Rolleston is a tier one mining asset located in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. It is one of the largest open cut thermal coal operations in Australia. Rolleston is owned 12.5% by Winfield Energy, 12.5% by Sumitomo and 75% by Glencore. 

Rolleston is located 16km west of the township of Rolleston and 275km west of Gladstone, in the Central Highlands region of Queensland’s resource rich southern Bowen Basin. 

Rolleston encompasses five mining leases which cover an area of over 17,400ha and has six EPCs that include an area of 53,000ha.

Rolleston is mined using a combination of truck and shovel and draglines, producing two products: a 5,500 and a 5,000 kcal/kg low-ash thermal coal.


The substantial majority of saleable production is sold into export markets with some domestic supply.