About Xstrata About Xstrata

Xstrata are one of the world’s largest mining and metals companies. Xstrata is also a major producer of seven commodities including copper, coking coal, thermal coal, ferrochrome, nickel, vanadium and zinc with additional exposure to gold, cobalt, lead and silver. Xstrata operate in more than 20 countries and employ more than 70,000 people globally.

Xstrata Coal is the world’s largest exporter of seaborne thermal coal used to generate electricity and one of the largest producers of coal used to make steel. Xstrata’s headquarters are in Sydney and have interests in over 30 open cut and underground coal mines in Australia, South Africa and Colombia and exploration projects in British Columbia, Canada.

 

ABOUT COAL

Coal is a plentiful source of energy. Thermal (energy) coal provides a reliable fuel for baseload electricity generation and coking coal is also an important ingredient in the production of steel used to build cities, railways and other vital infrastructure.

 

CREATING SHARED VALUE

We deliver natural resources that are at the heart of everyday life and are central to the development of modern society.

For more information about Xstrata, please visit www.xstrata.com.au