastern sea ports in Mackay and Gladstone. The underground operations are modern state of the art longwall operations with associated developmental works.