Peabody Energy said it is proceeding with the ventilation of the first segment of the North Goonyella Mine in consultation with the Queensland Mine Inspectorate as part of a comprehensive phased re-ventilation and re-entry plan. Longwall production is expected to begin in 2020.
“This marks an important first step in the next phase of activities aimed at resuming normal operations at North Goonyella,” said Glenn Kellow, Peabody president and CEO. “As we move forward in the process, we appreciate the ongoing support of our many stakeholders including our employees, the union, customers, the inspectorate, neighboring mines, the community of Moranbah and countless others.”
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