Fortescue considering coal

Fortescue Metals Group is considering a move into coal.

Fortescue Metals Group is considering a move into coal.
The iron ore miner confirmed that it is looking at branching into the commodity after placing an advertisement for a specialist coal geologist to assess opportunities presented to the company.
The miner explained that a number of opportunities outside of iron ore have presented to it, "And we need relevant expertise in-house to assess those opportunities while our core focus remains on iron ore,” it told AAP.
It is looking at minerals on its New Zealand tenements.
 

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