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Coal: Surface mined coal statistics archive

This survey, previously known as 'the Opencast Coal Survey', been renamed to 'Survey of Surface Mined Coal' to better reflect modern methods used to extract shallow coal and align with terminology used by the Coal Authority and the coal extraction industry. The change came into effect for presentation of 2014 data.

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View the Opencast Coal Survey for 2012-2013 (136 kb)

View the Opencast Coal Survey for 2011-2012 (136 kb)

Opencast Coal Survey statistics 2009-2010 (79 kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2008-2009 (60 kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2007-2008 (82.4 kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2006-2007 (268kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2005-2006 (186kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2004-2005 (236kb)

Opencast coal mining statistics 2003-2004 (256kb)