Winning Illawarra Coal

Australian Workers Film Guide


Commissioned by BHP Steel International Group, this film shows underground mining at the Cordeaux Colliery in the Illawarra region of New South Wales.  This film highlights modern coal extraction methods, ventilation and dust suppression techniques, roof support techniques and a modern longwall mining operation.

Special Notes/Achievements

This is the fifteenth of fifteen films in the Fitzgerald Collection.

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 11 mins 30 secs

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