Somerset Operations: Australia | Bowen Basin

Somerset has established operations in the Bowen Basin commencing in 2016, with further operations under development. Existing sites have achieved greater than 5% whole of plant yield uplift through the application of Somerset’s Sub325® system. Somerset developed the technology and systems required, and provided the capital and on-going maintenance services, to deliver this impressive uplift in whole-of-plant performance.

  • Australian Bowen Basin operations commenced Jan 2016
  • Operations at four mines in the Bowen Basin include flotation, fine coal capture and dewatering and CHPP optimisation
  • Yield uplift of between 3.5%-5.0% delivered at existing sites


Somerset International | North America

Somerset International, Inc. has conducted fine coal recovery testing in the USA coal market at over forty operating plants since April 2015. Somerset is now operating in more than thirteen plants across West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania and British Columbia, Canada. The yield improvement at existing operating plants is up between 1.0% to 3.6% total plant uplift. Read more

Somerset also installed Acid Mine Drainage systems (Maelstrom Oxidiser) at over twenty sites in the USA, in many cases reducing chemical usage by 50% to 100%. Read more

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USA Market Summary

  • Operations in ten plants in USA
  • Yield improvements up between 1.0 % to 3.6% total plant uplift

Other global operations

  • Three Sub-325® installations in Canada
  • Somerset Russia business established in 2017