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Peabody Provides Operational Update On North Goonyella


Monday, 1 Oct 2018 

Sept 30 (Reuters) - Peabody Energy Corp ::PEABODY PROVIDES OPERATIONAL UPDATE ON NORTH GOONYELLA.PEABODY ENERGY - IT HAS DEVELOPED A MULTI-TIERED PLAN IN AN EFFORT TO EXTINGUISH FIRE AND CONTAIN IMPACTS AT ITS NORTH GOONYELLA MINE IN QUEENSLAND.SAYS PLAN WAS REVIEWED BY QUEENSLAND MINE INSPECTORATE AND IS UNDERGOING IMPLEMENTATION AT THIS TIME.SAYS UNDERGROUND MINE AND SURFACE AREAS REMAIN RESTRICTED TO ACCESS THROUGH EXCLUSION ZONES WHILE WORK CONTINUES.SAYS NOTED THAT FIRE IS ONGOING, AND IT IS TOO EARLY TO ASSESS EXTENT OF IMPACTS.