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Poitrel Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    Poitrel Mine is situated south-east of the town of Moranbah, and began open-cut operations in October 2006. It is the most recent mine to be opened fo the BHP Mitsui Coal owners, and at full production will have an annual capacity of three million tonnes of coal a year.

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  • ASX: Highwall mining to commence at Isaac Plains 2016-06-14
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