Client: Xstrata
Location: Bulga, New South Wales

The Bulga Complex is located 15 kilometres southwest of Singleton near the village of Broke in New South Wales. Here, Global Surface Mining provided a surface miner service for the selective mining of coal.Despite some initial setbacks, the team was able to successfully mill to the coal and partings interface with a high level of accuracy, with plant and sampling outcomes reflecting the operators and machines continuing improvement in the material. Throughout the project the machine achieved a mechanical availability of 90%.