Boundary Hill is one of several pits consists in the Southern area of Dunn Creek, Trap Gully and The Hut pits. The fourth pit, Boundary Hill, is located 20 kilometres to the north-east. The mine uses both dragline and truck and shovel methods of overburden removal.
Anglo American is currently working towards securing approval for the Boundary Hill South project which, if approved, will be managed as part of the Callide operation. The existing Boundary Hill South operation has a limited life span with resources expected to be exhausted by 2016. The successful approval and construction of the Boundary Hill South project will allow the mine to continue to provide local employment opportunities for local business and maintain continuous coal supply to our existing customers.
The majority of workers live in the township of Biloela which has a population of 5800.