Macarthur Coal suspends mining

MACARTHUR Coal Limited has suspended coal mining activities at its Coppabella Mine where more than 233 mm in rain has fallen in the last two days.

MACARTHUR Coal Limited has suspended coal mining activities at its Coppabella Mine where more than 233 mm in rain has fallen in the last two days.

CEO Nicole Hollows said there was some damage to haul roads, but no damage to large, mobile equipment.

“We do not anticipate that this rain event will have a significant impact on sales for the 2008 financial year, however, we will inform the market if the situation changes,” she said.

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