Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) Share Price and News
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Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) is the biggest pure play coal miner on the Australian share market. The company currently operates four mines (three open cut and one large underground mine) in the Gunnedah Coal Basin of NSW.
The mining giant also maintains a number of exploration and development projects in Queensland and New South Wales.
Founded in 1999, the company employs approximately 1,600 people, operates predominantly in New South Wales, and is administered by its head office in Sydney.
As a resource share in the ASX coal sector, the Whitehaven Coal share price is tied to the sometimes volatile fluctuations in the commodity pricing for the ‘black gold’. After WHC shares first listed on the ASX in 2007, Whitehaven has been a strong performer and now makes up part of the S&P/ASX 200 Index.
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) Latest News
Sean O'Neill | August 13, 2015 11:10am
There are precious few bright spots for WHITEHAVEN COAL LIMITED (ASX:WHC) shareholders today. More »
Brendon Lau | July 14, 2015 11:47am
Federal MP Clive Palmer wants Australia to impose a tax on iron ore shipments to China to show our most important trading partner who's... More »
Ryan Newman | July 3, 2015 1:42pm
WHITEHAVEN COAL LIMITED (ASX: WHC) is down 8.2% today and 11.4% in the last two sessions. More »
Sean O'Neill | April 21, 2015 10:03am
Falling use of coal-fired electricity is not great news for struggling coal producers like WHITEHAVEN COAL LIMITED (ASX:WHC). More »
Mike King | March 23, 2015 10:12am
Will the S&P/ASX 200 cross the 6,000 level today? More »