For over 45 years, Port Waratah Coal Services has been proudly receiving, stockpiling, blending and loading coal for export at the Port of Newcastle. We own and manage the Kooragang and Carrington Coal Terminals.read more
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Our community partners do amazing things every day. Read their incredible, heart-warming stories filled with community spirit and human kindness.read more
Explore our sustainability, financial, operational and social performance for the 2021 calendar yearRead more
Being part of Newcastle is at the heart of everything we do. We build strong relationships and work cooperatively with our people, customers and our community to continuously improve our performance and contribute to a smart, sustainable and vibrant Newcastle.
What we accomplished in 2021
Our Key Drivers
Our performance must reflect that we hold the health and safety of our people in our business as an overriding value.
Our environmental performance and our engagement with stakeholders will support being granted ongoing and if required, new Licences To Operate.
Our culture encourages and rewards employee alignment and engagement. Our systems support efficient and effective leadership, robust governance and excellence in operational delivery.
We deliver the services our customers expect and we care for our assets so that we can do so reliably on an ongoing basis at the lowest sustainable coal handling charge. We have efficient and robust governance and commercial processes.
We engage proactively and positively with end users, customers and other service providers in the interest of maximising coal chain performance while securing our commercial model. We understand our development opportunities and are positioned to be able to pursue them when required.
We know that dust is one of the key environmental concerns for our neighbouring communities. We understand that if not managed appropriately, the nature and scale of our operations have the potential to generate dust and negatively impact our community.Air Quality
Noise management controls are incorporated into the design of plant and equipment, project planning, scheduling of work, the systems and procedures that guide our daily operations and long-term noise improvement strategies.Noise
The efficient use of water is a key component of responsible day-to-day management of our operations and is central to what we do. Preserving the quality of the Hunter River is an important consideration in our water management.Water
We work to create a positive environmental footprint, and consider this the measure of our demand against the capacity of the natural resources and environment in which we operate. This includes energy efficiency, waste, water consumption and land use and biodiversity.Footprint
Our business is inextricably linked with the global seaborne coal trade, the continued demand for Hunter Valley coal and supporting universal access to affordable and reliable energy. We recognise and are planning for the global transitioning to a low carbon future and expect to play a role for decades to come.Climate
NSW Government Development Consents and Licences outline the expectations placed on Port Waratah in order to minimise our impact on the environment and the community.Compliance
Hear from our CEO Hennie du Plooy and members of our team about how important the community programme is to Port Waratah and what our support means to four of our valued community partners.