United Kingdom

South32 ‍concludes review into Illawarra metallurgical coal

Friday, 13 Oct 2017 

Oct 13 (Reuters) - South32 Ltd :‍Concluded its review into Illawarra metallurgical coal's operating systems and processes​.‍Completed remedial action required to safely and sustainably recommence production at Appin mine​.‍illawarra metallurgical coal produced 819KT of coal during Sept. 2017 quarter​.Unit operating costs and profitability will be significantly impacted by a lower rate of production in FY18​.‍Longwall 707 restarted production and co plans to operate a single longwall at Appin mine​.