Whitehaven starts mining at Maules Creek


After months of protests, Whitehaven has officially begun open-cut mining at its flagship Maules Creek site in northern NSW. "Two blasts last week preceded today's start of full-scale mining using Whitehaven's new mining fleet being operated by Whitehaven employees," the company said in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange on Wednesday. "The Maules Creek project remains on budget and schedule with first saleable coal expected to be railed from Maules Creek in March 2015.

Read more here: Business Spectator


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